Mushrooms on Pav

Mushrooms on Pav

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: American

Leftover pavs? Do not despair, top them with a flavourful mushroom mixture and delight your family


  • Button mushrooms, quartered 800 gms
  • Pavs 4 pairs
  • Butter as required
  • Olive oil 3 tbsps
  • Garlic, chopped 3 tbsps
  • Tomato puree 8 tbsps
  • Lemon zest, grated 1½ tsps
  • Fresh parsley, chopped 4 tbsps + few sprigs to garnish
  • Hung yogurt 8 tbsps


  • Slit each pair of pavs in the middle horizontally without cutting through. Butter them on the inner side.
  • Heat a non-stick grill pan, put the pavs, one pair at a time, buttered side facing down and cook.
  • Apply a little butter on the other side too, flip and cook the other side similarly till both sides are crisp.
  • Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add mushrooms and saute till all the moisture evaporates and the mushrooms turn a light brown.
  • Add garlic and continue to saute till fragrant. Add tomato puree, lemon zest, chopped parsley and salt and mix well. Cook till the mushrooms are done.
  • Spread this mixture equally over each pair of pavs, put 2 tbsps hung yogurt over each of them, garnish with a parsley sprig. Keep them on a serving platter and serve.