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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…
11 Aug 11
Aamabtvaran by madhuri_a1
Aamabtvaran is a maharashtrian way of cooking varan or lentils. The tuar dal is cooked, mashed and then simmered in tamarind water. Serve the sour and spicy ambatvaran tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
13 Aug 11
Alu Bhat by arathi_receipe
A vegetable dish which is common in most bengali households, aloo bhath is basically mashed potatoes or aloo which are served with steamed rice. The potatoes or aloo are boiled and mixed with mustard oil and green chillies and then devoured as first course with hot rice.
21 Nov 16
11 Dec 14
Authentic Bombay Pavbhaji by Swapnil Thakkar
A real bombay street side pav bhaji that everyone loves! For that we ll need a large pan with a flat bottom. To make it more tastier, i cook it in noon, when it cools down, put it in fridge and reheat it before dinner, trust me it tastes better this way!
18 Oct 00
Baingan Bhaat by arati
Lovely recipe of rice and brinjal with no oil. A very healthy recipe.
26 Feb 01
06 Aug 13
Brinjal Or Eggplant Fry by Sandipan
It's a very very old recipe but has never lost it's place. Very easy to make and it goes fantastic with dal and rice. I remember when i was growing up my mom used to make this brinjal fry or ''begun bhaja'' as called in Bengali almost 2 to 3 times a week. The taste still lingers in my tongue. I made ....
19 Aug 11
30 Dec 12
23 Aug 11
Cauliflower and Green Peas Ambat by devikaprabhu
This is a konkani dish preferably eaten with steaming hot rice and red chilly papad. Best served piping hot.
24 May 06
Chhana Chuddi by hlalka
A filling Maharashtrian dish made with thick channa gravy and aloo poha.
10 Oct 14
Chirote by sbhatter05
A sweet crispy farsaan for kids who want some snacks after pataka party.
22 Sep 12
Chocolate Modak by damyantiben
Western inspired sweet on indian traditional festival.
06 Oct 12
Cluster Beans Chutney by Jyoti V B
This is a healthy and tasty chutney. It is also fiberous and helps in weight loss.
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