World Vada Pav Day: Try These 7 Fusions of Mumbai’s Classic Delicacy

Today, on the occasion of World Vada Pav Day, we are going to introduce you to some of these different types of Vada Pav.

World Vada Pav Day: Try These 7 Fusions of Mumbai’s Classic Delicacy

Vada Pav is a delicacy that is close to the heart of every local in Mumbai. It provides satisfaction to all who consume it.

Like the language changes every few miles in Maharashtra, the version of the Vada Pav changes as well. The taste of the vada, along with the condiment served, has led many to create their versions of the classic Vada Pav.

Today, on the occasion of World Vada Pav Day, we will introduce you to some of its many variants.

Cheese Vadapav

Exotic varieties like Mc Aloo Tikki are gaining popularity in India, thus, seeing this, a fusion of both a burger and a vada pav has become available. One of them is the Cheese Burst Vadapav. Since cheese is liked by many, it was added to the traditional dish. in a joint in Borivali. The filling is made of potatoes, beans, jalapenos, spicy chips and cheese, and is coated with gram flour. The bread is served alongside lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and a cheese slice. In a way, you can call it an Indian burger.

Where: Hungary Jd’s, Near Shubharambh Maidan, Next to Eskay Resort, Link Road, Borivali West, Mumbai

Price: Rs 150

Pav Bhaji Vadapav

A spicy twist to your favourite Vadapav. Yet another Mumbai classic is fused with another. You can taste the Pav Bhaji Vadapav at Mandia Masala Stall in Khau Galli, Mulund. Its feature is that the bread is toasted in spicy vegetables, after which a vada is filled in it.

Where: Mandia Masala, Purushottam Kheraj Road, Keshav Pada, Mulund West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400080

Price: Rs 25

Hidden Vadapav

Till now Vada pav was eaten by putting the vada inside a pav. However, now, the opposite has happened. At Farzi Café, the vada pav has been given a sensational twist. The twist is that the bread is fried with a potato coating which means that you can eat the bread inside the Vada pav. In a way, the bread is hidden inside the vada. Thus, it’s up to you to decide whether to call it Vada Pav or Pav Vada.Where: Farzi Café, Ground Floor, Kamala Mills, S.B Marg, Lower Parel

Price: Nearly Rs 295

Chivda Vadapav

This Vada pav stall was started in 1973, and the vada pav offered here is served with chivda. This chivda is made from garlic chutney, chopped mango, gram, cilantro and cornflakes. Thus, the experience of eating this vada pav is something else altogether. The cornflakes with the vada pav ensure that there is crunchiness in every bite. Thus, accompanied with the raw mango pieces leaves a long-lasting tangy flavour. It is claimed that Thakur Snacks sells nearly 1000 vada pavs a day.

Where: Shop No. 01/A. Wing, Nav-Vrushali C.H.S, Agarkar Road, Dombivli East, opposite Aditya Hall, Dombivli, Maharashtra 421201

Price: Approximately Rs 25 (both)

Maggi Vadapav

There is nearly one Vada pav shop in every street of Mumbai all of which have their distinctive taste. One of these distinctive shops is the Laxman’s Om Vadapav from Ghatkopar. This dish is made by combining Maggi and vada pav. This vada pav is soft on the inside and crispy on the outside and is served with the delicious chutney that they make.

Where: Laxman’s Om Vadapav, 19, Building 104, Garodia Nagar, Ghatkopar (E)

Price: Approximately Rs 100 (both)

Non-Veg Vadapav

Although the vada pav is revered as a vegetarian dish, it is now also available in a non-veg variety. Chicken Vada pav is now available at “Pack a Pav” outlets which are in Bandra, Kemps Corner to name a few. Apart from the chicken vada pav, one can also find a Butter Chicken Pav, Sumitran Smokin pav. The Sumitran Smokin Pav is a combination of chicken and smoked curd. One can also find, cheese, chicken, mutton, kebab and mushroom bread.

Where: Pali Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050

Price: Starting from Rs 200

Cheese Fondue Vadapav

For cheese lovers, this Vadapav is a feast. Small seven to eight vada pavs are served with a bowl of specially made cheese. All you need to do is dip the vada pav into the bowl full of cheese and enjoy it.

Where: MRP, 3rd floor, Om Hira Panna Mall, Oshiwara, Andheri

Price: Approximately Rs 700 (both)

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