Masala pav is a yummy and spicy Mumbai street food. The pav or bread rolls are sliced and then stuffed with a spiced buttery onion, tomatoes, and capsicum filling. It is one of the simplest and tastiest snack recipes.
Cuisine: Street Food
Keyword: masala pav
for the masala :
1cuptomatoes finely chopped
1/2cuponion finely chopped
1/4cupcapsicum finely chopped
2green chilli finely chopped
1/4cupcoriander leaves finely chopped
4tsppav bhaji masala
Salt to taste
1/2tspred chilli powder
Butter as required
for the pavs :
Butter as required
for the garnishing :
finely chopped onions as required
finely chopped coriander leaves as required
preparing masala for masala pav :
Collect all the required ingredients.
Take a medium or large sized tawa or a griddle.
Melt 2 tbsp butter on a tawa on low-medium heat. You can also use oil instead of butter.
Add the grated ginger and chopped green chilies.
Stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger goes away or till the ginger starts to change its color.
Add chopped onions and stir well. .
Saute the onions till they turn translucent or lightly golden brown.
Add chopped tomatoes.
Cook until they are soft and a little of mushy.
Saute continuously for 3 to 4 minutes on a low-medium flame.
Now add pav bhaji masala, turmeric powder, salt and red chili powder.
Mix the masalas very well with the onion-tomato mixture.
Cook the masalas for a minute.
Add the chopped capsicum.
Stir and saute for 2 minutes.
Then add 1/4 cup water and reduce the heat to low and let it cook for around 6-7 minutes or till water dries up.
Keep stirring in between till the mixture will thicken and reduce as it simmers.
The masala shouldn’t be dry but it shouldn’t be too watery either. So cook till the masala reaches that consistency. Then add in lemon juice.
And also add chopped coriander leaves.
Mix well and the masala is now done.
making masala pav :
Shift the masala to one side of the pan.
Melt some butter on the empty space in the tawa.
Cut the pav into half and place the pav on the butter.
Toast them lightly or you can just let them absorb the butter.
Turn over and toast the other side for few seconds.
Now spread a generous amount of prepared masala on both the pav with the spoon or spatula.
Smear some masala on the top as well.
Place the pav on a plate and add some onions and coriander leaves on top.
Serve masala pav hot with chopped onions and a piece of lemon.
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