Masala Pav

30 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 medium Onion, chopped , प्याज

2 medium Tomatoes, finely chopped , टमाटर

1 medium capsicum,  finely chopped , शिमला मिर्च

1 tsp Ginger garlic paste , अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

½ tsp  Red chili powder, लाल मिर्च पाउडर

3-4 tsp  Pav bhaji masala, add as per taste, पाव भाजी मसाला,

2 tbsp Butter, मक्खन

⅓ cup water, पानी

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

4 to 5 pav, sliced in halves, पाव

2 tbsp Butter for toasting the pav, मक्खन

Fresh coriander leaves, धनिया पत्ती

1 tsp fresh lime juice, नीबू का रस

Process

  • In a shallow frying pan, melt butter add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and Stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger and garlic goes away.
  • Add onions Stir and mix well. Saute the onions till they turn translucent.
  • Add tomatoes. Stir and saute for 3 to 4 minutes on a low to medium flame.
  • Then add turmeric powder, red chili powder, pav bhaji masala.
  • Stir and mix the masalas very well with the onion-tomato mixture.
  • Now, add capsicum and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt as required. Stir well. Add 1/3 cup water.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer on a low to medium flame. Adding water softens and cook the tomatoes very well.
  • Melt some butter in a pan. Place the pav slices on the butter. Toast them lightly.
  • Turn over and toast the other side. Now place the masala on the pav evenly with the spoon.
  • Masala pav is ready to be served.
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