Pav Bhaji Is A Popular Street Food From Mumbai




  • Pav Bhaji is a popular Street Food that was invented in Mumbai.
  • Pav Bhaji originated in the 1850s in the Bombay/Mumbai textile mills. Mill workers would get a short break for lunch. Caterers came up with Pav Bhaji, which was a quick and fulfilling meal for the workers.
  • “Pav” is a small bread in Portuguese. This is an influence from the time Bombay used to be a Portuguese colony.
  • Please visit this article for more info on food started in Mumbai and unique to Mumbai.




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