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Last Updated : Apr 16,2019



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.

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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Sabudana Vada ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33443
06 Apr 19

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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!
Panha
Recipe# 4236
13 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional summer cooler, Panha is a really snazzy way to fight sunstrokes. This peppy drink of raw mangoes sweetened with sugar and flavoured with aromatic spices like cardamom and saffron peps up your taste buds with its tingling, tangy taste. Raw mangoes are by nature very cooling and wh ....
Usal
Recipe# 31065
25 Feb 19

 
 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 Mar 19

 
 
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
09 Mar 19

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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
27 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A tongue-tickling chutney that finds many uses in Indian cuisine! While it is a wonderful acc ....
Kand Chilla
Recipe# 41295
14 Feb 19

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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 ....
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 ....
Vegetable Kalvan, Maharashtrian Healthy Sabzi
Recipe# 41467
30 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is something great about kalvan... it seems homely and special at the same time! Indeed, this authentic Maharashtrian delicacy is an all-time favourite. The Vegetable Kalvan features an assortment of veggies cooked with milk and a paste of roasted coconut and spices. Roasting the coconut h ....
Sweet Kand Puri, Maharashtrian Upwas Recipe
Recipe# 41444
31 Jan 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet Kand Puri is a quick and easy recipe that will keep your tummy happy on a fasting day without breaking any rules! Kand or purple yam is a winter root veggie, which arrives conveniently during the Maharashtrian month of Margashis, when fasting for five Thursdays is said to please Goddess Pa ....
Banana and Rajgira Puri, Upvaas Recipe
Recipe# 41480
11 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Craving for puris on an upvaas day? Well, nothing wrong in having a piece or two of this tasty, upvaas friendly Banana and Rajgira Puri to satisfy your hunger and top up the energy levels. These yummy puris are made of a dough of ....
Maharashtrian Pitla, Pitla Recipe, Besan Pitla Recipe
Recipe# 40781
17 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pitla is a popular accompaniment that Maharashtrians never tire of having! Once you try it, you will want to have it too, as often as possible. Made with minimal and commonly available ingredients, the Besan Pitla is a quick and easy accompaniment that goes well with ric ....
Sukhi Lehsun Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33381
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
For all who love garlic in any form, this chutney would do wonders to any recipe.
Sooji Ka Halwa, Banana Rava Sheera
Recipe# 2785
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A super tasty dessert ready in minutes, made using the microwave oven, and using everyday ingredients! You will enjoy the strong taste of banana and its creamy texture in this lovely Sooji Ka Halwa. It is important to fry the sooji nicely in ghee before adding the milk, bananas, etc., in order t ....
Mooli Subzi, Maharashtrian Mooli Subzi
Recipe# 41310
16 Dec 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is an excellent subzi, which is also very easy and quick to make. All you need to do is cook grated radish in boiling water for a few minutes, and then sauté it with a couple of common, everyday ingredients like ginger, green chillies and curds. The naturally pungent taste of radish is acce ....
Dahi Batata Puri ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33410
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Dahi batata puri, an arrangement of tiny, crisp puris amidst a mélange of potatoes, ragda, and a topping of miscellaneous chutneys and beaten curds! a cool treat that you might prefer over regular bhel or fiery pani puri on a hot summer’s day!
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