Tempeh Wada Pav Dish with Chutneys and Chai

Zoh Probiotics' Tempeh Wada Pav: A Healthy Twist to a Mumbai Favourite

Zoh Probiotics presents a protein-rich twist on the classic Mumbai street food, Wada Pav. This recipe combines traditional Indian spices with nutritious tempeh to create a tempting snack that's hard to resist.
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🍽️ Recipe Summary:

  • ⏲️ Prep time: 10 mins, Cook time: 20 mins
  • 🍽️ Serves: 4
  • 🥣 Category: Snack
  • 🌱 Diet: Vegan, High Protein, Low Carb
  • 📍 Cuisine: Indian

🌱 Why You'll Love This Recipe:

  • 💪 High-Protein Snack: Each serving provides a hefty dose of plant-based protein from tempeh and chickpeas.
  • 🌍 Environment-Friendly: Our version uses tempeh, a sustainable protein source that's kinder to the planet.
  • 🍴 Full of Flavor: Enjoy the spicy and tangy flavors of traditional Wada Pav, but with a healthier twist!

⚠️ Allergen Alert:

  • 🌱 Soy: This recipe includes tempeh, a soy product. Those with soy allergies should avoid.

🍽️ Best Paired With:

  • 🥗 Fresh Cucumber Salad: A refreshing salad on the side can balance the spice and tanginess of the Wada Pav.
  • 🍹 Masala Chai: Wash down your Wada Pav with a hot cup of Indian masala tea for a true Mumbai street food experience.

🌱 Dietary & Lifestyle Information:

  • 💚 Vegan: Contains no animal-derived ingredients.
  • 🌾 Gluten-Free: This recipe is gluten-free; just ensure your Pav bread is gluten-free as well!
  • 🧡 High Fiber: Both tempeh and chickpeas are good sources of dietary fiber.
  • 💪 High Protein: A great source of plant-based protein.

👩‍🍳 Pro Cooking Tip:

  • 👌 To ensure your Wada Pav patties hold their shape while frying, make sure the potato-tempeh mixture is not too wet. Add more potato if needed.

👩‍🍳 Method

  • 🥔 For the Patty:

    • Heat 2 tsp oil and sauté 1 tsp of curry leaves until they crackle.
    • Add in the 1 cup mashed potatoes and 1 cup grated tempeh.
    • Sprinkle 1 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/2 tsp chopped green chillies, 1 tsp chopped coriander, and salt as per taste.
    • Combine everything well and form patties out of the mixture.
  • 🥘 For the Besan Slurry:

    • Mix 1 cup besan with 1/2 cup water, and add salt as per taste.
    • Ensure the slurry is smooth and lump-free.
  • 🍔 Assembly:

    • Dip each tempeh patty into the besan slurry.
    • Deep fry until golden brown.
    • Cut the Pav into halves.
    • Apply your choice of green chutney, tamarind chutney, and garlic chutney on both halves.
    • Place a fried tempeh patty between the Pav halves.
  • 🍽 Enjoy your Tempeh Wada Pav served hot and crispy!

Remember, the best part about making your own Wada Pav is that you can adjust the chutneys and spices according to your preference. So, feel free to play around and make it your own! 👍