• Ladi pav is a very common accompaniment, especially in Mumbai.
• Ladi pav shallow-fried in butter is served as an accompaniment to steaming hot and spicy bhaji, in the case of the ever-popular Pav Bhaji.
• Another favourite, Wada Pav, is a delicious and spicy Maharashtrian snack, wherein a deep-fried potato-based wada is sandwiched between sliced pav brushed with garlic chutney.
• Dabeli, also known as double roti, is a favourite Gujarati snack, wherein a filling of raw banana or potato is placed between pav along with masalas and chutneys.
• You can also make quick and tasty Masala Pav by frying ladi pav in butter, with a dash of spices and lime.
• Cut the pav into six or seven square pieces and sauté it in a little hot oil. Add salt and other spices and make a delicious snack.
• Ladi Pav can also be used in burgers, instead of burger buns.
How to store ladi pav, pav, bun pav
• Ladi pav is best consumed fresh.
• However, you can cover leftover ladi pav in a plastic film, place in a bread box, and then store in a refrigerator for short period.
• Ladi Pav that is kept in warm or moist conditions is prone to mould. So, avoid such environments.
Health benefits of ladi pav, pav, bun pav
• Since it is made of maida or refined wheat flour, it is high in simple carbohydrates, and thus not a healthy choice.
• There is a little amount of protein also present in ladi pav.