Pav Bhaji

Mixed Vegetable Paté

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Instant Indian: Classic Foods from Every Region of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

By Rinku Bhattacharya

Published 2018

  • About

Pav Bhaji is a signature street food from Mumbai, that is usually made with a variety of vegetables and spices simmered for a long time, then mashed to a smooth consistency, slathered with butter, and served with lightly toasted, buttered rolls known as pav. Traditionally the pav is either served on the side, or the puree is served over the bread, much like a vegan Sloppy Joe. In fact the pav is omnipresent in Mumbai, featuring on the side of an assortment of dishes. I adapted this recipe f