Friday, December 3, 2010

Pav Bhaji

1 medium sized onion - finely chopped
1 medium sized green capsicum - finely chopped
3 medium sized tomato - finely chopped
1 1/2 cup mixed veggies - finely chopped and boiled
1 medium sized potato - boiled and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves - minced/crushed
3 green chilli - minced/crushed
2 Tbsp butter/ghee
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 1/2 Tbsp Pav Bhaji masala
1/2 tsp black salt
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp salt
4-5 sprigs of corainder - finely chopped
1 sprig of dill - finely chopped (optional)

1) Heat butter/ghee in a frying pan. Butter is typically used in Pav Bhaji - I had to make do with ghee as i had no butter at home :-)
2) Add onion and capsicum and fry for 3-4 minutes. Add minced green chilli and garlic. Fry for a minute.
3) Add tomato and fry for 3-4 minutes.
4) Add turmeric, red chilli powder, pav bhaji masala, black salt, salt and fry for a minute.
5) Add mixed veggie and potato. Fry for a minute.  Check for salt. Reduce the heat. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes(While doing so, every minute or two do give it a stir)
6) Remove from heat. Mash it for a minute with a potato masher
Serve with finely chopped spring onion, coriander and a wedge of lemon.

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