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Masala pav

By: devika of delhi, IN

Spicy bread

Filed in Appetizers and Snacks

Serves 4 people

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this lip-smacking roadside chaat can be made in minutes in your microwave


  • 4 ladi pavs
  • 2 tbsp butter

for the masala

  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup capsicum, chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chilli
  • a pinch turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp black salt (optional)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

to garnish

  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • onion rings
  • lemon wedges


  1. In a microwave safe bowl combine the oil, onions and garlic and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, ginger, green chilli, turmeric powder, chilli powder and black salt and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum and salt and microwave on HIGH for another 2 minutes.
  4. Divide the masala mixture into 4 equal parts.
  5. Cut each pav horizontally into 2.
  6. Apply 1 teaspoon of butter on each slice of pav.
  7. Spread the masala mixture on top and microwave on HIGH for 20 seconds.
  8. Garnish with the chopped coriander and serve with onion rings and lemon wedges.

Latest Comments

By lopa on 4/20/2010 4:32:00 AM

seems copied from Tarla Dalal's recipes.

By lopa on 4/20/2010 4:31:00 AM

seems copied from Tarla Dalal's recipes.

By devika on 11/3/2009 8:40:00 AM

ya..u can put desi ghee if u want..it's per your taste..

By Poornima Mendes on 10/3/2009 6:56:00 AM

instead of oil..can use desi ghee..it tastes better

By devika on 4/25/2009 8:11:00 AM

thanks atefa your such nice suggestions

By atefa on 3/2/2009 5:58:00 AM

well for more better taste don't forget to add PAV BHAJI MASALA.TRY THE TWIST.

By atefa on 3/2/2009 5:55:00 AM

Hi! this is really yum recepie can also be made without micro to mk it more enjoyable u cld increase the quantity of masala and after spreading it inside the pav also spread over it trust me u'll love it.but for best taste serve immediately after it is made .


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