Vada Pav stands proudly among India's most beloved street snacks, captivating taste buds with its irresistible flavours. This famous snack from Maharashtra holds a special place in the hearts of its people, whether enjoyed at street food stalls or at home. This delectable delicacy consists of a vada, a savoury and spiced potato fritter, generously adorned with an array of chutneys, crowned with a zesty green chilli and nestled within a soft bun-like bread. The beauty of Vada Pav lies in its simplicity, where the amalgamation of flavours creates a burst of deliciousness with each bite. It comes as no surprise that even Bollywood star Shraddha Kapoor couldn't resist the allure of this iconic treat. In a delightful revelation through her Instagram stories, she shared her "Sunday Warmup," featuring a mouthwatering picture of a vada pav held in her hand. The sight of the green chilli atop the vada pav hinted at the perfect spice quotient, adding zest to Shraddha's Sunday meal. She tagged her aunt, Padmini Kolhapure, who was most likely the chef who created the snack.
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Take a look at Shraddha Kapoor's story below:
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This is not the first time Shraddha's Insta stories have paid homage to her aunt. A few days ago, the star had relished another tasty-looking meal prepared by her. Click here to know more. Now, has Shraddha Kapoor's binge made you hungry as well? Don't worry, we got you covered. Below are 5 easy 'pav recipes' that you are sure to enjoy:
1. Vada Pav
You have to try this classic first. Filled with the goodness of potatoes, chutneys and pav, this street-style snack now has fans across the world. Relish it as part of any meal. Click here for the recipe.
2. Masala Omelette Pav
A delightful and satisfying dish that combines the goodness of a spiced omelette with a soft and fluffy pav. This flavorful treat is a popular choice, known for the robust taste and simple comfort it offers. Recipe here.
3. Masala Pav
This dish consists of a medley of spices and vegetables inside toasted, buttery pav. This mouthwatering dish is a favourite among food enthusiasts, offering a burst of irresistible taste in every bite. Want the recipe? Click here.
4. Misal Pav
A fiery and flavoursome dish from the state of Maharashtra, India. Misal is a delightful curry-like delicacy made of sprouted lentils cooked with spices. It is garnished with an assortment of crunchy toppings like farsan (fried savoury mix) and chopped onions. It is best savoured with fresh pav. Detailed recipe here.
5. Street-Style Kebab Pav
A tantalising and aromatic dish commonly found in bustling market streets. It features succulent kebabs, either made from meat or vegetables, seasoned with a blend of flavorful spices, and sandwiched between pav. Click here for the full recipe.
What do you enjoy eating with pav? Let us know in the comments below.
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