Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe


Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe

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Want to recreate the magic of pav bhaji in a more handy and convenient format? Have a look at this Masala Pav recipe!

Here, we have sandwiched buttered ladi pav with a lip-smacking mixture of tomatoes, onions and other veggies spruced up with peppy pav bhaji masala.

The outcome is absolutely scrumptious and tasty, and utterly irresistible – for both adults and kids.

Street food lovers, especially, will go ga-ga over this creation, which brings you the same magical taste but in a handy format that can be munched on anywhere, on-the-go, at a party, or at tea-time.

We have used the Microwave oven to prepare this Masala Pav, as it greatly speeds up the process.

If you are a huge fan of Pav Bhaji, we suggest you also look at related recipes like Pav Bhaji Masala and Pav Sandwich.

Enjoy how to make Masala Pav recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe recipe - How to make Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 masala pavs
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Ingredients


For Masala Pav
3 ladi pav
butter for spreading

For The Masala Pav Masala
1 tbsp pav bhaji masala
2 tbsp oil
1 cup chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
salt to taste
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp black salt (sanchal)

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving With Masala Pav
onion rings
lemon wedges

Method
For the masala pav masala

    For the masala pav masala
  1. Combine the oil, onions and garlic in a microwave safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, ginger, green chillies, pav bhaji masala, turmeric powder, chilli powder and black salt, mix well and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum and salt, mix well and microwave on high for another 2 minutes.

How to proceed to make masala pav

    How to proceed to make masala pav
  1. To make masala pav, divide the masala into 6 equal portions. Keep aside.
  2. Slit a ladi pav horizontally into 2. Apply little butter on each side of pav.
  3. Put a portion of the masala on one halve and close it. Put 1 more portion of the masala evenly over the pav till it gets evenly coated form all the sides and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 2 more masala pavs.
  5. Garnish with coriander and serve the masala pav immediately with onion rings and lemon wedges.
Nutrient values per masala pav
Energy239 cal
Protein4 g
Carbohydrates27 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat12.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A320 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C25.6 mg
Folic Acid10.4 mcg
Calcium38.5 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium29.9 mg
Potassium94.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg
Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe with step by step photos

For the masala of masala pav

  1. For the microwave masala pav recipe, in a microwave safe bowl take oil and butter.
  2. Add the onions and garlic. These are the quintessential ingredients of masala pav. Also, you can add a tablespoon of spicy chilli-garlic paste.
  3. Mix well and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes.
  5. Also, add the ginger and green chillies. You can even make use of ginger-green chilli paste if you are in a hurry.
  6. Add the pav bhaji masala. To make pavbhaji masala at home, refer our recipe for homemade pav bhaji masala.
  7. Add the turmeric powder and chilli powder. For a bright red colour, add Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  8. Add the black salt. It gives a chatpata flavor to the masala.
  9. Mix well so that the masalas are spread evenly.
  10. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  11. Add the capsicum and salt.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Microwave on high for another 2 minutes. Your masala is ready!

To make masala pav in a microwave

  1. Divide the masala into 6 equal portions. Keep aside.
  2. Slit a ladi pav horizontally from the centre, but do not cut it fully.
  3. Apply little butter on each side of pav.
  4. Put a portion of the masala on one halve and close it.
  5. Put 1 more portion of the masala evenly over the pav till it gets evenly coated form all the sides.
  6. Microwave the Masala Pav on high for 30 seconds.
  7. Garnish the Masala Pav with coriander.
  8. Repeat steps 2 to 6 and make 2 more masala pavs.
  9. Serve the microwave masala pav immediately with onion rings and lemon wedges.

Reviews

Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe
 on 21 Feb 19 05:46 PM
5

Very nice and quick recipe. Superb in taste.
Tarla Dalal
23 Feb 19 09:53 AM
   Hi Ashutosh, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe
 on 14 Dec 16 08:52 AM
5

This recipe really surprised me that it can be made so well in a microwave, the taste is just superb, definitely worth a try !!