Chatpata Masala Pav

5 from 1 vote

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A popular Mumbai street food with a spicy masala mixture stuffed in a pav bun/dinner roll!!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings 3
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Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients for potato masala:
  • 3 medium potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • 2 green chilis/jalapenos finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic grated
  • ¼ cup chopped bell pepper/capsicum
  • 1 teaspoon Pav Bhaji masala
  • ½ teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon hing/asafoetida
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • Ingredients for masala pav:
  • 6 pav buns or dinner rolls
  • Extra salted butter for toasting the masala pav
  • Pav Bhaji masala powder
  • Fine besan sev
  • 1 lemon/lime
  • Masala peanuts or salted peanuts
  • Finely chopped onions
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
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Instructions
 

  • Preparing the potato masala Mash the boiled and peeled potatoes well and keep aside. Heat the oil and butter in a deep saucepan. Once the oil is hot, add the onions, green chillies and grated garlic.
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  • Sauté on medium high heat for about 2 to 3 minutes till the onions are soft and raw smell of the garlic is gone. Once the onions are translucent and soft, add the chopped tomatoes and a little bit of salt and fry until they are cooked slightly.
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  • Now, add the dry masala powders; pav bhaji masala powder, chili powder and hing; give it a good stir. Fry again on medium low heat till the mixture is well fried and you can see oil/butter separating on the sides.
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  • Stir in the mashed potatoes, chopped bell pepper and salt to taste; mix well. Add about ½ t o ¾ cup of water and mix again. Cook on medium high heat till the mixture is well incorporated and most of the moisture is gone.
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  • Do not make it too dry; you need a moist (not watery) potato masala mixure. Remove from flame, add coriander leaves and stir well.
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  • Assembling the masala pav Heat a griddle or tawa. Add 2 tablespoons of butter. Add about 1 teaspoon of pav bhaji masala powder and a few coriander leaves.
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  • Once the butter has melted, slit the pav/dinner rolls and place it on the melted butter; fry both the halves for a few seconds till the pav buns are coated with the masala and butter!! Repeat with all the pav buns to be served.
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  • Once the pav buns are roasted, start layering the masala pav. Place the bottom half of the roasted pav on a serving plate. Place about 2 to 3 tablespoons of potato masala on the bottom half (depending upon how much each person prefers).
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  • Now, top with the peanuts, finely chopped onions and sev, close with the other half the pav and serve immediately!! Enjoy with a cup of chai or coffee or even a glass of juice!!!
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Notes

  • Serve the masala pav hot.
  • Add spices like chili, Pav Bhaji masala powder and jalapenos according to your taste.
  • If you do not have Pav Bhaji masala powder, substitute with garam masala powder or any curry powder instead.

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