pav sandwich is yet another scrumptious snack from the mumbai street food scene. in this recipe a spiced mashed potatoes stuffing is placed in the pav along with some sliced veggies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 pav sandwich
for potato stuffing
- 3 medium sized potatoes - boiled
- ½ teaspoon pav bhaji masala
- ½ teaspoon chaat masala or sandwich masala or add as required
- ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
- ¼ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
- salt as required
other ingredients for pav sandwich
- 4 pav or bread rolls
- 1 small onion - thinly sliced
- 1 small tomato - thinly sliced
- 1 small cucumber - thinly sliced
- sandwich chutney or green chutney - as required
- butter as required, you can also use oil
making potato stuffing
first rinse and then take 3 medium potatoes in a 2 litre pressure cooker. also add ½ teaspoon salt. add enough water just about covering the potatoes.
pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles on medium flame or till the potatoes are softened and of a mashable consistency.
when the potatoes become warm, peel them and mash well with a fork or with a potato masher.
now add the following spice powders – ½ teaspoon pav bhaji masala, ½ teaspoon chaat masala, ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder, ¼ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder and salt as required.
mix very well.
assembling and making pav sandwich
keep all the ingredients ready for making pav sandwich.
slice the pav in two halves.
heat 1 to 2 teaspoons butter in a tawa or pan. let the butter melt.
place the pav slices and roll them on the melted butter.
then turn them and roll on the remaining leftover melted butter.
toast 4 to 6 pav slices at a time depending on the size of the tawa or pan.
toast one side till light golden or golden and crisp.
turn over and toast the second side till light golden or golden and crisp. remove the toasted pav.
spread some sandwich chutney on the pav.
take a portion of the spiced mashed potato mixture and place it on the pav. press and flatten the potato mixture.
now place two to three thin slices of onion, tomato and cucumber. sprinkle some chaat masala and black salt also.
cover with the remaining pav slices.
serve pav sandwich as soon as you assemble them with a side of sandwich chutney or coriander chutney or tomato ketchup.
Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 5g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 874mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 26.9mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 5.7mg