Restaurant Style At Home Ep 9: Mumbai’s Shiv Sagar Pav Bhaji With Owner Narayan Poojari

by Bianca Saurastri
Restaurant Style At Home Ep 9: Mumbai’s Shiv Sagar Pav Bhaji With Owner Narayan Poojari

Soft, buttery pav with yummy bhaji, Pav Bhaji is one such dish that’s an absolute favourite!  And if that is
Mumbai’s Shiv Sagar’s Pav Bhaji then it’s even better! They are famous all over the city Mumbai for their lip-smacking Pav Bhaji. So, have the owner himself, Mr. Narayan Poojari who teaches us how to make Shiv Sagar style Pav Bhaji at home. If this has got you smacking your lips, then we’re sure that our Restaurant Style Tandoori Prawns also will. 

Ingredients & Recipe

Butter (3-4 tbsp)
Jeera (1 tbsp)
Diced onion (1/2)
Diced capsicum (1/4)
Tomatoes (2)
Boiled potatoes (2)
Boiled peas (3/4 cup)
Red chili paste (1/4 cup)
Garlic chutney (1/4 cup)
Pav bhaji masala (2 tbsp)
Salt (as per taste)
Coriander leaves
Water (3/4 cup)

Also Read: Get Unlimited Pav Bhaji At DP’s In Mumbai For Rs 169

Here’s How To Prepare This 

First, melt some butter on the pan and add the necessary ingredients like cumin seeds, diced onions, capsicums and tomato. Mix well until the vegetables become a little mushy. Then add some mashed potatoes and boiled peas. Pour some water and gently crush the ingredients to make it a smooth paste.

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Set aside the Bhaji for awhile. And get onto making the red chilli paste to give some extra flavour and taste to the bhaji. To make this paste Shiv Sagar uses their 2 secret ingredients like the garlic chutney and red chutney, which is their secret recipe. Mix the red chilli paste and the bhaji. Gently crush it and mix it well to form a smooth gravy. Top it up with some coriander leaves & that’s how your Shiv Sagar style Pav Bhaji is ready. Then take 2 pieces of bread and smother it with loads of butter. Heat it until the bread soaks the butter well.  You can also Learn How To Make Paneer Makhani At Home

This was indeed a quick and easy way of making one of Mumbai’s best Pav Bhaji. The lockdown has made everyone crave for street-style food and a plate of hot Pav Bhaji is definitely worth missing on. You can either chose to make this dish at home or you can even order for it online as they are even open for home delivery.