Pao Bhaji Easy Recipe

Cuisine : Indian Starter

Serves : 2-3 Pax


  • Pao Bread 6 pieces
  • Butter 50 grams
  • Onion medium size 2 pieces
  • Tomato medium size 2 pieces
  • Lauki 100 grams
  • Kaddu 100 grams
  • Green Chilly 2-3 pieces
  • Potato 2 pieces
  • Green Peas 100 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilly Powder to taste
  • Pao Bhaji Masala to taste
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tablespoon
  • Ginger & Garlic paste 2 tablespoon


  1. Roughly cut all the veggies except onion and tomato, then cook them inside the cooker.
  2. After cooling the cooked veggies, mash them with help of Masher.
  3. Take a thick bottom pan, and vegetable oil, then chopped onion and sauté till it’s golden brown in colour, then add ginger & Garlic paste into it along with all the spices.
  4. Then add chopped tomato and cook till it leaves oil on the sides. After that add the boiled mashed veggies into it.
  5. Start cooking at low/medium flame so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  6. Keep cooking till the bhaji gets its colour and fragrance.
  7. At this point add pao bhaji Masala along with butter and lemon juice.
  8. After your bhaji is ready, cut the Pao into two from the centre and sauté till it’s golden brown.
  9. Serve hot with bhaji and salad.

Chef Tips:

  • You can use any veggies you like to add into the bhaji like cauliflower, cabbage etc.
  • Make sure the bhaji is cooked nicely so that you can mash them easily.
  • The main work in bhaji is to cook it at slow flame so that the flavour of all the spices infuse inside the bhaji
  • If you don’t have masher to mash the veggies with the help of round spatula.
  • If you also want to bake pao go to the link below

Pao Easy Recipe



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