3 pav buns
2 table spoons butter
3 green chillies
1 small piece of ginger
2 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons pav bhaji masala
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 onion chopped fine
2 tomatoes chopped very fine
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Cilantro for garnishing
1 cup cauliflower florets
1/4 cup green peas
1 green bell pepper chopped fine
1.Pressure cook all the vegetables except bell pepper up to 4 whistles.Mash the vegetables once the pressure is released
2.In a kadai,add 1 tablespoon butter,saute the green chillies,crushed ginger garlic and bell pepper.Add the chopped tomatoes and mash well using a potato masher.
3.Now add the cooked vegetables and mash again.Add 1/4 cup water and simmer the stove.Next add all the dry powders,pav bhaji masala ,chilli,turmeric and coriander powder and mix well.Add salt and simmer for 10 minutes.
4.Now add one more table spoon of butter,mix well and take off the heat.Add lemon juice,chopped onions and stir well.
5.While the bhaji is cooking,heat a tava,add butter and let it melt.Toast the pav buns on both sides till as crispy as required.Serve hot with extra lemon juice and chopped onions,garnish with cilantro
According to the street vendor whom I got the recipe from,
1.Do not puree the tomatoes in mixer.Just chop it fine and mash very well.
2.Do not saute onions in butter.Mix raw onions in bhaji to get the real rustic taste
3.Baby corn was my addition to the recipe
4.I have cut the pav into small pieces for the ease of eating