Spicy, Yummy – Mouthwatering Juhu Beach Pav Bhaji Recipe!

On our recent trip to Mumbai, as decided, we spent the second day of our expedition, strolling by the amazing Juhu Beach. All in all, it was a great time. As it was the weekend, the beach was thronged by a sea of people.

We devoted most of our time trying out the spicy food items being served at the stalls. There was everything ranging from North Indian specialities to chaats, Chinese, South Indian, and junk food! Of all, I would be biased for Pav Bhaji.

It was an unforgettable melange of all tastes. While hubby couldn’t resist to order another serving, kids too went in for another round of the simple yet tasty ‘pav’. So in all we had around three generous servings of the yummy Pav Bhaji. And it was worth it!

I recommend Juhu Beach Pav Bhaji, it is a must try! But for those who cannot make the trip right away, here I would like to share special Pav Bhaji recipe..

Ingredients you’ll need

For Bhaji

  • 1 chopped capsicum
  • 3 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 4 boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon pav bhaji masala
  • 2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste

For Tempering

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon pav bhaji masala
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dry fenugreek leaves
  • a pinch of asafoetida powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


For Bhaji

  • In a saucepan, add diced capsicum and tomatoes and saute until soft.
  • Add boiled potatoes, green peas, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, green chilli and turmeric powder.
  • Add a block of butter and mash the veggies.
  • Add some water and let the Bhaji boil.

For Tadka

  • Heat a block of butter in a pan, add onions along with other ingredients and saute well.
  • Transfer this mixture to the Bhaji vessel. Stir well for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, onions, butter, and lemon.

For Pav

  • Heat butter in a tawa, add coriander leaves, pav bhaji masala and red chilli powder.
  • Split pav horizontally and roast it on the tawa until they’re golden brown each side.
pav bhaji

Pav Bhaji | Image Resource : rajkotfoodie.com

That’s done! Now take a serving platter and serve hot Pav and Bhaji! I am sure this mouth-watering recipe would be loved by one and all.


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