2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic paste 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp coriander powder 2 tsp cumin powder 3 tomatoes, chopped 4 potatoes, cubed ½ cup French beans, chopped 1 cup cauliflower florets 2 carrots, chopped 1 cup green peas 1 capsicum, chopped 2 cups water 100 gm butter Salt to taste 6 pav buns 1 cup coriander leaves, chopped
In a pressure cooker, heat oil and sauté onions with garlic paste until translucent. Add the spices and sauté on medium heat for two minutes. Cook tomatoes with onions till they turn mushy and the oil start leaving the sides. Add all the vegetables and mix until coated well with spices. Add water and allow to cook in the pressure cooker for up to 3- 4 whistles. Once the steam has released, place the pan back on medium heat. Simmer till it reaches a thick consistency sauce and mash the vegetables with help of a potato masher. Add half the butter, and stir till everything is mixed together; check seasoning. It should be a little spicy and tangy. To serve, slit open the pavs horizontally. Add a teaspoon of butter to a hot flat pan and toast the buns till the bread is crisp and golden. To serve, place bhaji in a bowl, and garnish with a dollop of butter, coriander and onions.