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One Pot Pav Bhaji in Pressure Cooker

Pav Bhaji is one of the popular Indian Fast Food dish from Maharashtrian cuisine. Pav Bhaji is a spicy mixture of mashed vegetables along with a generous dose of fresh tomatoes, a dollop of butter, consumed with warm bread gently or crispy fried in butter. Pav means bread. Bhaji in Marathi means vegetable dish. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger & Garlic Finely Chopped
  • 0.5 Capsicum Chopped
  • 3 Tomato Finely Chopped
  • 3 Potatoes Cubed
  • .25 cups green peas
  • 2 tsp Pav Bhaji Masala
  • .5 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • As needed Salt
  • 3 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • For garnishing Coriander Leaves


  • Heat butter in a pressure cooker. When the butter melts, add onions and sauté the onions in medium flame till translucent. Add chopped ginger+garlic and sauté along with onions
  • Add Chopped capsicum to the sautéed onions. Next, we need to add tomatoes. 
  • Add the chopped carrots, potatoes and green peas and mix well. To this now add the Pav Baji masala, red chili powder, salt and give a good mix. 
  • Add 3 cups of water and close the pressure cooker with a lid and allow for 3 whistles
  • Allow the steam to escape completely and then open the pressure cooker. Mash the veggies roughly. Finally garnish with coriander leaves
  • The delicious Pav Bhaji is ready to serve with Ghee-Sauteed Pav!



Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 589mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 9.4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 4900IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 5.8mg