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Maharashtrian cuisine is a zesty and spicy one, which makes abundant use of aromatic and flavourful ingredients like peanuts, sesame seeds and chillies. There are several traditional snacks like Poha and dishes like Usal, which Maharashtrians enjoy having frequently. Zunka is one of the most famous dishes, where the zunka is made using besan flour and had with hot bhakri. They also love rice, and feel dissatisfied if they do not have at least a little rice with the meal.
Apart from plain steamed rice, which is enjoyed with spicy accompaniments like Methi Pitla or Amti, rice is also enjoyed in the form of lip-smacking dishes like Dodkyacha Bhaat
, Masala Bhaat, Tendli Bhaat, etc. The snack-lovers look forward to the monsoon, to enjoy hot Bhajias and Vada Pav made even more delightful with the addition of green chillies and Dry Garlic Chutney. Enjoy sweets like Modak and Puran Poli . Enter, to fall in love with Maharashtrian cuisine…
21 Dec 16
Maharashtrian Amboli by Tarla Dalal
Amboli is a unique pancake made of a quick and easy rice flour batter. It takes just a few minutes to mix the ingredients into a batter and there is no need to ferment either.
The secret to getting the perfectly-textured Amboli lies in ....
21 Dec 16
Chilli Garlic Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Quick and easy though it is, the Chilli Garlic Chutney has a vibrant flavour that makes its presence felt in any recipe!
Just a few ingredients and a few minutes are all it takes to make this dynamic chutney, which combines the fieriness of chillies and the pungency of garlic.
You can store ....
16 Dec 16
Mooli Subzi, Maharashtrian Mooli Subzi by Tarla Dalal
This is an excellent subzi, which is also very easy and quick to make. All you need to do is cook grated radish in boiling water for a few minutes, and then sauté it with a couple of common, everyday ingredients like ginger, green chillies and curds.
The naturally pungent taste of radish is acce ....
13 Dec 16
Chawal Bhakri Chivda, Rice Flour Bhakri Chivda by Tarla Dalal
The Chawal Bhakri Chivda is a super tasty snack with a really different flavour. Here, strips of bhakri are cooked with flavourful ingredients like tomatoes, onions, ginger and green chillies to get a scrumptious snack.
Tomatoes give the chivda a nice tang and a bit of moisture, which works well ....
13 Dec 16
Bajra Rotla Chivda, Maharashtrian Bajra Rotla Chivda by Tarla Dalal
This dish is really oozing with flavour in every bite, starting right from the rotlas with which this chivda is made.
The dough for the rotlas is boosted with quite a few taste-givers like ginger, garlic and green chillies, and further the shredded rotlas are also cooked with an aromatic temperi ....
13 Dec 16
Whole Wheat Roti Chivda by Tarla Dalal
Whole Wheat Roti Chivda is a light and tasty snack, which can be made with fresh or leftover rotis.
The rotis are shredded and sautéed with a tempering of cumin seeds and other tasty ingredients like onions, green chillies and garlic.
A dash of lemon juice and a garnish of finely chopped cor ....
13 Dec 16
Masala Sweet Potato Fries by Tarla Dalal
We know it is natural to associate only potatoes with the word ‘Fries’ but here, in a little experiment, we discovered that sweet potatoes make great Fries too!
Sweet potato fingers are deep-fried and then tossed with a dash of spice powders to get a perfectly crisp sweet-and-spicy snack.
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05 Nov 16
Thecha Hummus by Tarla Dalal
This recipe is an innovative fusion of Maharashtrian
cuisine, which is sure to thrill your palate.
Hummus is a creamy accompaniment made of white chick peas, olive oil and garlic; while Thecha is a sup ....
31 Oct 16
Sweet Potato Cutlets with Tangy Fruity Sauce by Drashti Dholakia
Sweet Potato Cutlets served with a fruit based sauce and topped up with masala peanuts to give it a crunchy bite.Enjoy your Fast with this tasty and filling dish.
22 Oct 16
Sabudana Vada in Appe Pan by jayashreetrao
Sabudana wada is a highly addictive snack. Here is a healthy alternative to it which is equally tasty.
17 Oct 16
Varan Bhaat, Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat by Tarla Dalal
Varan Bhaat is a famous Maharashtrian
dish of steaming hot rice topped with ghee and lentil curry. The toovar dal is prepared in a simple and homely manner that will appeal to everybody.
Onions, tomatoes, green chillies and spices add to the flavour o ....
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