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Corn Pav Bhaji | Aditi Limaye

Corn Pav Bhaji

Corn Pav Bhaji is a great monsoon family meal! With fresh corn and veggies in that classic chatpata, and spicy gravy, paired with some buttery pav, this comfort meal is everything you’ve been dreaming of!


1 cup fresh corn, 2 chopped tomatoes, ½ cup tomato puree, 1 cup chopped onions, ½ cup chopped mixed colour bell pepper, 1½ tbsp minced garlic, 1 tbsp minced ginger, 1 minced green chilli, 2½ tbsp oil or ghee, 2½ tbsp pav bhaji masala, 1½ tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp kasoori methi, crushed, 2 tbsp cashew paste, 1 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp grated cheese, ½ tsp garam masala, 2  tbsp chopped fresh coriander.


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium heat. Add in and sauté the ginger, garlic, chilli, and onions for 2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Put in the tomatoes, tomato purée, pav bhaji masala, kasoori methi, red chilli powder, turmeric, and salt. Cover with a lid and let cook for 2 minutes until the tomatoes soften. Add 2 tbsp water if the mixture sticks to the bottom of the pan.
  • Boil the corn separately. Add it to the tomato-onion mix with the bell peppers, cashew paste, butter, and 3-4 tbsp water. Cover with a lid, give it a mix, and let simmer for 5 minutes on a low flame.
  • Add in the cheese, garam masala, and coriander. Mix until combined.

Corn Pav Bhaji is ready! Serve with buttered warmed pav, onions & limbu for a comforting family dinner.

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Aditi Limaye

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