Healthy Pav Bhaji Recipe

For most, Pav Bhaji is an indulgent meal reserved for cheat days. Or so we think. Here’s a unique way to add a dose of healthy nourishment to it. Prepared in the traditional way, the dish uses a multitude of veggies such as spinach, green gram, onions and also Oats, thereby giving the body an essential diet of fibre, vitamins and minerals. Garnish the masala with coriander, and it's ready to be enjoyed.

Cooking time
30 min


    • Sweet Potato - 200 g
    • Green Moong - 1/4 cup (Soaked )
    • Green Peas - 1/2 cup
    • Saffola Active Oil - 2 tbsp
    • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
    • Onion - 1 cup
    • Ginger Garlic Green Chilli paste - 2 tsp
    • Tomato - 1 cup ( Pureed )
    • Pav Bhaji Masala - 2 and 1/2 tsp
    • Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
    • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
    • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
    • Amchoor powder - 1 tsp
    • Salt to taste
    • Caulifloweer - 5 tbsp ( Grated )
    • Capsicum - 3 tbsp
    • Saffola Masala Oats- Veggie Twist - 40 g
    • Spinach Puree - 4 tbsp
    • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
    • Coriander leaves - 2 tsp ( Chopped )

How to make Healthy Pav Bhaji

    • Add ginger, garlic, and green chilly paste, and saute for 2 mins till its raw flavour goes away.
    • Now add tomato puree and salt, and saute it for one minute.
    • Add all the dry masalas except kasoori methi, and cook the mixture till oil leaves the sides of the pan.
    • Add chopped capsicum and cauliflower to the masala. Cover and cook for 5-7 mins till the veggies gets cooked.
    • Now add the boiled and mashed veggies and moong dal. Mix it well.
    • Add Saffola Veggie Twist Oats. Add 1 cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil. Let it simmer for 2 mins till oats get well cooked.
    • Add in spinach along with kasoori methi.Bring it to a boil. 
    • Cook the sabzi till it reaches a semi dry consistency.
    • Switch off the flame. Add in lemon juice and coriander leaves.
    • Serve hot with whole wheat pav.

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