Making Pav Bhaji

Ingredients: Carrots, Beans, Cauliflower, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Onions, Peas, Garlic paste, Ghee or oil, Pav Bhaji masala, Garam masala, Chili powder, Salt, Butter, Coriander, Chili and Lemon.

Tomato puree, Onions, Coriander, Chili and Lemon


  • Chop all vegetables and add them to a microwave safe bowl with half a cup of water and microwave (covered) at 100% power for 10 mins.
  • Allow to stand for 5 mins and blend them in a blender. Keep aside.
  • Prepare tomato puree by blending tomato pieces in a blender.
  • Add ghee or oil, garlic paste, salt, all masalas & chili powder to the puree, and microwave at 100% power for 4 mins.
  • Mix the blended vegetables to it and microwave (covered) at 80% power for 3-4 minutes.
  • Slit the pav in between and spread butter on both sides. Place them on a tissue paper and microwave at 50% for 3 mins.
  • Garnish the bhaji with peas, onion rings, coriander and chilis. Squeeze lemon. Serve hot!

Ready to eat!

Note: This is an amateur recipe. I made it for the first time and it turned out to be good.


Sunday morning at Cubbon Park

I took my camera out after a long time on Sunday. Sharing some photographs from the morning photo walk with PIXELS group at Cubbon Park, located at the heart of Bangalore.

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With sixth semester officially done, I now want to invest more time in making pictures.

Rock Pigeons at Lalbagh

An early morning walk at Lalbagh by the lake is something that everyone in this city should experience. Especially those who’re consumed by the daily street smoke and other exhausts. This is one of my favorite spots in the park (walk straight down from the west gate) seized by rock pigeons who’re fed by the walkers / joggers every morning. A single clap and you’ll see them fly around a chopped trunk of a tree and return back. A beautiful sight to witness for a few moments.

The next time you spot a pigeon, know that you are looking at one of the most intelligent birds on the planet. They have been used as messengers, race birds (sold for $130000+), life savers at sea (since they can identify & differentiate colors), etc.

Note: There are 2 more related photographs on my photoblog – here and here.