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Vegan Pav Bhaji

This is a quick recipe that can be made using Shan's Pav Bhaji mix and adding a few fresh ingredients as well.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian food
Servings: 6


  • medium sized pot


  • 4 medium potatoes/300g peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium tomatoes/100g/1/2 cup chopped
  • 1 large onion/100g/3/4 cup finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup/50g bell pepper capsicum chopped
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 200 g margarine or oil
  • 3 leveled tablespoons Shan Pav Bhaji Mix
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro


  • Boil potatoes and garlic cloves in water until tender. Drain and set aside.
    Vegan Pav Bhaji
  • Add a teaspoon of oil to a medium sized pot. Turn to medium heat and add seeds. When they make a "popping" sound, add the potatoes and garlic cloves, along with cilantro that has been loosely torn. Mix together for a few minutes then set aside.
  • On low heat, add the rest of the oil and chopped onions. Fry until transparent. Add tomatoes and bell pepper. Fry until the tomatoes are tender and done.
    Vegan Pav Bhaji
  • Add potato mixture to the┬ápot and coarsely mash.
    Vegan Pav Bhaji
  • Add Shan Pav Bhaji Recipe Mix and fry for a few minutes until the oil begins to separate from the vegetables.