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Jain Pav Bhaji

Toasted Pav with Bhaji

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

while toasting the pav,u can add red chilli powder mixed with salt and gives good taste.If u r using frozen peas,no need of pressure cooking,can add while sauting tomatoes.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 8 Pav (buns)
    • 2 cups cauliflower florets
    • 1 cup capsicum
    • 1 cup green peas
    • 3 tomatoes
    • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp amchur powder
    • 1 tsp red chilli powder
    • 2 tsp Everest Pav Bhaji Masala
    • 4-5 cups water
    • Salt
    • Unsalted Butter to toast the pav
    • 3 lemon


    1. Wash the vegetables.
    2. Pressure cook cauliflower florets,green peas  for 1 whistle in 2 1/2 cup water.
    3. After it cools down,mash it with the potato masher.
    4. In a pan,heat butter and add capsicum and saute till it becomes glossy.keep it separately.
    5. Heat butter in a pan and add cumin,after it crackles,add chopped tomatoes and till it shrinks.
    6. Add pressure cooked vegetables and add red chilli powder, amchur powder and Pav bhaji masala.
    7. Pour 1 cup water, sauted capsicum and salt.cook for another 5 minutes till bhaji thickens.
    8. In a pan,add butter and toast  the Pav.
    9. Jain Pav bhaji is ready.Serve hot with lemon wedges and coriander.

    Note:capsicum will be crispy if we add it at the end.


    S Srikrishnan

    Pav bhaji masala adds more taste to this.good chaat.