At present Blog Hop Wednesday has 40 members, grouped in to 5 & paired up with each other. Themed to cook any recipes from partner's blog on every alternate wadnesday.
For first week of blog hop, I was paired with Veena of VeenasVegnation. She has lot of wonderful recipes which is Easy to make.
I have picked Pav Bhaji recipes from her blog which is all time favorite for most of us. Try & enjoy this street food.
3 cups of all purpose flour / Maida
¾ tsp active dry yeast
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Sugar
1 ½ cups Water
3 tbsp Butter
- Mix salt & flour together, Keep it aside.
- In warm water, dissolve yeast and sugar, Let it stand for 10 ~ 15 minutes till it froth.
- Mix yeast mixture to the flour.
- Knead the dough for minimum 10 ~ 15 minutes, In between add melted butter to the dough little by little and knead continuously until you get a smooth and elastic dough as shown in the picture.
- Coat little butter over the dough. Cover with wet cloth and rest it for an hour and allow it to rise.
- When dough double, take out and punch down the dough to release the air from it.
- Grease & dust the baking tray with butter and flour.
- Make required size balls from the dough and arrange it on the greased tray as shown in the picture.
- Cover it with wet cloth and rest it for 45 minutes to rise.
- Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400F/200C.
- After 45 minutes, apply egg wash or milk over the bread to get nice golden color.
- Bake the Pav bread for 25~30 minutes or until the bread is golden brown color and sounds hallow when tapped with fingers.
- Remove from the tray and apply melted butter over the Pav bread and allow it to cool.
- Serve with Bhaji.
3 cups of Vegetables ( I used potato, carrots, green beans, peas, cauliflower, celery, broccoli, eggplant, avoid using mushy vegetable))
1 cup of chopped Onions
1 chopped Green chili or to taste.
1 cup of chopped Tomato
1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1~2 cups of Water or as needed
2 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Butter cubes
1 tsp Red chili powder or taste
¾ tsp Coriander powder or to taste
½ tsp Fennel powder or to flavor
½ tsp Garam masala powder or to flavor
¼ tsp Amchoor powder
¼ tsp Turmeric powder
¼ tsp Cumin powder
Salt to taste
¼ cup chopped Onions
Required lemon slices
Slit green chilies
1 tbsp cubed butter
- Wash & Chop the vegetables into big chunks and pressure cook it for one whistle.
- When pressure drops, open the cooker & drain the water. Keep the water & cooked vegetables aside.
- Heat Oil in a pan, add chopped onions, chopped green chillies and saute it til it turns glossy and transparent.
- Add ginger garlic paste and stir it for a minute or until raw smell disappear.
- Add chopped tomatoes the onion mixture and stir it for 3 minutes.
- Now add all masala ingredients and mix well. Add vegetable stock and bring it to boil.
- When its boils, add cooked vegetables and mash it gently. Mix well.
- Adjust spice and salt to taste.
- Cook it in low heat for minimum 10 minutes or till required consistency.
- Once done, add butter to the bhaji gravy and turn off the heat.
- Serve hot with Pav bread.
- Heat the tawa or griddle in medium heat.
- Meanwhile cut the pav bread into two.
- Add butter on the griddle, toast the pav and keep it on the serving plate.
- In the same griddle, add required serving of bhaji & gently stir it.
- Sprinkle little chopped onions and minced cilantro.
- Transfer to serving plate, if needed squeeze lemon juice over it or serve with lemon & green chili slices.
- Try and enjoy this lovely platter.
Going to BLOG HOP WEDNESDAY week- 1