"We wanted people to know about day, so we decided to celebrate it in our own Nukkadwala style."
On the occasion of World Vada Pav Day, the Indian restaurant chain Nukkadwala, created the world’s longest vada pav, as a tribute to the nationally loved snack.
This desi sandwich is one of the most popular street foods snacks in India.
The tangy and spicy refreshment can be found on almost every street corner in Mumbai.
Vada Pav is said to come originally from the Indian state of Maharashtra.
It is basically a deep fried potato patty which is cooked some coriander and spices and commonly served in a burger style bun.
World Vada Pav Day, which fell on the 23rd of August, celebrates the classic vegetarian Indian burger and pays tribute to its inventor.
Nukkadwala which is in Gurgaon, specialises in making Indian street food and decided to go big for the occasion.
Led by Chef Ajay Sood, the chain decided to celebrate the delicious dish by creating the world’s longest vada pav.
Three days of preparation, 2000 kilograms of potatoes and bread and the work of 25 people created the mighty 145 feet long dish.
The lengthy deep fried potato patty and pav was made within a record breaking time of just 3 hours.
Over 2,500 people attended the event, which was held at Vatika Business Park, Gurgaon at Sector 49, before eventually feasting on the massive Indian burger.
Managing director of Nukkadwala, Gaurav Bhalla said “I think we take our street food like vada pav for granted.”
“We wanted people to know about day, so we decided to celebrate it in our own Nukkadwala style.”
“This is the reason we have created the world’s longest vada pav, to celebrate the occasion.”
The lengthy snack is being considered to appear in the 2018 edition of the Limca Book of World Records.
Bollywood actress, Soha Ali Khan spoke on the occasion of her love for the snack.
“I think we all take the vada pav for granted like we take the special people in our life.”
“I am reminded of my history teacher back in Delhi who always used to be there for me, and I probably never reciprocated with as much love as I should have. ”
“I feel like having a vada pav with her today.”