Pav Bhaji Recipe

Cook this traditional Indian recipe in your home. Our Pav bhaji recipe is a great way to experience traditional Indian cooking.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 Large potatoes cut into small chunks
  • 1 Large onion diced
  • 2 Large tomatoes diced
  • 1 Large red pepper cubed
  • 1 tbsp MKS pav bhaji masala
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 inch Ginger minced
  • 2 Red chillies finely chopped
  • 4 White fluffy buns
  • bunch Fresh coriander leaves
  • squeeze Lemon juice


  • Parboil potato chunks for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan and saute 3/4 of the onions until soft and translucent. Add garlic, ginger, red pepper, tomatoes, red chilli and MKS pav bhaji masala and cook until the tomatoes have turned soft.
  • Season the mixture with salt and add the softened potatoes with 1 cup of water. Scrape the bottom of the pan with wooden spoon to remove any glazing.
  • Cook the mixture until the potatoes are very soft and can easily be mashed. If the mixture needs it add more water to keep a thick sauce consistency.
  • Mash all the ingredients together to create a thick sauce.
  • Sprinkle some fresh coriander, lemon juice and the rest of the chopped onion on top and dish into small bowls.
  • Serve with fluffy white buns and use this to dip into the Pav bhaji.


Temper a few curry leaves and mustard seeds in oil and pour into the mixture just before serving.
Keyword African Curry recipe, Indian curries

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