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Last Updated : Jan 07,2020



महाराष्ट्रीयन व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Maharashtrian recipes in Hindi)
મહારાષ્ટ્રીયન વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Maharashtrian recipes in Gujarati)

Maharashtrian Recipes, Maharashtrain Dishes

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 Maharashtrain 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.

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Top Authentic Maharashtrain Dishes

We list the Top Authentic Maharashtrain Dishes for Vegetarains.

1. Zunka

2. Misal Pav

3. Sabudana Khichdi

4. Kanda Poha

5. Rava Sheera

6. Chawal Bhakri

7. Upma

8. Thalipeeth
 

Maharashtrian Recipes, Breakfast Recipes

Misal-PavMisal Pav

Maharashtrian dishes commonly had for breakfast are Upma, Poha which are easy to prepare. Then there is Misal with Pav with some Chai. Some even have Chai and Chapatti.

Maharashtrian Recipes:  Bhaji, Vegetables

We have the entire range of Maharashtrian vegetables. The day to day vegetables range from Methi Pitla to commonly made potato vegetable Batata Chi Bhaji had with Chapatti or Puri. For more details look at Maharashtrian Bhaji Recipes

Fasting Upvas Maharashtrian Recipes

/Sabudana-KhichdiSabudana Khichdi

Generally, those on a fast get up early in the morning and take abhyanga bath to purify their body. Women make sure they wash their hair on fasting days. Common Mahrastrain Food made for fasting are made of Sabudana like Sabudana Khichdi and Sabudana Thalipeeth. For details of fasting look at Maharashtrian Upvas (Fasting) Recipes

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Maharashtrian Recipes : Rice Bhaat Recipes

Most Maharashtrians have rice for dinner. They opt for spicy rice like Masala Bhaat. For more details look at Maharashtrian Bhaat (Rice) Recipes

Maharashtrian Chutney, Techa

Green-Chilli-ThechaGreen Chilli Thecha

Mahrashtrain recipes loved are Thecha with Bhakri. We highly recommend Green Chilli Thecha which you can have a meal with some good rice based Bhakri Chawal Bhakri. For more details look at Maharashtrian Rotis / Polis Recipes

Maharashtrian Mithai

Maharastrians love their Goudh which means sweets. They have their Til Laddu on Sankrant, Modak during Ganesh Chaturthi. For more details Maharashtrian Mithai Recipes

Maharashtrian Recipes : Rotis

Chawal-BhakriChawal Bhakri

Yes, Mahrashtrians too love their Roti today. Aside from that they have to have a rice based recipe on the table, be it Dodkyacha Bhaat or a rice roti Chawal Bhakri. For more information see Maharashtrian Rotis / Polis Recipes

Maharashtrian Snacks

Who does not love the Thecha stuffed with Pav. Eat Green Chilli Thecha Stuffed Pav and you will forget about Vada Pav. More details at Maharashtrian Snacks Nashta Recipes

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Maharashtrian Dal, Varan

They have Basic Toovar Dal Recipe with plain rice which is a common combination. Also popular is Moong Dal Khichdi. Details at Maharashtrian Bhaat (Rice) Recipes

Happy Cooking!

If you liked our Maharashtrain Recipe Collection, you will find these 9 articles of interest.

1. 40 Maharashtrian Bhaat (Rice) Recipes

2. 55 Maharashtrian Bhaji Recipes

3. 44 Maharashtrian Breakfast Recipes

4. 30 Maharashtrian Chutneys Pickles Recipes

5. 32 Maharashtrian Varan Amti Kalvan Recipes

6. 40 Maharashtrian Rotis Polis Recipes

7. 24 Maharashtrian Snacks Nashta Recipes

8. 38 Maharashtrian Sweet Dishes Recipes

9. 96 Maharashtrian Upvas (Fasting) Recipes


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Vade
Recipe# 4397
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vade are traditional Maharashtrian version of the deep fried puris. The authentic recipe calls for a lot of pre-preparation in terms of making the flour for the vadas at home. I have used the readymade rice flour for a quick and delicious version.
Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry
Recipe# 1740
09 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A tongue-tickling and scrumptious preparation of cooked peanuts perked up with a traditional tempering and a flavourful coconut paste, the Danyachi Usal can be served with meals or separately as a tea-time snack. Ready within 10 minutes, this satiating dish is also easy to prepare. Just make s ....
Sprouts Misal, Protein Rich Recipes
Recipe# 33239
07 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bring the spirit of Maharashtra into your homes with this protein-laden Sprouts Misal. While many think that milk and milk products are the most important source of proteins, they are unaware of the power of sprouts, which give you a superb, more easily digestible protein boost. And this is un ....
Cashew Curry
Recipe# 38458
21 Oct 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It may sound odd and rather lavish to use cashews as a main ingredient in gravies, but because of the abundance of cashews in the region, cashew curry is a popular and common recipe in each malvani household! Also do try other curries using cashew like
Pineapple Sheera ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 33008
01 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Afruity delight that is low in calories yet very tasty. Fresh pineapple puree perks up the flavour,however you need to cook it with sugar to get the real flavour.
Amrit Modak
Recipe# 37207
21 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Wish to get into Lord Ganesha’s good books? Look no further. The Amrit Modak is inarguably his favourite food! Widely made during Ganesh Utsav, this delicious sweet treat is made using mawa, sugar and kesar. The tinge of saffron is quite noticeable and hence this is also called the Kesar Modak. ....
Sweet Potato Puranpoli
Recipe# 3606
05 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A healthy version of the traditional calorie laden puranpolis. Sweet potatoes have been used instead of dal to minimize the sugar used. Cardamom powder, nutmeg and saffron add to the pleasing aroma of these low-fat puranpolis. Enjoy them with low fat milk instead of ghee for a sweet ending!
Palak Pakoda Chaat, Palak Chaat
Recipe# 36934
19 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Palak Pakoda Chaat is a nice simple Indian chaat recipe made with deep fried spinach pakodas topped with curd, chutney and some chaat masala and Indian spices. The Palak Pakoda Chaat is made from spinach pakodas which use spinach leaves that are ....
Sukha Bhel ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes)
Recipe# 33404
26 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
sukha bhel recipe | dry bhel |Mumbai roadside sukha bhel | with 20 amazing images. Sukha bhel, the best chaat for sudden hunger pangs, be it on a noisy railway platform or a quiet roadside! ....
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 ....
Spicy Lemon Pickle,  Nimbu Ka Achaar Recipe
Recipe# 3399
23 Jul 09

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 by Tarla Dalal
Lemon pickle is one of the best pickles ever produced. Its hotness and sharpness complements most Indian recipes. This simple recipe is devised for all those who love lemon pickles, but do not have the pat ....
Sprouts Misal
Recipe# 4812
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A recipe put together in minutes if sprouts are handy. . . . . . I have chosen this recipe as sprouting increases the calcium content of pulses and also aid digestion. Serve it with whole wheat bread or rice.
Sweet Potato Halwa ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 33009
25 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet potato halwa is an all-time favourite traditional indian sweet that is an ideal accompaniment for any indian meal. Usually, it is laden with loads of ghee and that is the reason dieters steer clear of it. I’ve managed to make mouth-watering halwa minus the fat, but rich in fibre, potassium and ....
Teekha Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33380
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a really spicy chutney for all the spicy food lovers.
Sevaiiyan, Sevaiiyan Kheer, Low Fat Sevaiiyan Kheer
Recipe# 3604
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you have a sweet tooth and crave for desserts after a meal, here's a fast and quick option that you will truly relish. A healthier variant of the traditional recipes, this Low-Fat Sevaiiyan Kheer does away with the use of full-fat milk, condensed milk and dry fruits. Even without these rich ingre ....
Shengdane Ani Vatane Chi Bhaji, Maharashtrian Peanut Green Pea Subzi
Recipe# 4376
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A rare combo, peanuts and green peas come together in this tongue-tickling subzi that is sure to steal your heart. The crushed peanuts and boiled green peas are flavoured with a traditional tempering and a paste of coconut and spices, which imparts not only a rich flavour but also a luscious texture ....
Sweet Potato Rabdi
Recipe# 1530
25 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Adding grated sweet potatoes along with milk being boiled to make rabdi helps achieve the desired consistency and texture quite easily and quickly, without much ado. This is because the grated sweet potato, once cooked, gives a texture similar to the creamy chunks found in traditional
Medu Vada, Mumbai Roadside Recipe
Recipe# 33417
25 Dec 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai roadside medu vada recipe | Step by Step medu vada recipe | South Indian medu vada breakfast | with 20 amazing images. Mumbai roadside medu vada is a highly popular street food and w ....
Veg Fried Rice  ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33434
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Veg fried rice, this is one dish that needs no introduction, and indeed it finds a place in every menu – from the street-side to five-star eateries! cooked rice combined with neatly cut juliennes of veggies and tossed in soya sauce. Since it’s a little on the blander side, you can aptly serve with c ....
Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Thalipeeth
Recipe# 2945
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A nutritious pancake made with 3 kinds of flours, making it delicious and more importantly nutritious also. Thalipeeth is the easiest snack that you can make. The iron and folic acid content of the recipe is high and will help you supplement your needs during the
Fruit Punch ( Party Drinks )
Recipe# 33218
26 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Fruit punch, every fruit has a distinct colour, flavour, nutritional benefit, and in total, what i would call the fruit’s ‘effect’. Nature has paid so much attention to creating them. Just that we do not pay enough attention to these natural treasures! here is a simple drink that combines so many fr ....
Tea Sangaria ( Party Drinks )
Recipe# 33216
26 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Tea sangaria, a mélange of tea, apple and lemon juice, which can be made in a jiffy. What’s more, it can be made in advance, a few hours ahead of the party, and this makes it extremely convenient. The tea will seep in and induce an interesting, strong flavour to the drink. Glass used: pitcher/ old f ....
Sada Uttapa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)
Recipe# 33411
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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With little effort and the same batter as dosa, you can make a dish that seems quite different. The uttapam is thicker and heavier than the dosa and is cooked on both sides. Peculiarity of an uttapa is the small holes that form when spread on the hot tava making it appealing.
Samosa Pav ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33394
06 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Samosa pav, an equally popular brother of the famous vada pav! deep-fried samosas with a spicy potato and peas filling are sandwiched between laddi pav flavoured with chutneys. It has now become savvy to grill the samosa pav a little and serve it hot. The crisp outer crust of the samosa entices the ....
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