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Cheesy Garlic Pav Bhaji Sliders

These Bhaji Sliders are a quick and easy dinner, taking only around 30 minutes to make. Why not bring some Indian street food into your house tonight?


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These Bhaji Sliders are a quick and easy dinner, taking only around 30 minutes to make. Why not bring some Indian street food into your house tonight?
Cheesy Garlic Pav Bhaji Sliders
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Duration45 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Prep Time5 mins
Servings8 sliders


Pav Filling
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp garlic grated
  • 3 potatoes chopped, then boiled or steamed
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • handful broccoli chopped
  • 1 tbsp pav bhaji masala
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp coriander chopped
Garlic Butter
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • pav bhaji masala
  • coriander chopped
  • vegan cheese
  • green chillies optional


Pav Filling

  • Heat vegan butter in a pan over low-medium heat. Add in your cumin seeds and cook until fragrant.
  • Add onions and garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Mix in your carrot and tomatoes. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add your bell pepper, broccoli, salt, ground turmeric, pav bhaji masala and Kashmiri red chilli powder. Mix, then cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  • Pour your maple syrup, lemon juice and add your coriander. Using a potato masher, mash the mixture well (you should still have some un-mashed veggies).

Garlic Butter

  • Add your vegan butter and garlic into a bowl and microwave for 10-20 seconds or until the butter has melted. You can also do this in a saucepan over low heat.


  • Pre-heat your oven to 180C/160C fan.
  • Cut your soft rolls in half and place the bottom side onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Generously spread your vegan garlic butter on the bottom half of your rolls.
  • Spread your Pav filling on top, then sprinkle green chillies on top.
  • Add your vegan cheese on top – I used vegan cheese slices but you can use shredded vegan cheese.
  • Sprinkle some freshly chopped coriander on top, along with some pav bhaji masala.
  • Close your sliders with the top half of your rolls, spread a little more melted vegan butter on top. Then, sprinkle some more coriander and pav bhaji masala on top.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Finely, sprinkle some salt flakes on top (this is optional) + enjoy warm with some ketchup or green chutney!
This recipe was republished with permission from Cooking With Parita.
Find the original recipe here.
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Parita Kansagra

Parita, creates and develops gorgeous recipes, often adding an Indian inspired touch. Parita uses her background in photography to showcase her incredible plant based dishes at their very best!

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