The Story of Pav in India: Pairing it with Keema, Vada and Misal

The Story of Pav in India: Pairing it with Keema, Vada and Misal

The story of pav begins many years ago with the Portuguese invasion of Goa. The Portuguese residing in India missed their daily diet of bread and meat, although many adopted the dietary habits of the Goans. Lizzie Collingham in Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors tells us that visiting Portuguese from the homeland were startled to find the wives of the settlers eating a meal of rice, mango pickle and fish or meat cooked in gravy, all with their hands! Some of them even adopted the high Indian standards…

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