Pao Bhaji is a classic Indian vegetarian dish, made with mixed vegetables and served with delicious soft bread. This is popular across the subcontinent and is famously eaten as street food in Mumbai and other Indian cities.
Chaat Masala1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder1 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder1 teaspoon
Coriander Seeds1 teaspoon
Potatoes, Cubed4 – 5
Onion1, finely chopped
Green Chillies3, finely chopped
Turmeric Powder½ teaspoon
Garlic Paste½ teaspoon
Paprika PowderA pinch
Food Color1 teaspoon
Dinner RollAs required
In a grinder, add chaat masala, coriander powder, peppercorn, red chili powder, black cardamom, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and cinnamon sticks. Grind into a fine powder.
In a pot add water, peas, potatoes, carrots and salt. Bring to a boil.
Add the boiled vegetables into a bowl and mash until smooth.
Grease a pot with butter and add in onions, saute until brown.
Add oil and stir in green chilies and tomatoes. Cover with a lid and let the pot simmer for 5 minutes.
Uncover the pot and with a masher, mash the mixture inside before adding in the previously mashed vegetables. Mix well.
Add turmeric powder, garlic paste, paprika powder, water, and the ground masala.
Pour in some food color and mix well. Garnish with coriander and squeeze a lemon.
Grease a pan with butter, and sprinkle in some coriander.
Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.