Name of the shop: Sai Pan Shop
Address: Eranwana, Law College Road
Assortments: Pan, Cigarettes, Tobacco,
Surrounding: Commercial area
Type of customer(s):
Name of the shop
Paan was invented by Scholars of Aruvedas with the help of Dhanvantari thousands of years ago after
taking experiment on rats. Paan was found out good for digestion Even reference of Paan is found in
Shrimad Bhagavatam as Lord Krishna used to chew. This evidence is of 5000 years ago.
[ As told by Muchhad ] The tradition of eating Paan was popularised by Queen Noorjehan, the mother of
King Shahjehan who built the world famous Taj Mahal for his Queen.
In olden days women used natural elements for makeup and cosmetics. Queen Noorjehan discovered that
by adding some particular ingredients to the Paan and eating it gives a beautiful natural red colour to the
lips. So along with it's taste the Paan was eaten by women for reddening the lips.
What is a paan?
A Paan is a leaf from a creeper called the Paan creepers. There are different types of
Paan creepers. These different types of Paan leaves are made into many different
varieties of Paan by adding various different ingredients and then folding into triangular
The common ingredients used in all the varieties of Paan:
• Laxmi Chura
• Gulab Chutni
• Green Gold Chutney
• Kashmiri Sugandh
• Mukh Bilas
• Dilbahar Chutney
• Preeti Chain
There are three different types of Paan leaves.
Kalkatta paan is dark green in colour, compared to that Banarasi paan is lighter green and
Maggai is available in both shades but it's much more smaller in size than both Kalkatta
and Banarasi paan. Out of all the three types, Kalkatta paan preparations sell the most.
Varieties Of Paan
There are many different varieties of Paan preparations.
• Sada Meetha
• Bhola Tambaku
All these varieties of preparations are made in all three types of Paans i.e. Kalkatta , Banarasi and Maggai.
• Muchhad Special Sada
• Muchhad Special Meetha
• Muchhad Special 600 Kimam
• Ganga Jamuna
• Nauratan Kimam
Mava - When all the masala (ingredients) of the paan is mixed together and had without the paan it's called
Types of Mavas
• Muchhad Special Sada Mava
• Muchhad special Meetha Mava