Pav Bhaji Recipe – Mumbai Style (Stovetop & Instant Pot) – COOKUPI

Pav Bhaji Recipe – Mumbai Style (Stovetop & Instant Pot)

Here’s a comprehensive guide to making pav bhaji, the Mumbai-style version of an all-time favorite Indian street food. With a stovetop or Instant Pot, you can have pav bhaji on the table in less than half an hour! Just follow these few easy steps.

1. In a pan, heat some oil over medium heat and add the onions. Sauté until they are softened and translucent.

2. Add the bindi masala and continue to cook for another few minutes until the spices are fragrant.

3. Add the pav Bhaji mix and stir well to combine. Cook until the mixture thickens slightly and begins to caramelize around the edges (about 5 minutes). Add salt to taste before serving hot. Enjoy!

“Pav Bhaji Recipe – Mumbai Style (Stovetop & Instant Pot)”

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This popular Maharashtrian style dish of slow cooked bhaji (a pilaf made from polished rice and various spices) is usually eaten as a starter or side dish, but can also be enjoyed stove top or in an Instant Pot. Here are the instructions for both methods:

stovetop method

1. Cook the rice and lentils in a pot until hot.

2. Add spices and mix well.

3. Form into small pavs and serve with yogurt or chutney.

4. Enjoy!

Instant Pot version

1. Turn your instant pot to sauté mode and add the oil before adding the rice and lentils. Sauté for a few minutes until the grains start to become translucent.

2. Add spices and mix well.

3. Add enough water to cover the ingredients by 1 inch, then set your instant pot to manual pressure cooking mode and set the timer for 7 minutes.

4. Let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes, then use a tool like tongs to remove the pavs from the pot using gentle pressure, being careful not to burn your fingers! Serve with yogurt or chutney, enjoy!

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