Pav Bhaji

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Pav bhaji is a street food hailing from Mumbai originally invented to feed factory workers on their breaks!

25 minutes

1 hour


Also works a treat with: Any root veg instead of the potato and carrots, and spinach or peas instead of the beans

Book: How to be a Curry Legend (p104)

Goes great with: Paratha (p164) rather than bread rolls, Kachumber (p170) and Chilli Raita (p212)

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Pav bhaji is a street food hailing from Mumbai originally invented to feed factory workers on their breaks.

All the main ingredients you’d normally see in an Indian meal are combined in a single sauce highly seasoned with herbs and spices and a sharp tang of lemon. 

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25 minutes

1 hour



4 with sides


Low Effort

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Main Ingredient

Root Veg

Main Ingredient




Veggie Friendly

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  • 1 large red onion - finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic - finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots - peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 400g floury potatoes - peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 150g green beans - chopped into 3cm lengths
  • ½ lemon
  • 400g tin of tomatoes
  • 50g red lentils
  • 75g butter plus extra for frying the rolls
  • 4 bread rolls to serve

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Free months sample greatly enjoyed by the whole family. Simple and easy to make and beautiful taste

That looks really delicious, Sharon - we're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed this simple but satisfying free sample!

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