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Pao Bhaji



Pao Bhaji is a popular Indian street food dish consisting of a spicy potato-based curry served with a soft, buttered Pav (indian bun). The dish originated in the city of Mumbai and is now popular throughout the country. It is typically served with a side of onions, lemon wedges, and chutney. Pao Bhaji is a popular snack and can be served as a light meal too.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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2 tablespoons

onions, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


cloves garlic, finely chopped


ginger, finely chopped

1 teaspoon

tomatoes, finely chopped


potatoes, boiled and mashed


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

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Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the onions, green chillies, garlic and ginger and sauté for a few minutes until the onions are soft and lightly browned.

Step 3:

Add the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes until they are soft and mushy.

Step 4:

Add the mashed potatoes, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well.

Step 5:

Cook for a few minutes until the mixture is well combined and the spices are fragrant.

Step 6:

Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the butter and mix until it is melted and combined.

Step 8:

Toast the pav/buns on a hot griddle or in a toaster.

Step 9:

Serve the pao bhaji with the toasted pav/buns.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 14368 users have chowed down on Pao Bhaji a whopping 20125 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Pao Bhaji like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Pao Bhaji , our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in januaryapril.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Pao Bhaji is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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