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Pav Bhaji

1 tbsp oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced to a paste
1/2 inch ginger, minced to a paste
1 green chilli, chopped fine (optional)
1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp ground turmeric
2 or 3 tbsp Everest pav bhaji masala or any other kind of pav bahji masala
2 cups steamed chopped vegetables (I used 1 potato, 2 carrots, big handful of peas, 1/4 head of cauliflower chopped fine, 1/2 yellow pepper and 6 - 7 mushrooms, sliced)
1/2 cup water (use the water the veggies were steamed or boiled in)
Salt and pepper to taste
Handful of fresh coriander, chopped

To serve:

4 bread rolls, split and buttered

1 lemon, quartered
1/4 onion, chopped
1 spring onion, chopped


Heat the oil, and fry the onion for about 5 minutes, until soft. Add the ginger and garlic, and chilli, if using, and saute for another 2 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, turmeric and pav bhaji masala, and cook for at least 15 minutes, stirring ocasionally until the masala is fairly dry and the oil starts to separate from it.

Add the veggies and the water, and stir together. Simmer for another 5 minutes, adding a little more water, if required. Using a masher, coarsely mash the vegetables together into the curry.

Season to taste. Sprinkle over the fresh coriander and stir together.

To serve, shallow fry the buttered bread, butter side down for roughly a minute or two, until lightly coloured. Serve the bhaji topped with a splash of butter, with the fried bread, chopped onion and spring onion and the lemon wedges on the side.

Recipe from: http://foodfootballandababy.blogspot.com/
Author: Michelle Peters - Jones
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