Instant Pot Pav Bhaji

It is an Indian dish cooked in Instant pot and boosts the depths of flavours. It is easy-to-make in instant pot and has savoury aroma.

5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Pav Bhaji

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword bell pepper, butter, Pav Bhaji, Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 274 kcal


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup cauliflower cut in small pieces
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 small carrots cut in pieces
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 tbsp pavbhaji masala
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Add oil in the inner pot of Instant pot and select “Sauté”.

  2. Add onions and cook for about 3 minutes.

  3. Then, add bell peppers and sauté for about 2 minutes.

  4. Add in pav bhaji masala, tomatoes and salt. Stir well.

  5. Then, add carrots, potatoes, green peas and cauliflower. Mix well.

  6. Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.

  7. Cook for about 8 minutes on HIGH pressure and select the “Cancel” button.

  8. Release the pressure naturally through the steam vent and open the lid.

  9. Put the mixture in an immersion blender and blend well.

  10. Stir in lemon juice and dish out.

  11. Serve and enjoy!

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