Pao Bhaji (Mashed potatoes served with bread rolls)

Pao Bhaji (Mashed potatoes served with bread rolls)

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Servings: 6
Calories: 648


  • 2.2 lb Potatoes boiled, peeled, diced
  • 7 floz Ghee or vegetable oil
  • 14 oz Tomatoes washed, diced
  • 2 oz Onions finely chopped
  • 6 Green chillies chopped, with or without seeds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ginger adrak, peeled, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Garlic lasan paste
  • 2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 8 floz Water
  • 5 oz Butter
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 cup Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped
  • 1 1/2 floz Lemon nimbu juice
  • 12 Bread rolls pad, cut horizontally


  • Heat the ghee or oil in a large griddle (tawa) or heavy-bottomed frying pan; add the tomatoes, onions, green chillies, ginger, and turmeric powder. Stir-fry for 4 - 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add the potatoes, red chilli powder, and salt. Mix thoroughly and continue to cook on low heat, mashing and stirring for 6-7 minutes with a metal spatula. Alternately, add the garlic and ginger paste each diluted in 1/2 cup of water. Increase heat and add 4 tbsp butter. Mix well.
  • Lastly, add the garam masala, green coriander, and lemon juice. Stir well.
  • Before serving, coat the bread roll halves with the remaining butter and fry them face down on the griddle or frying pan until they are lightly browned. Serve these bread rolls with the bhaji (potato mixture).
Calories: 648 kcal
Carbohydrates: 39 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 54g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 51 mg
Sodium: 352 mg
Potassium: 931 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 1425 IU
Vitamin C: 53 mg
Calcium: 43 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
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