Mumbai Street Style Masala Pav: Hot and Spicy Snacks

How to Make Mumbai Street Style Masala Pav: Indian Tea Time Snacks
Hello Foodies,
         Finger-licking, soft pavs slathered in spicy veggie masala, topped with coriander leaves and crunchy sev. Masala Pav is one of the BEST street food from Mumbai. If you are grown up in India like me, then you know how we're always craving hot and spicy snacks with a piping hot cup of tea.

These masala pavs are a perfect snack to be enjoyed at tea-time or parties. It's a straightforward and simple recipe that can be made any day of the week and perfect for weekend brunch. It is an excellent way to use your leftover Ladi pav(dinner rolls). It's totally filled with the full of flavors and is extremely spicy and very delicious. 

How to Make Masala Pav:
  • Make the masala using onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, pav bhaji masala, and salt. 
  • In the same pan roast, the Pav using butter and spread the prepared masala over and in the Pav and cook for a minute or two. 
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and sev and enjoy hot with a cup of your favorite brand's tea. Doesn't it sound easy? Oh yeah, Super easy! Then give it a try peeps.
Video Recipe:

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Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Each Masala Pav Contains 180 Cal.

  • Ladi Pav / Dinner Rolls 6
  • Onions 2 small, finely chopped
  • Green Bell Pepper /Capsicum 1, finely chopped 
  • Tomatoes 2 medium, finely chopped 
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 Tbsp 
  • Lemon Juice 2 tbsp
  • Pav Bhaji Masala 1 Tbsp 
  • Red Chilli Powder 1 Tbsp 
  • Salt 1 Tsp 
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing 
  • Butter 3 Tbsp
  • Water ¼ cup

To Make Masala:
  • Heat butter in a pan and add finely chopped onions. 
  • Saute and cook onions for 2-3 minutes or until it becomes translucent(Don't brown the onions).
  • Now, add finely chopped green pepper and saute and cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, finely chopped tomatoes and cook until tomatoes turn soft and mushy. 
  • Now, add red chili powder, pav bhaji masala powder, lemon juice, and salt and mix well and cook for another 2 minutes or until the raw smell of the mixture goes away.
  • Pour water and cook for a minute or until the bhaji thickens and garnish with coriander leaves.

To Make Masala Pav:
  • Meanwhile, push the bhaji to the side of the pan and heat butter in the same pan.
  • Now, slice the Pav in the center and place it over the butter.
  • Spread the masala over and in the Pav and cook for a minute or two. 
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and sev, and Masala Pav is ready to Serve. Enjoy!!! 

My Take:
  • Make it spicy or less as per your taste.
  • Leftover / a days-old Ladi pav works best to make masala pav.
  • If you don't have green bell pepper, then make it with yellow or red ones.
  • You can serve by adding some grated cheese on top to get the cheesy flavor.

Dietary Comment:
  • The calorie count is based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Per serving contains 180 calories, along with 23.83 g carbohydrates, 2.55 g dietary fiber, 10.19 g fats, and 4 g protein.
  • Portion size can always be increased or decreased depending on your health goals and activity level.
Good Time To Eat:
           It is good to eat Masala Pav for brunch, evening snack, or dinner.

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