How to make Jain Pav -

Yogurt and fruit salt make these pav fit for the Jains.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Jain Pav

Jain Pav Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jain Pav Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 250 grams

  • Yogurt ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Fruit salt 2 teaspoons

  • Ghee for brushing


Step 1

Take refined flour in a bowl, add yogurt along with some water and whisk well in one direction for 3 minutes.

Step 2

Add salt, sugar and whisk again.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick pan.

Step 4

Add fruit salt to the batter and mix well.

Step 5

Brush the pan with ghee and pour over the batter and spread into a large disc. Cover and cook underside on high heat for 10 minutes. Flip and place on another pan, cook till the other side is also done brushing with ghee.

Step 6

Slit the pav into half and serve brushed with ghee.

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