Maharashtrian Marathi Recipes

Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal

Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:00

Puran Poli or Vedmi is a well-known sweet bread recipe from Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gujarati style puran poli is prepared using toor dal and Maharashtrian style puran poli is made using chana dal. In this Puran Poli recipe, we have used both the dals to make this yummy and mouth watering dish even more interesting. Preparing puran for the puran polis is a very time consuming process, so, here is an easy recipe of preparing puran partly in microwave. It will give the same rich aroma and flavours of dals and spices as cooked on flame, but with less efforts and far lesser time. Serve this amazing Puran Poli with a dollop of ghee at your next festive lunch. Here are few more festive recipes to try Rajasthani Dal Baaple Churma Recipe Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe (Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery) Chettinad Kavuni Arisi Sweet Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe
Satori Recipe (Maharashtrian Mawa Flat Bread)

Satori Recipe (Maharashtrian Mawa Flat Bread)

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:11

Satori is a Maharashtrian flat bread which is usually made during festivals specially during diwali. A rich delicacy made from Khoya, it has a distinctive texture, flavour and richness. Serve Satori as a sweet side dish for the festivals along with your festive meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Maharashtrian recipes such as Bhagar Recipe Katachi Amti Recipe Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe
Maharashtrian Gavachi Kheer Recipe (Whole Cracked Wheat Pudding)

Maharashtrian Gavachi Kheer Recipe (Whole Cracked Wheat Pudding)

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:20

Wheat kheer is a traditional dessert usually made for festive fares in Maharashtra called Gavachi Kheer Recipe. Traditionally the Gavachi kheer is made using whole wheat grains which needs advance preparations like soaking and pounding them. This recipe uses whole cracked wheat (wheat daliya) which does not require these preparations and also cooks faster than the whole wheat berries. Gavachi kheer is flavoured with nutmeg and saffron, you may use cardamom. You can enrich the sweet with nuts and dry fruits of your choice. Jaggery imparts its distinct, earthy sweetness to the kheer and is healthier than refined sugar. Wheat Kheer can be served hot or cold and is a great dessert to celebrate festivities with friends and family. Here are a few more festive recipes to try Aloochi Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Colocassia Leaves Curry) Hariyali Pav Bhaji Recipe Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe Red Poha & Flax Seeds Ladoo Recipe
Shrikhand Vadi Recipe (Yogurt Barfi)

Shrikhand Vadi Recipe (Yogurt Barfi)

Sunday, 30 October 2016 00:00

Shrikhand Vadi is a Maharashtrian sweet made using hung curd/yogurt and sugar. This sweet and tangy treat is utterly delicious yet simple to make. All you need is a few ingredients and some patience to continuously stir the mixture as it cooks. You can flavor Shrikhand Vadi with flavors of your choice like saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg. You can also use nuts of your choice. Shrikhand Vadi makes for an indulgent snack or sweet treat, loved by kids as well as grownups. Make it for the upcoming festive season, and have friends and family become fans of the recipe. Other barfi recipes that you can try are: Guilt Free Coconut Barfi Recipe Choco Almond Fudge Recipe Kaju Katli Recipe
Saoji Methi Pulao Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Pulao Cooked In Maharashtrian Spices)

Saoji Methi Pulao Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Pulao Cooked In Maharashtrian Spices)

Friday, 14 October 2016 00:48

Saoji Methi Pulao Recipe is the Fenugreek Leaves Pulao Cooked In Maharashtrian Spices prepared freshly called saoji masala. Saoji masala is a regional spicy masala from Vidarbha of Maharashtra, which is used in a variety of non-vegetarian recipes as well. Serve Saoji Methi Pulao Recipe with Raita or Ajwaini Tamatar Bhindi Recipe to make it a meal. If you like this recipe, explore more pulao recipes here Mixed Beans Veg Pulao Recipe Sprouted Moong And Methi Pulao Recipe Spiced Rajma Pulao Recipe (Spiced Kidney Bean Rice) Spinach and Millet Pulav Recipe
Published in Rice
Beans And Matki Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Green Beans And Sprouted Moth Beans)

Beans And Matki Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Green Beans And Sprouted Moth Beans)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Beans and Matki Bhaji (curry) is a simple Maharashtrian style curry made using green beans and sprouted moth beans. This no-onion/garlic side dish is part of many festive fares. The simple curry is spice with Goda masala. You can add sprouted moong beans to it along with moth beans. Usually kokum syrup or dried kokum skin is used as a souring agent. You can substitute it with tamarind pulp. Beans and Matki Bhaji can be served with roti,rice or bhakri or can be served on its own as a snack topped with some fresh curd. Serve Beans And Matki Bhaji along with Phulkas and Kachumber salad for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you cab also try other Vegetarian gravy recipes such as Nandru Yakhni Recipe Mullangi Curry Recipe Peanut Curry Recipe
Kokum Saar Recipe (Traditional Maharashtrian Drink Made Using Kokum)

Kokum Saar Recipe (Traditional Maharashtrian Drink Made Using Kokum)

Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:36

Kokum Saar is a traditional Maharashtrian drink/side dish made using unsweetened Kokum. Kokum is diluted in water and made into a juice. Which is then warmed with jaggery and then tempered with spices in ghee to make this tangy-sweet and flavourful saar. Kokum is known to have multiple health benefits. It aids digestion and hence this Kokum saar makes for an appetizing as well as healthy drink. You can use fresh Kokum juice or preserved juice called Kokum Agal,which is easily available at most grocery stores. You can alternatively soak dried Kokum skin (Amsul) in warm water and use the water to make saar.  Serve the Kokum Saar along with hot steamed rice, topped with ghee for a very comforting meal. If you like Maharashtrian food, then you must try a few of our favorites. Danyachi Amti Recipe Maharashtrian Vegetable Amboli Recipe Kolhapuri Masala Recipe Maharashtrian Kanda Poha
Published in Indian Drink Recipes
Lal Bhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Red Pumpkin Raita)

Lal Bhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Red Pumpkin Raita)

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:27

Lal Bhoplyache Bharit is a Maharashtrian side dish made by mixing steamed red pumpkin, curd, crushed groundnuts and is then tempered with flavourful spices. The recipe is very quick and uses simple day-to-day ingredients. This appetising raita is a great side dish even if you are fasting and is sure to win over even those who do not like pumpkin. Serve Lal Bhoplyache Bharit with roti for a light weekday lunch or with Bhagar or Sabudana Khichdi for a fasting feast or serve it with Kala Vatana Amti and Phulkas. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Maharashtrian recipes such as Zunka Recipe Maharashtrian Ghavan Recipe Bhagar Recipe  
Published in Indian Raita Recipes
Upvaas Thalipeeth Recipe

Upvaas Thalipeeth Recipe

Monday, 12 September 2016 00:04

Upvaas Thalipeeth is a typical Maharashtrian pancake usually made during religious fasts. Flours of Barnyard millet (Sama, Bhagar), Amaranth (Rajgira), Sago (Sabudana), Singada (water chestnut) are mixed with grated potato and a few spices to make this delicious Thalipeeth. You can make this ahead of time and stock it in the refrigerator. This flavourful Upvaas Thalipeeth makes for a wholesome breakfast or meal not only for fasts but also on regular, non-fasting days. Serve Upvaas Thalipeeth along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Boondi Raita for a perfect light dinner or breakfast. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Savory Pancake recipes such as Potato Pancakes Recipe Healthy Vegetable Multigrain Pancakes Recipe Carrot Cake Pancakes Recipe  
Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe (Ukadiche Modak With Rice flour)

Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe (Ukadiche Modak With Rice flour)

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 00:01

Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe is Ukadiche Modak recipe with coating made With Rice flour. Ukadiche Modak is one of the many varieties of modak which are offered to Ganesh as Naivedyam on Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Modak is very popular in Maharashtra, India. The sweet filling inside modak is made of fresh grated coconut and jaggery, while the soft shell/coating is made from rice flour. Serve Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe (Ukadiche Modak With Rice flour) alongside Poori and Aloo Methi Masala Recipe or Vatana Usal Recipe for festive breakfast. If you like this recipe, explore more modak recipes here Apple Cinnamon Modak Recipe Baked Modak and Karanji Recipe Motichoor Modak Recipe Chocolate Modak Recipe

Menu Idea To Make This Ganesha Chaturthi Weekend Interesting

Friday, 02 September 2016 13:30

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated nationwide with a prominent and glorious celebration in Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Gujarat. Ganesh Chaturthi is an occasion which was made popular during the Maratha Peshwa rule in Maharashtra. During Chatrapati Shivaji’s regime and later by freedom fighter Balagangadhar Tilak, Ganesh Chaturthi was used in disguise to focus Indians towards “Swaraj”.
Published in Weekend Specials
Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Sweet Pumpkin Puris)

Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Sweet Pumpkin Puris)

Thursday, 01 September 2016 00:42

Bhoplyache Gharge is a typical deep fried Maharashtrian snack made using grated red pumpkin,jaggery and wheat flour. These mildly sweet puris are very easy to make and are so tasty that they disappear quickly too. Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe (Maharashtrian style sweet Pumpkin puris) can be served as a snack or for lunch box. Bhoplyache Gharge are delicious on their own but you can also serve them with a spicy Mango Pickle or Lemon pickle. Here are few more Maharashtrian dish which you can try at your home. Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe Maharashtrian Narali Bhaat Recipe (Sweetened Coconut Rice) Maharashtrian Kanda Poha Recipe Jhunka Vadi Recipe
Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:23

Kolambi Bhaath is a marathi style rice preparation with Prawns. To my mind it closely resembles tomato rice with added prawns. Cooked rice is mixed with prawns stir fried with onion and tomatoes along with some dry spices to make a delightful and yet easy lunch/dinner. Serve Kolambi Bhaath with Burani Raita, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other Raita of your choice for a perfect weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawn recipes such as Goan Prawns Balchao Prawns Coconut Curry Prawns Pulao  
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Maharashtrian Kulith Shengole Recipe (Spicy Horse Gram Flour Dumplings)

Maharashtrian Kulith Shengole Recipe (Spicy Horse Gram Flour Dumplings)

Saturday, 20 August 2016 00:30

Kulith Shengole is a rustic Maharashtrian dish made using Horse gram flour. The recipe is simple and easy to make. Use freshly milled horse gram flour for best results. You could also make this for lunch when you have unexpected guests at home if you have horse gram flour handy, since the recipe gets done under 15 minutes. Serve Kulith Shengole on its own topped with a dollop of homemade ghee for a scrumptious light meal. You can also serve this proteinaceous Shengole with Roti, Bhakri, or Hot Steamed Rice for lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also explore more recipes from Maharashtrian Cuisine Danyachi Amti Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Groundnut Curry) Bhagar Recipe (Maharashtrian style spicy Barnyard Millet) Maharashtrian Multigrain Thalipeeth Recipe Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe (Potato Stir Fry)
Jwarichya Lahyancha Chivda Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Popped Jowar Chivda)

Jwarichya Lahyancha Chivda Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Popped Jowar Chivda)

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 00:44

Popped Jowar Chivda or Jwarichya (Jondhalyachya) Lahyancha Chivda is a traditional Maharashtrian snack. Popped Jowar (Lahya) is flavoured with a few spices to make this quick and healthy snack. Popped Jowar is readily available at most grocery stores or specialty health stores. One can easily make it at home by dry roasting jowar seeds. If you have been stocking the Lahya for some time, just check them for crispness. If they have become softer due to moisture, microwave them for 1 minute on high, cool, and then use. This addictive chivda is a great accompaniment to your cup of tea or coffee or is a great munching snack to satisfy kids hunger pangs. Serve Javarichya Lahyancha Chivda as it is or topped with chopped onion, tomato, coriander leaves and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. If you like this recipe, explore more of our healthy snack recipes like- Baked & Crisp Whole Wheat Methi Puri Recipe (Healthy Snack) Healthy Whole Wheat Brown Butter Banana Bread Recipe Healthy Vegetable Fries Recipe Date and Almond Balls Recipe
Ukadpendi Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spiced Rice Flour Porridge)

Ukadpendi Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spiced Rice Flour Porridge)

Monday, 08 August 2016 00:21

Ukadpendi is a rustic Maharashtrian style spiced Rice flour porridge, usually served for breakfast. Ukad in Marathi means ‘to boil’ .Ukadpendi is made by boiling rice flour in a mixture of water and buttermilk. The buttermilk adds a nice tang to the spiced porridge. You can also use Wheat,Jowar,Ragi flour instead of Rice flour.Traditionally groundnuts and a drizzle of groundnut oil is used as garnish. You can otherwise garnish it with coriander leaves. Serve a warm bowl of Ukadpendi for a hearty breakfast or as an after school snack for kids with some Lasun Ki Chutney. Here are few more Maharashtrian recipes which you can try at your home. Kala Vatana Amti Recipe Moong Sprouts Usal Recipe Jhunka Vadi Recipe
Bhagar Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spicy Barnyard Millet Pulao)

Bhagar Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Spicy Barnyard Millet Pulao)

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:51

Bhagar or Variche Tandul (Sama ke Chawal or Barnyard Millet) is typically made during religious fasts in Maharashtra. This spicy dish is a great gluten free meal option on any day, since it is made with Bhagar or sama rice/same akki/sawa which is a millet. Using ghee for tempering adds a rich, earthy flavor to the Bhagar. This Bhagar recipe uses potatoes, but you can also add chopped cucumber instead; add them towards the end of cooking. Bhagar is usually served with Groundnut Amti (Dhanyachi Amti). You can also serve it with plain curd/yogurt,tomato onion cucumber raita or any raita of your choice. Have a look at more of our Maharashtrian cuisine recipes Maharashtrian Vegetable Amboli Recipe (Savory Lentil Pancake Topped With Vegetables) Maharashtrian Misal Pav Recipe Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet Maharashtrian Batatyacha Kees Recipe (Pan Fried Spiced Potatoes with Peanuts)
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Maharashtrian Ghavan Recipe (Rice Flour Crepes)

Maharashtrian Ghavan Recipe (Rice Flour Crepes)

Monday, 25 July 2016 00:17

Ghavan is a traditional breakfast recipe from Konkan region of Maharashtra. Traditionally, these are made out of brown rice flour, a pinch of salt, jeera and water to form this batter and immediately these are rolled out like dosas. But I have made it with regular rice flour as I didn’t find brown rice flour. This recipe is good for breakfast and snack. Serve Ghavan with Tomato Garlic Chutney, Capsicum Chutney or any other chutney of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar dosa recipes such as Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa Spinach and Coriander Dosa Muttai Dosa  
Vaangi Bhaat Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Brinjal Rice)

Vaangi Bhaat Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Brinjal Rice)

Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:25

Vaangi Bhaat or Brinjal Rice is a quintessential Maharashtrian rice preparation made using Brinjals, flavoured with some spices. Usually the purple-black variety of Brinjals is used. Like most recipes, there are many variations of Vaangi Bhaat too. This no onion/garlic preparation is simple and is part of many festivities. The Vaangi Bhaat spice mix can be made ahead and stocked. Serve Vaangi Bhaat with Lauki Raita, Burani Raita or any other Raita of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other rice recipes such as Lemon Rice Jeera Rice Beetroot Rice  
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Ambe Dal Recipe (Green Mango and Chana Dal salad)

Ambe Dal Recipe (Green Mango and Chana Dal salad)

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:15

Ambe Dal Recipe (Green Mango and Chana Dal salad) is a traditional Maharashtrian preparation, specially made during the hot summer months, when green Mangoes are abundant. It is super quick and easy to make (with the exception that you need to soak the Dal in advance) and requires just a few, easily available ingredients. Tart, unripe mangoes are grated and added to soaked, coarsely ground chana dal (split Bengal gram). This mixture is then flavoured with a spicy tadka (tempering) of red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida. You can adjust the amount of mango depending on its tartness. Serve this tangy-spicy Ambe Dal along with Aam ka Panna for a refreshing summer snack or as a salad. This recipe can be used during festivals to make the special meal complete. Take a look at the other similar salads that we have Uddina Bele Southekayi Kosambari Recipe South Indian Kosambari Recipe With Raw Mango, Cucumber, Carrot And Beetroot Hesarukalu Bele Kosumbari Recipe (Sprouted Green Moong Salad)
Published in Salads

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