Masala Pav Recipe

Try this easy ‘Masala Pav Recipe’ by Chef Ranveer Brar!


1 medium Onion, chopped

2 medium Tomatoes, finely chopped

1 medium capsicum,  finely chopped

1 tsp Ginger garlic paste

½ tsp Cumin seeds

½ tsp  Red chili powder

3-4 tsp  Pav bhaji masala, add as per taste

2 tbsp Butter

⅓ cup water

Salt to taste

4 to 5 pav, sliced in halves

2 tbsp Butter for toasting the pav

Fresh coriander leaves

1 tsp fresh lime juice



  • In a shallow frying pan, melt butter add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and Stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger and garlic goes away.
  • Add onions Stir and mix well. Saute the onions till they turn translucent.
  • Add tomatoes. Stir and saute for 3 to 4 minutes on a low to medium flame.
  • Then add turmeric powder, red chili powder, pav bhaji masala.
  • Stir and mix the masalas very well with the onion-tomato mixture.
  • Now, add capsicum and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt as required. Stir well. Add 1/3 cup water.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer on a low to medium flame. Adding water softens and cook the tomatoes very well.
  • Melt some butter in a pan. Place the pav slices on the butter. Toast them lightly.
  • Turn over and toast the other side. Now place the masala on the pav evenly with the spoon.
  • Masala pav is ready to be served.

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