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Last Updated : Jul 18,2017
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…
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05 Dec 17
Ukdicha Paratha by purva kulkarni
Ukdicha Paratha has anusual stuffing made from a mixture of rice flour and onions. These parathas are tasty and are good to serve with gravy based subzis.
23 Nov 17
Malvani Masala, Homemade Maharashtrian Malvani Masala by Tarla Dalal
Malvani Masala is a popular Maharashtrian
spice mix, which is used to flavour curries and subzis. This dry spice powder has a very appetizing flavour and irresistible aroma, which results from the interplay of over a dozen spices!
After roasting, let th ....
22 Nov 17
Misal, Mumbai Roadside Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Misal means “mixture” in Marathi and if you are in Mumbai, you should definitely not miss this treat!
Technically, a usal topped with farsan, chopped onions, tomatoes and lemon, it is best served with pav.
You can also try other misal and usal recipes like Mo ....
16 Nov 17
Sabudana Kheer, Indian Dessert for Fasting by Tarla Dalal
The Sabudana Kheer is a tasty and satiating dessert
, ideal to have on fasting days.
Made of sabudana cooked in milk and sweetened with sugar, this kheer has a very rich taste and interesting mouth-feel. As it kee ....
28 Oct 17
Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Shakarkand Snack by Tarla Dalal
Sweet potatoes, which are naturally gifted with a pleasant taste and mouth-feel, are ideal to serve as a snack! While there are many ways to enjoy this yummy veggie, the Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes are especially tasty and aromatic.
Here, the sweet potatoes are cut, laced with spices and roasted ....
27 Oct 17
Karanji Recipe, Rava Maharashtrian Karanji by Tarla Dalal
One of the best known traditional sweets of Maharashtra, the Karanji is a delightful treat of deep-fried plain flour shells loaded with a sweet and succulent filling of coconut, semolina, spices and nuts.
As the crunchy shell gives way to the sweet stuffing, you are greeted by shades of spice, t ....
10 Oct 17
Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast by Tarla Dalal
Methi Thalipeeth is a traditional Maharashtrian
breakfast, made with a mix of flours, aromatic fenugreek leaves and a touch of spice powders.
It has a rustic and homely texture and a really inspiring flavour. It is nutritious and filling – a good way to ....
06 Oct 17
Sanwa Dosa Recipe, Crispy Varai Dosa by Tarla Dalal
Sanwa Dosa is a crispy, flavour-packed dosa just like the Rava Dosa, one of South India’s most famous snacks. Once cooked, it is difficult to differentiate between Sanwa Dosa and Rava Dosa!
This is good because you get the same taste with a better grain, and also it can be had on fasting days. A ....
27 Sep 17
Sabudana Thalipeeth, Upvas Vrat Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Thalipeeth, a sumptuous, traditional Maharashtrian
snack, is made in a faraal-friendly way in this recipe. We have used a dough of sabudana and mashed potatoes perked up with peanuts, green chillies and other flavour-givers.
When flattened and cooked on ....
23 Sep 17
Vangi Bhath, Maharashtrian Rice with Baingan by Tarla Dalal
Many people enjoy exotic international foods only when they are in the mood for it. However, traditional and homely foods are always enjoyable for all of us, as they bring back happy and comfortable memories of home!
Vangi Bhath is one such traditional Mahar ....
20 Sep 17
Potatoes and Buckwheat Pakora, Kuttu ki Vrat Pakodi by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, when vrats coincide with festivals, there is a lot of work to do and there are lots of visitors too, so you cannot go on a total fast. You need something tasty to serve your guests and also to keep you energised.
Recipes like the Potatoes and Buckwheat Pakora, which are absolutely exc ....
14 Sep 17
Farali Misal, Maharashtrian Upvas Snack by Tarla Dalal
Misal is an all-time favourite Maharashtrian
snack that is tasty, energising and nutritious.
Here, we have created a faraali version of this popular snack, so you can top up your energy reserves on fasting days too. Mashed potatoes are cooked with an ou ....
08 Sep 17
Dodkyacha Bhaat by Tarla Dalal
Dodkyacha Bhaat is neither a khichdi nor a pulao, but it has a very homely and satiating flavour!
preparation of rice and ridge gourd perked up with common spices and pastes, Dodkyacha Bhaat is very easy to prepare and very tasty too.
05 Sep 17
Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi Recipe, Deep- Fried by Tarla Dalal
Here is a special savoury from the kitchens of Maharashtra. Crunchy and aromatic, with the zesty flavour of coriander, ginger and green chillies, these vadis are sure to tickle your taste buds and kindle your appetite!
Best enjoyed with sweet and green chutneys, the Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi ....
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