Pav Bhaji Pizza Recipe
Pav Bhaji Pizza is a delicious recipe where a Bhaji is added to a pizza base and baked with cheese. Serve it with an Indian Style Masala Macaroni for a weekend dinner along with a drink.
Pav Bhaji Pizza is a mouth watering Fusion recipe where the famous street food Pav Bhaji is used. This is a great dish to prepare on weekends along with a fusion pasta. Sounds delicious! Right?
Who doesn’t enjoy a plate of Pav Bhaji on the streets of Mumbai, trying to give a twist the pav bhaji turns into a pizza which is substituted with healthy ingredients in it. Enjoy the Pav Bhaji Pizza where in potatoes are substituted with raw banana which turns out to be healthier.
You can also try other homemade and easy pizza recipes and enjoy them with your family:
Ingredients For Bhaji
- 6 Raw Banana
- 2 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Green peas (Matar) , steamed
- 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 2 tablespoon Pav bhaji masala
- Salt , to taste
- 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- Cooking oil , as required
- Water , as required
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice Ingredients For Garnish
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish Ingredients For Pizza Base
- 1 Pizza base , or whole wheat pizza
- 50 grams Butter
How to make Pav Bhaji Pizza Recipe
To begin making the Pav Bhaji Pizza recipe, wash and boil the raw banana. Add the raw bananas in a pressure cooker with required water.
Cook for 2 to 3 whistles. Let the pressure release naturally. Once cooked, peel the skin and grate it. Keep it aside.
Heat some oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds and saute for about 10 seconds.
Next, add onions and cook till they turn soft and translucent. Add green chillies, capsicum, tomatoes and cook them for about 10 to 12 minutes or till the capsicum becomes soft.
Next, add steamed peas, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, pav bhaji masala, salt as required and mix well. Let it cook for about 2 minutes.
Once done add the grated raw banana. With the help of potato masher, mash the vegetables and cook for another 10 minutes.
Once the vegetables are cooked turn of the heat and add lemon juice and allow the Pav Bhaji masala to cool.
For the Pizza, take a pizza base and apply butter on it. Toast the pizza base in the skillet until crisp and browned.
Once the pizza based is crisped, evenly spread the prepared bhaji over the pizza. Sprinkle the finely chopped onions and grated mozzarella cheese.
Keep it in the preheated oven at 180°C for 12-15 minutes until the cheese melts and you see it bubbling. Remove the Pav Bhaji Pizza from the oven and serve.