Easy and healthy Pav bhaji bites make a great tea time snack or party food item. Great for kids

Pav bhaji bites | Easy party recipes

These interesting Pav bhaji shots have all the capability to make your party more rocking. Great healthy recipe for kids too
Course Snack | Party food
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Avani @ The Veggie Indian


  • 3 to 4 small potatoes
  • 4 to 5 tomatoes
  • 4 to 5 Onions
  • 2 big capsicums
  • 200 gm green peas
  • 100 gm cauliflower
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp asaofetida hing
  • 2 tsp pav.bhaji masala
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp to 3 salt
  • ½ tsp cumin seed
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • About 1-2 glasses of water

For garlic chutney:

  • 8 cloves to 10 garlic
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp salt

For tadka:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp red chili powder


  1. Boil together potatoes, green peas & cauliflower together in a pressure cooker & mash it with the help of a potato masher
  2. Meanwhile chop all the veggies- capsicums, Onions, tomatoes of about the equal size and keep aside.
  3. In a wide pan, heat oil and add cumin seed and asafoetida. Then add the chopped veggies (onion, tomatoes and capsicum) with salt & red garlic chutney & cook covered for 5-6 minutes
  4. Then add boil & mashed veggies, garam masala, pav bhaji masala & turmeric powder & mix it well. Simmer for 8-10 minutes, mash slightly a few times in between. Add more water and adjust according to the desired consistency.
  5. Now in a tadka pan heat butter, add red chili powder & add into bhaji. Mix well, garnish with coriander & cheese and serve into shot glasses with butter toasted paav on top.

Recipe Notes

Serve with chopped onion and lemon wedges.