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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Paav Bhaji ..



Serving : 2
Cooking level : Easy

For Paav :

Ing :


Dinner rolls : 4
Butter : 1 table spoon

Method :

* Heat nonstick griddle.
* Slit the dinner rolls into half and spread butter.
* Roast the dinner rolls till it turns little golden in color.

For Bhaji :

Ing :

Paav Bhaji spice powder (Recipe) : 3 table spoon (click on the "recipe" for homemade paav bhaji spice powder)
Cooked potato : 1 cup (coarsely mash it) 
Cooked carrot : 1/2 cup (coarsely mash it) 
Cooked garbanzo/chickpea : 1/2 cup (coarsely mash it) 
Chopped cilantro : 2 table spoon
Chopped onion : 1/4 cup
Chopped tomato : 1/2 cup
Chopped spring onion : 1/4 cup (optional)
Salt : 1/4 table spoon (adjust accordingly)
Water : 1/2 cup (adjust accordingly)
Sugar : 1/4 tea spoon
Turmeric powder : 1/8 tea spoon
Ginger-Garlic paste : 1 tea spoon
Butter : 2 table spoon
Vegetable oil : 1/2 tea spoon
Lemon juice : 1/4 tea spoon

Method :

* Heat 1 table spoon butter and vegetable oil in a nonstick wok at medium-low flame.


* Add in onions and saute till onions turn slightly brownish. Then add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 1 min. 


* Add in tomatoes and fry till tomatoes are tender.


* Now add in all the vegetables along with garbanzo. Saute this for 2 minutes.

* Add salt,sugar,paav bhaji masala into the mixture and mix it well. Then add 1/2 a cup of water.

* Add a 1 table spoon of butter and cilantro, cook this bhaji masala for 4 to 5 minutes in a low flame. Switch off the flame and add lemon juice and mix it very well.




Some TIPS :

* Serve paav bhaaji HOT !

* Before serving sprinkle some chopped onion,cilantro and lemon juice on Bhaaji.(I garnished Bhaaji with Carrot,White onion and Cilantro just because to give Indian Independence Day feeling :) )

* I have already posted Paav Bhaji recipe in my blog (Recipe) using store-bought Paav Bhaaji Masala powder. But i feel homemade Masala powder tastes 200% better than store-bought powder.


* Follow the recipe. For best result use  Homemade Paav Bhaaji Masala Powder which i mentioned. :)






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