Vadapav, sometimes spelled wadapav or vadapaav, is a popular spicy vegetarian fast food dish native to the state of Maharashtra. It consists of a batata vada sandwiched between two slices of a pav. The compound word batata vada refers in Marathi to a vada (fritter) made out of batata, the latter referring to a potato. Pav refers to unsweetened bread or bun.
It is also known as an Indian burger.
Pavbhaji is a Maharashtrian fast food dish that originated in Mumbai cuisine. The pav-bhaji is a spicy preparation with a mixture of vegetables, either whole or mashed, a generous dose of fresh tomatoes, a dollop of butter, optional toppings of cheese and dry-fruits and fresh fruits, consumed with warm bread gently or crispy fried in butter - an all-time, anytime favourite with Mumbaikars. It is native to Mumbai and has now become popular in most metropolitan areas in India, especially in those of central and western Indian states such as Gujarat and Karnataka. Pav means bread. Bhaji in Marathi means vegetable dish. Pavbhaji consists of bhaji (a thick potato-based curry) garnished with coriander, chopped onion, and a dash of lemon and lightly toasted pav. The pav is usually buttered on all sides.
t is one of the most popular street foods of India taking its origin from the streets of Mumbai. Cooked rice is mixed with Pav Bhaji Masalas and vegetables and mixed on top of a Large Tawa or Griddle. It’s a simple tasty pulao which is had with Curd or Raita. One portion provides a full meal for one person.