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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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Sweet Potato Puranpoli
Recipe# 3606
26 Nov 12

 
 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!
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
23 Nov 15

 
 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 ....
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
17 Sep 18

 
 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
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
No reviews
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 ....
Fresh Fruit Salad with Basil Dressing
Recipe# 1237
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tangy pineapple and juicy watermelon make a great combo! the success of this duo is further highlighted by a simple dressing of sour cream and basil. The sharp accents of basil work very well with the sour cream to create an aromatic and flavourful dressing for your favourite fruits. You could scoop ....
Makai Patal Bhaji
Recipe# 4380
16 May 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This dish made of hearty chunks of corn on the cob in a sweet and spicy sauce of colocassia leaves (arvi) and Bengal gram dal.
Pyaz ki Roti
Recipe# 5581
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A simple preparation with the addition of wheat bran to wheat flour, to enhance your fibre intake. Initially start with 2 tablespoons of bran and once you have adapted to it, feel free to double the quantity of wheat bran.
Potato Salli, Homemade Potato Salli
Recipe# 41785
25 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Potato Salli is a sev like snack made of potatoes. A special process of removing starch with alum, half-cooking the potato fingers, sun-drying and then deep-frying them gives the Potato Salli an impeccably crisp texture, which nobody can resist. You can just munch on these plain salted Potato Sa ....
Multigrain Methi Thepla, Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42287
30 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Thepla is one of the most-loved breakfast dishes in Western India. With a homely, rustic flavour and wholesome, satisfying mouth-feel, theplas are often flavoured self-sufficiently with green chillies, etc., so that in the busy morning hours you do not have to worry about making any special acco ....
Malvani Masala, Homemade Maharashtrian Malvani Masala
Recipe# 42269
01 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
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 ....
Dhapate, Authentic Maharashtrian Thalipeeth
Recipe# 42684
30 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A a sure-shot winner, Dhapate is also known as the Maharashtrian Thalipeeth. It has been made with love and care in Maharashtrian homes since several generations, and is a dish that instantly connects a person with memories of home, childhood, m ....
Recipe# 42727
15 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The Goda Masala can be seen as the Maharashtrian version of garam masala. It is used in several traditional Maharashtrian dishes, to give a tongue-tickling flavour and appetizing aroma. It has a whole lot of ingredients, but you can add or r ....
Recipe# 40583
04 Dec 18

 
 
by jenice joy
It is a very quick, simple and easy dish. It gives a spicy flavour to your mouth. It is a very simple yet very tasty recipe.
Bhakarwadi
Recipe# 15602
22 Aug 18

 
 by mdaga
Bhakarwadi is a traditional spicy maharastrian snack recipe which requires effort but can be stored for weeks and enjoyed with evening tea. The flour based round discs are stuffed with roasted poppy seeds, steamed and then finally deep fried to a crispy finish.
Recipe# 40880
30 May 16

 
 
by Jyoti V B
The filling of this paratha is very delicious and refreshing. Raw mango is loved by all.It's tangy taste brings a twist to the usual paratha. This is summer special recipe. Enjoy!
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