Step 2: Boil the Vegetable– In a large pot, add the chopped potatoes, peas, and water.
– Bring it to a boil and cook until the potatoes are soft and easily mashed.– Drain the water and set aside.
Step 3: Sauté the Onions and Tomatoe
– Heat a pan or a deep skillet and add some oil.
– Add the chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
– Add the tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
Step 4: Add the Vegetable
– Add the chopped capsicum to the pan and sauté for a few minutes until it becomes tender.
– Mash the boiled potatoes and peas and add them to the pan.
– Mix well and cook for a few minutes.
Step 5: Add Spice
– Add the Pav Bhaji masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt to taste.
– Mix all the spices well into the vegetable mixture.
– Cook for a few more minutes, allowing the flavors to blend together.
Step 6: Add Butter
– Add a generous amount of butter to the bhaji and mix it in.
– Let the bhaji simmer for a few minutes to absorb the flavors.
Step 7: Toast the Pav Bun
– Slit the pav buns horizontally, but not all the way through.
– Heat a griddle or a flat pan and add some butter.
– Toast the pav buns on both sides until they become golden and crispy.
Step 8: Serve
– Place a ladleful of the hot bhaji on a plate.
– Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
– Serve the bhaji with the toasted pav buns, a side of chopped onions, and lemon wedges.
– You can adjust the spiciness of the bhaji by adding more or less red chili powder according to your taste.
– Squeezing lemon juice over the bhaji before serving adds a tangy freshness.
– You can also add a dollop of butter on top of the bhaji for extra richness.