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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.

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

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

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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Nariyal Vadi, Naralachi Vadi, Maharashtrian Coconut Mithai
Recipe# 41950
03 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A crunchy coconut treat with a sugary rush, this Nariyal Vadi is a Maharashtrian mithai that is worth trying in this festive season. It is easy to make but tastes just awesome – the creamy crunch of coconut is combined with the charm of mixed nuts and t ....
Vangi Bhath, Maharashtrian Rice with Baingan
Recipe# 41956
23 Sep 17

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 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 ....
Faraali Misal (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32568
20 Feb 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The humble sabudana khichdi transforms into an interesting misal eligible for a fasting day, when topped with a peanut-potato mixture and faraali chivda.
Phodshi Sabji, Maharashtrian Monsoon Leafy Vegetable
Recipe# 41922
12 Jul 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Phodshi is an off-beat veggie, which is available in Maharashtra in the monsoon months. Soaked chana dal and an assortment of interesting masalas complement the taste of the phodshi, giving rise to a truly delicious subzi. Phodshi being available only in the monsoon, don’t miss the opportunity t ....
Tendli Bhaat, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 33903
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Tendli or ivy gourd is found almost all over the country. In fact, it is available even abroad, under the name of gherkins. But, every community has a favourite way of cooking it. Telugu people make stuffed tendli curry, while tamilians cook it with a simple tempering. The konkan people like to ....
Chawal Bhakri Chivda, Rice Flour Bhakri Chivda
Recipe# 41305
30 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Chawal Bhakri Chivda is a super tasty snack with a really different flavour. Here, strips of bhakri are cooked with flavourful ingredients like tomatoes, onions, ginger and green chillies to get a scrumptious snack. Tomatoes give the chivda a nice tang and a bit of moisture, which works well ....
Knickerbocker Glory, Layered Ice-cream Sundae with Fruits
Recipe# 1075
30 Jun 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Surprised by sudden guests? Well, it’s now your turn to surprise them with this amazing dessert. Common ingredients and just a few minutes is all it tastes to turn out a few servings of this delicious Knickerbocker Glory. This instant dessert looks very charming with colourful fruits and vanilla ....
Dry Fruit Milkshake
Recipe# 41868
26 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Yet another wonderful way to enjoy dry fruits, this milkshake is packed with vigour and punch. A grand assortment of nuts and dried fruits is blanched in hot water and then blended, in order to get a smooth and luscious consistency. Combined with the rich and comforting taste of milk, the blende ....
Sabudana Vada ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33443
20 Aug 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Sabudana vada, traditionally an ingredient used during fasts, sabudana is a favourite amongst maharashtrians. It lends itself to such lovely recipes, such as these vadas! the crunchy peanuts that punctuate every bite are something i look forward to in the vada!
Usal
Recipe# 31065
01 Jan 1900

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A healthy twist to a common Marathi tale! Serve with steaming hot rice and oodles of ghee for an authentic Maharashtrian experience. You can use any sprouts of your choice instead of mixed sprouts.
Coconut Rice, South Indian Coconut Rice
Recipe# 32890
20 Aug 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rice preparations that highlight a single ingredient like Lemon Rice , Tamarind Rice , Raw Mango Rice or Coconut Rice< ....
Green Chilli Thecha Stuffed Pav
Recipe# 41665
09 Apr 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Thecha is a coarsely-crushed, chutney-like Maharashtrian accompaniment that has the power to jazz up any meal! We have used the tongue-tickling potential of green chilli thecha to make a snazzy snack that will go down well with all age groups. To make t ....
Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates
Recipe# 40860
15 Oct 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An easy but tantalising mithai that will be welcomed by all your guests for its innovative presentation and fabulous taste! To make this Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates, you need really good quality dates that are a little large in size, so they can be ....
Ragi Bhakri Chivda , Maharashtrian Snack
Recipe# 41497
28 Apr 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ragi Bhakri is an ever-popular Maharashtrian bread that is homely and satiating. Here, bhakri transforms into a scrumptious chivda with a dash of spice powders and taste-enhancing ingredients like ginger, garlic and green chillies. A tempering of mustar ....
Dry Peanut Chutney Powder, Maharashtrian Shengdana Chutney
Recipe# 41592
11 Jul 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A no-fuss recipe that is easy and straight-forward but bursting with flavour, the Dry Peanut Chutney Powder is something that can be found in every Maharashtrian home. This delectable powder of roasted peanuts, garlic and spices adds josh to any meal wi ....
Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi
Recipe# 41509
23 Feb 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This Maharashtrian Papdi and Moong Dal Vadi Subzi is a home-style recipe, but has an exotic feel about it because of the exciting mix of spices in it. It is a traditional Vidharbi recipe that is best enjoyed with chapatis. An interesting combination of valor papdi and moong dal vadi is cooked wi ....
Moong Dal Vadi Rasa, Maharashtrian Gravy
Recipe# 41479
31 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A classic recipe from the kitchens of Maharashtra, the Moong Dal Vadi Rasa is a tongue-tickling preparation of moong dal vadis cooked in a gravy of tomatoes, blended with onions and spice powders. The rich flavour of the tomato-based gravy seeps into the vadis giving them a really nice flavour. ....
Gulgule Recipe, Maharashtrian Pumpkin Jaggery Sweet Dumpling
Recipe# 41469
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A melt-in-the-mouth sweet made by deep-frying a batter of boiled and sweetened pumpkin flavoured with cardamom. Whole wheat flour helps hold the batter together while coconut and poppy seeds intensify the taste and texture of the Gulgule. Mash the boiled pumpkin while it is hot, and also add the ....
Sweet Banana Dumplings, Banana Gulgule
Recipe# 41473
02 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These scrumptious dumplings are made by deep-frying a batter of whole wheat flour and mashed bananas, perked up with cardamom powder. A dash of baking soda makes the dumplings puff up beautifully when fried, and also gives them a nice texture that is both crisp and soft. Known as Banana Gulgu ....
Green Chutney  (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32560
20 Feb 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A tongue-tickling chutney that finds many uses in Indian cuisine! While it is a wonderful accompaniment to everything from puris to samose, this versatile Green Chutney, with the dominant flavour of coriander and green chillies, is also used in the preparation of several savouries, snacks and tiffin ....
Kand Chilla
Recipe# 41295
13 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chila is a fabulous snack, which has withstood the test of time. Normally made with a batter of besan or moong dal, these thin pancakes have a very homely and satisfying taste. Chilas can also be made of grated purple yam, as in this recipe. Although it uses only basic ingredients, the Kand Chil ....
Aloo and Kand Rasawala Shaak, Faraal Recipe
Recipe# 41478
22 Feb 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe is a mouth-watering preparation of kand and potatoes in a base of curds, thickened with rajgira flour. The Aloo and Kand Rasawali Shaak gets its finger-licking flavour and appetizing aroma from green chilli paste and a tempering of cumin seeds. The best part is that you can have this ....
Sabudana Vada (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32540
20 Feb 14

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by Tarla Dalal
A very famous faraal food from the maharashtrian repertoire, this can either be relished as a quick snack or as a whole meal along with curds and chutney!
Kand Puri, Savoury Kand Puri
Recipe# 41457
03 Feb 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Crisp yet soft, savoury to the core, the Kand Puri is a mouth-watering way to satiate your hunger on fasting days. It is a quick and easy recipe, which you must try in the winter season when this root vegetable is available in plenty. You just need to make a dough of boiled and mashed purple yam ....
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