Pao Bhaji...

Mixed veg served with bread..Maharashtrian style

	Pao(small buns)			12
	lemon wedges 			6 no.
	tomatoes 			3 no.
	potatoes Boiled & mashed 	2 no.
	green chillies, minced 		2 no.
	onions chopped 			1 no.
	butter 				100 gms
	mixed veg:

	   carrot, French beans, 	2 cups
	   cauliflower, and peas

	coriander leaves 		1 cup
	chilli powder			2 tsps
	cumin seeds 			1 tsp
	turmeric powder			½ tsp
	salt and sugar 			to taste
	Pao Bhaji Masala		100 gms.

  • Heat half the butter in a frying pan and add cumin seeds and green chillies.
  • Brown and add chopped onions, saute and add all vegetables chopped finely.
  • When the vegetables are cooked add tomatoes and potatoes.
  • Cook till very soft, constantly stirring, and adding water.
  • Add Pao bhaji Masala and mashing from time to time.
  • When almost cooked and well mashed, add chilli powder, salt and sugar.
  • Squeeze lemon. Add more butter. Reserve this bhaji.
  • Slit the bread horizontally into two portions joined to
    each other along one long edge.
  • Smear with remaining butter and grill or fry on a griddle on both sides.
  • Garnish bhaji with coriander leaves and serve with hot pav
    with lemon wedges and onion rings.

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