A county that offers an assortment of culinary variety from an array of cuisines, Indian street food is perhaps the most sought after food. Packed with deliciousness in terms of flavours and aroma, Indian street food has no replacement. Out of so many delicacies served in the nooks and crannies of India, street food that we are talking about today can fill up your tummy with its goodness while your senses will satiate for more. Pav bhaji, especially from the streets of Mumbai, can entice your taste buds with its sight alone.
Sizzling and lip-smacking, Pav bhaji comprises of two components namely Pav paired with flavourful Bhaji. Pav is cushiony bread, whereas bhaji is a mishmash of assortment of vegetables flavoured with exotic spices and lots of butter. This vegetarian wonder is perhaps one of the best ways to utilize all your remaining supply of vegetables in the fridge. The result is a thick and moist curry with brilliant shade of orange and red. From the streets of Mumbai to your kitchen, we bring to you a perfect way to recreate this marvel dish at home. All you need to do is don your aprons, gather all the vegetables and get a Pav Bahji Masala Packet by Ceepee.
List of vegetables
Hiding vegetables in the goodness of Bhaji is a best way to make your family eat healthy food. Below are all the vegetables that can go into your Bhaji. Proportion of vegetables can make difference in the colour of the final dish.
- Potatoes: A must in the bhaji, they are easy to cook and mash. They readily soak the masalas and their flavours.
- Tomato: Tomatoes infuse a delish tangy flavour to the curry and brings out the vibrant red colour.
- Capsicum: They add a peppery essence to the dish while giving your curry a crunchy element.
- Cauliflower: Cauliflower when impeccably chopped and mashed imparts a distinct flavour in the bhaji, absorbs the masala well and adds bundles of nutrition to the dish.
- Peas: Peas add texture to the curry apart from imparting sweet and earthy tones to it in contrast to the spicy outpour.
- Pumpkin: Once again, pumpkin uplifts its texture and adds the sweet essence to the bhaji. In addition, bag full of nutrients are infused.
- Bottle Guard: Widely used in the curry, it is one of the best ways to eat lauki.
- Onions: Onions help lift the taste of bhaji with its pungent and hot flavour.
These are some of the commonly used vegetables. However, you can also use carrots, cabbage, beetroot, French beans, cottage cheese, cheese etc. to add to the flavours further.
The Magical Masala of Pav Bhaji
This quintessential street food is precisely a buttered and toasted pav and drenched in butter bhaji. However, the curry gets its flavours from a mix of exotic spices that offers a combination of tangy, spicy, hot and earthy flavours to it. Here are some of the spices that are commonly used to season the curry.
- Cumin Seeds
- Star Anise
- Fennel Seeds
- Black Cardamom
- Bay Leaf
- Dry Ginger
- Black Pepper
- Dry Mango
- Iodised Salt
Pav Bhaji Masala Powder by Ceepee offers a just right mix of these spices that will never disappoint you.
From Mumbai’s culinary landscape, this iconic dish of Pav Bhaji carries the heart and soul of the city and its people. However, it is nothing without a perfectly balanced blend of Pav Bhaji Masala Powder, which makes it delectable enough to make your mouth water. Ceepee presents Pav Bahji Masala online with authentic flavours from the streets of Mumbai. Made with finest quality spices, the blend is properly balanced. Now enjoy homemade Pav Bhaji with a slice of lemon, dollop of butter, a sprinkle of coriander, and perfectly seasoned with Ceepee Pav Bhaji Masala Powder.