Friday, June 26, 2009

Ladi Pav

Original recipe from
1. All Purpose Flour 3 cups
2. Dry Yeast 1 and 1/2 tsp
3. Sugar 2 tbsp
4. Salt 1tsp
5. Oil 4tbsp
6. Warm water 1 and 1/2 cup to 1 and 3/4 cups warm water
7. Egg whisked 2-3 tbsp

1. Take 1/2 cup warm water in a small bowl. Water should not be very hot or cold. Mix 2 tsp sugar to it, add dry yeast to it and mix nicely. Cover the bowl for 5 -10 mins, water should become frothy, if it becomes frothy, that means yeast has activated.

2. In a bowl, sift 3 cups flour and salt. Add yeast's froth, and warm water. Knead to a very soft dough. Knead till dough becomes elastic. Apply little oil to the dough and make nice ball. Surface should be very smooth. Place the dough ball into deep bowl. Cover with a plate and place it to warm place for 2 hours

3. After 2 hours dough will rise and become double in volume. Use little oil and puch down the dough. Now divide the dough into 10 equal parts. Grease baking pan with oil and some dry flour. Make 10 smooth balls. Arrange on the baking tray. Cover with a plate for 30 mintues. In this 30 mins the dough will rise a little.

4. Preheat oven at 370 F for 7 to 10 mins. Brush the surface of dough with a little whisked egg. Bake for 22 minutes. Turn off the oven, remove pan after 3 to 4 mintues. Let the bread cool down for 10 minutes.

5. Serve with pav bhaji, wada pav, etc etc ....


  1. OMG... I never thought of making these at home....
    Yaar kya fundoo dikh rahe hai!!!

  2. Dear Sana, The pavs look toogood to be true. Are these home baked? You get 10 out of 10 for this innovative range of baked buns. I wouldnt try them at home as I am sure I can not do a job as good a yours. Regards,