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Mumbai Special Pav Bhaji Recipe | How to make Pav Bhaji at home | Pav Bhaji Street Food

Mumbai Special Pav Bhaji Recipe is a universally popular snack originated in Marathi cuisine. A mish-mash of vegetables cooked in a spicy masala is served with baked pav buttered on all sides.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian (North Indian)
Servings: 3 to 4
Author: Padma Veeranki


Serving the Pav Bhaji:

  • 6 Pav Breads Click here for Pav recipe
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter to toast Pavs
  • 3 Cups Bhaji Click here for Bhaji recipe

For garnish:

  • 1/4 Cup Onions finely chopped
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Finely chopped Coriander
  • Few Lemon wedges


  • Take Pav bread and slice it in the centre keeping one end joint intact.
  • Slather some butter on the pav or directly on the tawa.
  • Place the pav bread on the tawa. Slightly roast the pav breads from both the sides till golden brown.
  • Transfer the roasted pav to a plate.
  • Similarly, roast few more pav breads. Pav breads are now ready to serve.
  • Serve Pav in a plate with steaming hot Bhaji topped with finely chopped raw onions, coriander leaves and squeeze a dash of lemon on the bhaji.