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Pao Bhaji

You don't always eat to assuage hunger and get nourishment. At times we eat for pleasure too. And some foods which we love to eat are from street vendors and dhabaa's. The food tastes exotic and we keep returning to such place again and again with friends and family. Pav or Pao Bhaji is a mumbai fast food, Pao meaning the bread and Bhajji - the curry.To prepare Pao bhaji


  • 6 pieces of bread ( Pav bread or Hamburger bread)
  • 100gm carrot chopped
  • 100gm French beans chopped
  • 100gm peas shelled
  • 250gm potatoes chopped (small)
  • 200gm cauliflower chopped
  • 4 onions chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • 200gm butter
  • 250gm grated tomatoes
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp amchur
  • 1 tsp garam masala

For Garnishing:

Chaat masala, onion rings and coriander leaves


Boil carrots, beans, peas and cauliflower till tender.
Melt 2 tbsp butter in a karahi/kadai
Fry onions, ginger-garlic paste, green chillies till it is brown in colour.
Add tomatoes, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder,lime juice, amchur and garam masala.
Cook for 5 minutes. then add this masala to the boiled vegetables
Mash these vegetables
Put butter and garnish with chaat masala, onion rings and coriander leaves.
Melt butter on a griddle , divide the Pav / hamburger bread into two and fry them pressing a liitle
Serve hot with the Bhajji


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