Chat- Pata Pav

Chat- Pata Pav

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When you don’t have time for Pav Bhaji you can make do with this equally tempting creation! A fabulous, tongue-tickling, desi style mixture of sautéed and spiced veggies is tossed with butter and packed inside succulently fresh pav buns. Served with a garnish of lemon juice and coriander, this Chat-Pata Pav brings alive myriad flavours and textures on your palate, from the lazy comfort of butter to the crunch of veggies and the pep of spices. As far as possible, enjoy it fresh, but when you are in a rush, wrap it in aluminium foil, and enjoy it on-the-go, within an hour or so. You can also have as Evening Tea Snacks .

Chat- Pata Pav recipe - How to make Chat- Pata Pav

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 pavs
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Ingredients

6 ladi pav
6 tsp butter

For The Masala
2 tbsp butter
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1/2 tsp garam masala

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
lemon wedges

Method
For the masala

    For the masala
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the black salt and garam masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Divide the masala into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat 1 tsp of butter on a non-stick tava (griddle), add a portion of the prepared masala on it and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Slit one pav horizontally, open and place it on the masala on the tava.
  3. Spread the masala evenly over the pav and cook it on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the masala coats the pav evenly.
  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 5 more chat-pata pavs.
  5. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with lemon wedges.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per pav
Energy164 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates23.7 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat6 g
Cholesterol17.5 mg
Sodium62 mg
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  1. When you don’t have time for Pav Bhaji you can make do with this equally tempting creation! A fabulous, tongue-tickling, desi style mixture of sautéed and spiced veggies is tossed with butter and packed inside succulently fresh pav buns. Served with a garnish of lemon juice and coriander. If you like the recipe below are links to similar recipes :   

For The Masala of Chat Pata Pav

  1. For the masala of Chat- Pata Pav, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan. Be generous while adding butter to make a really buttery Chat- Pata Pav.
  2. Add the onions.
  3. Add the capsicum. Add red and yellow bell peppers for a colorful pav.
  4. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic.
  6. Add the tomatoes.
  7. Add the turmeric powder.
  8. Add the chilli powder. If you like spicier food than increase the quantity.
  9. Add salt and 2 tbsp of water. The masala should be moist yet dry. This water will basically help in cooking the vegetables slightly.
  10. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  11. Add the black salt and garam masala . If you do not have garam masala then substitute with pav bhaji masala.
  12. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally. Also, you can toss in some freshly chopped coriander. Divide the masala into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to make Chat- Pata Pav

  1. For making the Chat-Pata Pav, heat 1 tsp of butter on a non-stick tava (griddle).
  2. Add a portion of the prepared masala on it.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Slit one pav horizontally.
  5. Open the pav and place it on the masala on the tava.
  6. Spread the masala evenly over the pav.
  7. Cook it on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the masala coats the pav evenly.
  8. Repeat steps 1 to 7 to make 5 more Chat-Pata Pavs.
  9. Garnish the Chatpata Pav with coriander and serve hot with lemon wedges.

Reviews

Chat- Pata Pav
 on 14 May 16 02:10 PM
5

Absolutely delicious
Tarla Dalal
22 Jul 19 02:03 PM
   Thanks for the feedback. We have added a lot more images.
Chat- Pata Pav
 on 02 May 16 10:01 PM
5

OMG!! OMG!! A MIND BLOWING AND A CONVENTION BREAKING RECIPE!! EASY TO MAKE AND MUCH MORE DELIGHTFUL IN TASTE!! PERFECT COMBO OF ALL THE SPICES MAKING IT A CHATPATA ONE... AND YEAH ONE DEFINITELY DOESN''T NEED A LEMON WEDGE OR A CHUTNEY... ITS ALL IN ONE!!! LUV THIS RECIPE!! KEEP POSTING SIMILAR ONES...
Tarla Dalal
03 May 16 09:10 AM
   Hi Hansja, great to know you have enjoyed this recipe.. Do keep trying more recipes and give is your feedback..
Chat-Pata Pav
 on 20 Jul 15 04:51 PM
5

Chatapata pav.. the name tells everything.. little spicy.. with chatpata flavour.. i made this for my family.. and just added little cheese inside the masala.. and beleive me they just pounced on the dish.. its a big hit.. in my house
Chat-Pata Pav
 on 01 Dec 14 10:30 AM
4

Nice! Very tasty and yummy.. Many alterations seem possible here and the idea is indeed ??????!
Chat-Pata Pav
 on 05 Dec 10 08:48 PM
5

Indian's favourite pav just got better! Its not too tough and extremely flavoursome! not the healthiest so i would recommend eating during the day rather than at night.