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Maharashtrian Dal, Varan / Amti / Kalvan recipes


Last Updated : Mar 05,2019



महाराष्ट्रीयन दाल, वरण, आमटी, कालवण रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Maharashtrian Dal, Varan / Amti / Kalvan recipes in Hindi)
મહારાષ્ટ્રીયન વરણ / આમટી / કાલવણ રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Maharashtrian Dal, Varan / Amti / Kalvan recipes in Gujarati)

Maharashtrians Dal Recipes, Amti, Kalvan, Varan

maharashtrain dal recipes. maharashtrain amti, varan recipes. Maharashtrians love to cook their dal in tongue-tickling ways, flavoured with spices, perked up with kokum, seasoned with coconut, and so on. Mango, peanuts, cashew nuts, coconut are abundantly grown and used to flavor many varieties of Varan, Amti and Kalvan, which are generally enjoyed with steaming hot rice. 

Methiche VaranMethiche Varan

Maharashtrain Varan

Varan refers to traditional Maharashtrian lentil-based dishes. Here, cooked toovar dal is perked up with fenugreek leaves and tasty spice powders and pastes. An aromatic tempering adds to the traditional charm of the Methiche Varan, making sure that its aroma and flavour remind you of mom’s cooking!

Kokum kadhi is a tangy preparation with a soothing flavour of coconut milk that makes a well-balanced accompaniment. This delectable kadhi does not take no time in preparation. 

Katachi AmtiKatachi Amti

Maharashtrian Ambti, Maharashtrian Amti

Ambti/Amti is a Maharashtrian style dal, the literal meaning of amti is tangy dal but it is a balance of sweet and spicy flavor. Katachi Amti  is a tongue-tickling preparation of chana dal which is an all-time favourite combination with Puran Poli.

Also try the Maharashtrian amti recipe called Birda or Vaal ki Usal recipe. In Mahrashtrain villages its called by the name Birda.

Vaal ki Usal
Vaal ki Usal

Maharashtrian Kalvan

Kalvan is a Maharashtrian spicy rassawala sabzi. Green Peas Ambti is a classic Maharashtrian  kalvan preparation of coarsely crushed peas and tomatoes with onions, coconut and a traditional selection of spices. 

Green Peas AmbtiGreen Peas Ambti

Kala Chana Sabzi recipe is a spicy Maharastrain kalvan dish. The rustic mealy texture of cooked kala chana is enhanced beautifully by the spiciness of the Malvani gravy and the tang of tamarind pulp.

Kala Chana Subzi, Maharashtrian Recipe
Kala Chana Subzi, Maharashtrian Recipe

Happy Cooking!

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Baitha Varan
Recipe# 22172
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy ....
Recipe# 12601
11 Aug 11

 
 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.
Recipe# 14503
07 Oct 11

 
 by ravishamal
A spicy street food recipe straight from the streets of mumbai, the missal is basically a spicy sprouts preparation which is typically served with buttered pav. Learn the easy way for preparing the missal and enjoy it with chopped onions and lime juice as topping.
Recipe# 14525
01 Aug 11

 
 by gurchai
No reviews
Add a tangy and cooling touch to your daily summer fare with the irrestible tur dal amti. The tuar dal and raw mangoes or amti are boiled together and seasoned with garlic, chillies and masalas. Relish with steamed rice.
Recipe# 14896
26 Sep 11

 
 by abdaftary
No reviews
Kale vatanechi amti is a maharashtrian lentil recipe with kale vataane or sprouted black peas. The spicy and coconut based amti is typically enjoyed with steamed rice and is quite healthy owing to the rich protein content in the vataanas.
Recipe# 15104
01 Oct 11

 
 by chandapappa
No reviews
Maharashtrian kadhi is slightly thicker kadhi recipe than the punjabi kadhi and is prepared with the besan and beaten curd blended together. The kadhi is then cooked tempered with curry leaves, mustard seeds and ginger-garlic paste. Enjoy the kadhi with hot steamed rice.
Recipe# 11277
23 Aug 11

 
 
by devikaprabhu
No reviews
This is a konkani dish preferably eaten with steaming hot rice and red chilly papad. Best served piping hot.
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