- 1 tbsp light olive oil
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 cloves
- 1 whole cinnamon stick
- 4 chopped fresh plum tomatoes
- 1/2 tsp tomato paste
- 1 medium cauliflower
- 3 large carrots
- 2 cups frozen peas
- 1 small green pepper diced
- 1 tsp crushed fresh garlic 3-4 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp crushed fresh green chilly 2 whole chillies
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp Surya Prana Nutrition Organic Turmeric Powder
- 1/2 tsp Surya Prana Nutrition Ceylon Cinnamon Powder
- 1 tsp amchoor powder mango powder
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
- 2 red onions finely chopped
- coriander finely chopped
- 2 lemons cut into wedges
- toasted sourdough bread or a gluten free alternative
We could all use a little bit of comfort now, couldn’t we? Whether it’s used an antidote for the cold climate, as a way to feel closer to the ones we love or simply to use up those leftover veggies in the fridge, this Pau Bhaji is the epitome of family comfort food! No matter how many people you have sitting around your table, it’s a warming treat that is as delicious as it is healthful. If you prefer less heat, don't add the fresh green chilly, kashmiri chilli powder or garam masala. Serve with crusty sourdough bread, finely chopped red onions, coriander and a generous squeeze of lemon juice.
- Peel and finely dice onions.
- Peel and crush the garlic cloves.
- Wash the vegetables thoroughly and dice into approximately 2cm pieces.
- Wash and roughly chop the plum tomatoes.
- Steam the diced vegetables (cauliflower, peas, carrots, potato) until soft. Cool for 2-3 minutes.
- Then, mash the steam vegetables and set aside.
- Heat the oil in a pan large enough to hold all of the ingredients.
- Add mustard seeds, methi seeds, cumin seeds, cloves and cinnamon sticks.
- Add onion and sauté for a few minutes until it has a golden brown tinge.
- Then, add crushed garlic, green chilly, green pepper, chopped tomatoes, amchoor powder, salt, spices and vegetables.
- Stir, cover and cook with the lid on for 20 minutes. Add water if needed, the bhaji should have a soft consistency.
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