Thursday, April 23, 2009

PAVBHAJI OR BHAJIPAV

http://pallavi-foodblog.blogspot.com Pav bhaji or bhaji pav is one of the indian famous chat made in every home and street food which is a combination of spicy curry with fried bread,it tastes great and the spices and veggies added varries from place to place.

INGREDIENTS:
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FOR BHAJI:
  1. Frozen mixed veggies small pack-2
  2. Potatoes big-1
  3. Chopped inion medium-1
  4. Chopped tomato big-1
  5. Ginger garlic paste-1 tablespoon
  6. Unsalted butter-1 tablespoon
  7. Cilantro chopped 1 table spoon
  8. Tamarind paste-1 table spoon
  9. Salt-to taste
  10. Garam masala-1 1/2 teaspoon

FOR PAV:

  1. Bread -1 pack
  2. Unsalted butter-2 tablespoons

FOR GARNISHING:

  1. Finely chopoped cilantro-1/2 cup
  2. Finely chopped onion-1 cup
  3. Lemon-5 to 6 slices

SERVINGS: 4

METHOD TO MAKE BHAJI:
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  • Wash potato and peel the skin and chop into big pieces
  • Defrost frozen veggies
  • Pressure cook veggies and potatoes cook until 5 whistles
  • When done mash into thick paste
  • Now take a pan ,heat butter,now add onions fry until it turns to light brown
  • Add ginger garlic paste,fry well
  • Now add tomatoes cook for 2 minutes,add the smashed veggies.
  • Add some water if needed.
  • Now add tamarind paste,red chili powder, turmeric,pav bhaji masala, garam masala,and salt.
  • Cook until done and garnish with cilantro.

METHOD TO MAKE PAV:

  • Heat the skillet ,apply butter on both sides of bread and fry until it turns to nice brown colour.

Serve pav with bhaji by garnishing with onion,cilantro and lemon.