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Maharashtrian Snacks, Maharashtrian Nashta recipes. What strikes your mind when you think of Maharashtrian cuisine? A riot of flavours? A plate of steaming hot misal pav with rassa or deep-fried batata vada with dry garlic chutney? From Kanda Poha made using the most basic ingredients available on our kitchen shelves to an exciting medley of masala in Mini Bhakarwadi , they have an endless range of foods to offer.
Maharashtrian Snacks, Nashta which are also had as Breakfast
Batata Poha, Sheera, Upma, Sabudana khichdi is consumed by 75% of Maharashtrians in bigger cities as breakfast. Batata Poha has a universal appeal amongst youngsters and elders alike. Everybody has a reason for loving this delicious snack – its wholesomeness, convenience, enjoyable flavour or unique texture.
Quick Upma is one of the most common Breakfast items, all over India. It is a quick preparation using common ingredients, and so it can be made without much ado. Made from rava, you can also make it healthier by adding a lot of boiled veggies like carrots, beans, potatoes, tomatoes and peas along with the semolina when cooking.
Upma, Quick Upma Recipe, Breakfast Upma
Sabudana khichdi is a perfect food for those on a fast or vrat – but generally wiped off by others in the family who are not on a fast also, because it is so irresistibly tasty! Its also well known as a faraal food. The chewy texture and starchy taste of sabudana is so beautifully complemented by the nutty flavour of coarsely powdered peanuts, and balanced by the tangy lemon juice, making this khichdi soothing.
Methi Thalipeeth recipe is a traditional savoury flatbread made using multi-grain flour. It is a nutritious breakfast option often served with thecha, pickle or curd.
Maharashtrian dry snacks
In the interiors they have Bhadang Murmura which is made of puffed rice perked up with garlic and green chillies and Dashmi Roti a sweet preparation made using jaggery. These are some popular food for those who travel by train or go on picnics.
Kolhapuri Bhadang Murmura, Spicy Puffed Rice Chivda Recipe
Maharashtrian snack combinations
Green Chilli Thecha with bhakri is an all-time favourite Maharashtrian snack, and this chutney-like dish is often prepared in small batches and stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Try this Red Chilli Thecha with bhakri also.
Green Chilli Thecha, Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha
Maharashtrian Faraal Snacks
You can make a faraal-friendly Sabudana Thalipeeth with sago, potatoes and coarsely crushed peanuts. 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 a tava, you get a crunchy, tasty and filling Sabudana Thalipeeth.
Whole Wheat Roti Chivda
Maharashtrian Jar Sanacks, Nashta
Diwali is incomplete without preparing Faral at home. Air-tight containers are stocked up with sweet and savoury snacks and served to guests on this festive occasion. Shakarpara is a sweet titbit made with milk, sugar, ghee and flour. They are found in savoury variants too. Jada Poha Chivda is a popular Maharashtrian jar snack. The assortment of sweet, salty and nutty flavours and a wondrous blend of textures makes it a delicious snack.
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