Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pav Bhaji

2 cups chopped mixed vegetable - potato, cauliflower, green beans, green peas, carrots, cabbage
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons butter
2 green chilies chopped
2 tablespoon finely sliced ginger
3 medium chopped tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon red chili
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon fennel seed powder and garam masala mixed or pav bhaji masala
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Cilantro - a bunch, chopped

Steam all the vegetables in a steamer. When the vegetables are soft and tender, drain the excess water and mash them coarsely with a fork. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes, green chilies, cilantro, and ginger and sauté for 2-3 minutes until soft.

Next add the red chili powder, pav bhaji masala and turmeric, mix it well.
Add mashed vegetables.

Using a spatula, simultaneously mash and stir all the vegetables for 5 minutes. Add salt and two tablespoons of butter, stir-fry for another minute.
Turn off the heat and add lemon juice, mix it well. Garnish with sliced onion and sliced lemon and serve with whole grain bread.

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