Tofu and Sprouts Bhaji Pav

Pav bhaji is a street food in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra.It is quick snack or a whole meal.It is nutricious and very popular among children.You have to serve this paste of mashed cooked  vegetables with breads or buns and within second the plate is clean.One can make this dish with one's own choice of vegetables.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, one pot meal, snacks
Cuisine Indian cuisine, Maharashtrian
Keyword indian cuisine, pav, Street food, tofu recipes, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author indrani


For The Bhaji


  • 1 tbsp oil


  • 1/2 tbsp fennel powder
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp of kashmiri chili powder or paprica powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of cumin powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of dry mango powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of all spice powder garam masala
  • [pav bhaji masala is blend of all the above spices which can be procured from any indian store if you are living outside India or you can use your choice of spices.]
  • salt to taste


  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped capsicum
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander dhania
  • 1/2 cup carrot
  • 1/2 cup mixed sprouts
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower
  • 1 cup grated tofu
  • 1 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
  • For The Garnish
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander dhania
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp grated tofu
  • 1. lemon slice
  • 2 tbsp Butter optional



  1. 1.Boil the vegetables including onions and tomatoes with little turmeric and salt in pressure cooker.
  2. 2.In a wok add 1 tbsp of oil and add chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.
  3. 3.when it is golden add all the spices.
  4. 4.fry the spices and add all the vegetables .
  5. 5.cook the vegetables till they all mix together.
  6. 6.Mash the vegetables with some tool or after it cools down mash the vegetables with hand blender.
  7. 7.Continue to cook until the evegetables leave the sides of the pan.Add grated tofu and mix.
  8. 8.Serve with pav or bread with or without butter.