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Vegan Kheema Pav (sloppy joe) made with spiced cauliflower simmered with tomatoes and warm Indian spices.Vegan version of popular Street food.


4 Servings

Total time

45 minutes





  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 small Onion
  • 2 cuos Cauliflower Florets, processed into a fine mixture
  • 1 cup Cooked Chickpeas, coarsely mashed
  • 1 tsp Ginger+garlic paste
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 0.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • to taste Salt
  • 8 pav buns/ Slider buns
  • as needed Green Chutney
  • as needed Sweetened Coconut Yogurt
  • as needed Pickled Onions or finely chopped Red Onions


  1. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add the onions, ginger+garlic paste and cook till onions soften, about 3~5 minutes.
  2. Add the processed cauliflower, mashed chickpeas and cook covered till cauliflower is tender, about 8~10 minutes.
  3. Add tomato puree, red chili powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, garam masala and salt. Cook covered for the flavors mingle, about 8~10 minutes.
  4. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Serve garnished with cilantro.
  5. Toast pav/ slider buns and keep ready.
  6. Serve the prepared kheema over toasted buns topped with green chutney, sweetened yogurt and pickled onions. Serve right away!!

✅ Vegan

Contains allergens

✅ Dairy