Friday, April 03, 2009

Pav Baji

I got this recipe from one of my friend long time back. Haven't tried for long time too. Today i was in a mood to make something for tea and taught of this pav baji, I have added few ingredients too.


Tomatoes 3
Cooked mash potato 1
Onion 1
Carrot 1
Ghee 2 tbs (or any cooking oil)
ginger, garlic, green chili paste 1tbs
salt as required
cumin seeds 1tsp
chili powder 1tbs (as required)
Gharam maslal 1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves

Optional ingrediants
Capsicum 1/2
Peas 1/2 cup


  • Wash the potatoes and cut them into 4 slices
  • Microwave the potatoes till you can pierce a knife smoothly into it.
  • Now peal & mash the potatoes.
  • Peal and chop the tomatoes.(see note below)
  • Chop the onions and capsicum finely and grate the carrots.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, splutter cumin seeds
  • Add chili powder, gharam masala, fry for few seconds
  • Add onion &capsicum, fry till light golden color.
  • Add ginger, garlic & green chili paste and fry till the raw smell fades.
  • Now add tomatoes and carrots, cook till they are soft.
  • Add mashed potatoes, salt and little water.
  • Cook till the gravy is thick.
Serve hot with buttered pavs, chopped onion, green chilies and lime slices.

Note :To peal tomatoes, make a cross on top of the tomato and pour hot water. Cover and keep aside for five minutes. The tomatoes can be easily peeled after that.


Home Cooked Oriya Food

Love Pav Bhaji.. This looks ulta delicious....


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