Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Pau Bhaji


Potatoes - 700 g (boiled, skin removed and roughly mashed)
Whole Tomato - 1 tin (crushed with your hand while adding)
Water - 1 cup
Coriander Leaves - handful
Oil + Ghee - 2 tbsp each
Red Onion - 1 no.(chopped finely)


Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Powders :

Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Amchur Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 th tsp
Cayenne pepper - 1/4 th - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste


1) Heat a flat and deep non-stick pan, add ghee and oil heat it up, add mustard seeds, cover and pop. Add curry leaves stir. Add onion and cook until soft.

2) Add all the powders stir and add squashed tomatoes and mix, cook until mushy.

3) Add roughly mashed potato, stir well and add 1cup of water. Bring it to boil and simmer for 5 mins, cover. Remove the lid add coriander leaves stir, cover and cook until you can see a way underneath while sliding the spatula. Check for salt. Add 20 g of Butter on top of the curry.

Serve with
Pau or Burger Buns.

For cooking Pau or Burger Buns:

1) Heat a skillet, cut burgers horizontally smear margarine or butter on both sides keep these on hot tawa cook it on both sides until lightly brown.

Serving suggestions -

Keep pau on a plate and curry in a bowl, top the curry with chopped red onions and sprinkle lemon juice on top of the curry and eat while still hot.

© 2006 by Rajani Rayudu

1 comment:

Lakshmi said...

abba pau bhaji, noru vurichestunnaru Rajani