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Pav Bhaji paratha

Pav Bhaji paratha

Converting the well-known street food from Mumbai into a paratha. Using the mix of vegetable used in pav bhaji, mixing them with the masalas and stuffing them into a paratha, is how simple this is.

Enjoy this distinct taste of pav bhaji in a paratha. Load it with butter and you have Pav Bhaji Paratha

Here is the recipe

Pav Bhaji Paratha Recipe

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By Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the Paratha dough

  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • Water to knead the dough
  • Salt to taste

For the Stuffing

  • 2 large boiled potatoes
  • ½ cup cauliflower florets boiled
  • ½ cup finely chopped capsicum
  • 1 large finely chopped onion
  • 2 finely chopped green chillies
  • Half cup of finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp pav bhaji masala
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

For the Paratha

1

Take the flour in a bowl

2

Knead a soft dough, like the way we do it for chapattis or any other stuffed paratha

3

Leave it to rest for a while approx. 10-15 mins

For the Stuffing

4

Heat a frying pan, add the oil.

5

Add the onions, green chilli and saute till transparent

6

Add the capsicum and aute till semi cooked

7

Add the pav bhaji masala and mix well.

8

Add the boiled & roughly chopped potatoes and the boiled and roughly chopped cauliflower

9

Mash in the pan and mix well

10

Switch off the flame and let the mix cool down completely

11

Transfer to a mixing bowl

12

Add the fresh coriander,lemon juice and mix well

13

Mash to almost a paste.

14

Ensure that it is dry mix and no water content at all.

Let’s make the Paratha now

15

Make about 8 equal balls from the dough

16

Take a ball of dough and roll it on a rolling pan till about 3-4 inches in diameter

17

Add a couple of spoons of the stuffing in the centre.

18

Pull the ends of the rolled paratha over the stuffing and seal it properly. Remove any excessive dough if required.

19

Make this into a ball again

20

Roll it to about 6 inches in size or to whatever best size you can manage

21

Heat up a tava

22

Put the rolled paratha on the tava and cook on medium heat on both sides

23

Once the paratha is cooked, increase the heat and apply some butter to the paratha on both sides and fry on both sides

24

Bring it down from the fire and serve

Notes

This paratha will go well with yoghurt or mint chutney.

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