Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe - Sugar Snap Peas Stir Fry

The Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe is a simple stir fry of the Sugar Snap Peas. Spring brings fresh sugar snap peas into the season and Vatanyacha Phadna is a simple and delicate dish that makes the most of these jade beauties. Black pepper adds a punch to this recipe,  while the caramelised pods sprinkled with grated coconut yield a sweeter taste. You can also make the dish from petit pois or any other variety of tender, sweet peas. Serve Vatanyacha Phadna with Khandeshi Dal and Phulkas ...

Mugachi Usal Recipe -Spicy Moong Sprouted Sabzi

Mugachi Usal Recipe is one staple food in a Maharashtrian home. This recipe is made from moong sprouts that are steamed and given a tadka with green chillies, ginger and coconut. Moong dal is high in protein and this recipe is a quick and simple recipe that you can make. Moong sprouts are also low in calories, have fiber and B vitamins, and deliver a boost of vitamins C and K. Follow this link How to make Sprouts at Home to make sprouts easily at home. Serve Mugachi Usal ...

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Upvaas Thalipeeth Recipe

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 ...

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Lal Mathachi Bhaji Recipe - Amaranth Leaves Moong Sprouts Sabzi

Lal Mathachi Bhaji Recipe is a simple stir fry of red amaranth leaves and sprouted green moong dal. The stir fry has simple Indian Spices like red chilli powder, salt and turmeric. A slight sweetness with the use of jaggery is added to balance the whole flavour. Amaranth is a powerhouse of vitamins and Iron. It is considered as a super food. On the other hand green sprouts are rich in protein, fiber and antioxidants. This recipe is a delicious and healthy indian diabetic sabzi recipe. Serve the ...

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Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

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 ...

Methi Jowar Ragi Thalipeeth Recipe - Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipe

The Methi Ragi Jowar Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome and healthy recipe, that is made from a combination of ragi and jowar flour combined along with methi leaves,green chillies and ginger. It makes a delicious Indian diabetic breakfast recipe. Thalipeeth is one of the most prefered breakfast recipe of Maharashtra. The flour mix used to make thalipeeth is also spiced with various spices, and is known as a Bhajani flour mix. It is usually spicy so had along with chilled curd.  Did you know ...

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Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe - Potato Stir Fry

Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe is a simple Maharashtrian Style Potato Stir Fry. Bhujne is a 'curry' that is unique to the seafood-loving Pathare Prabhu community. This is the vegetarian version that gets made on the days when no meat or fish can be consumed. Serve the Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne along with Dal Tadka, Steamed Rice and Phulkas for an everyday lunch or dinner. Did you know: Potatoes are known be to be packed with phytonutrients that include carotenoids, flavonoids ...

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Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe - Green Beans Moth Beans Sabzi

Beans Matki Bhaji is a simple Maharashtrian style dry sabzi made using green beans and sprouted moth beans. it is made with a simple set of spices like goda masala and mad chatpata along with amchur and jaggery. Traditionally kokum is used to add to the tanginess, so if you have kokum you can use that instead of amchur powder. Serve Beans Matki Sabzi along with hot steamed rice and Maharashtrian Kadhi for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you cab also try other Vegetarian ...

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Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe - Black Eyed Peas Curry

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe which is a Maharashtrian Style Black Eyed Peas Curry is made with Black Eyed Peas which is the most common lentil used in most of the Indian households. The curry is a homemade spice curry made with fresh coconut, fennel seeds, and coriander seeds. The Chavali Chi usal is usually had with steamed rice and a Kokum curry which is a great combination for an afternoon meal. Serve the Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe can be had with steamed rice, Kokum curry ...

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Khandeshi Dal Recipe

Khandeshi Dal is definitely a new name for almost everyone, specially who is not familiar with the typical Maharashtrian cuisine. Yes, Khandeshi Cuisine is one of the Maharashtrian Regional Cuisine. Khandeshi cuisine is quite spicy, simple and flavorful. I'm going to share, one of the simple but delicious recipe of Dal today from a unique Khandeshi Cuisine. It is a good replacement to the regular dal we cook in our kitchen. The aroma of the Pakka-Masala being roasted is truly amazing and that's the ...

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Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet snack recipe prepared during the festive season. The recipe calls for common ingredients available in all households like powdered jaggery, rice, and ghee. The pastry-like snack is authentically prepared by deep frying the rice discs in a surplus amount of ghee. But I have deep fried in cooking oil. Though they look like a perfect quick fix, the authentic way of preparation is time-consuming as the rice has to be soaked in water for 3 days. If you are short ...

Khajur Satori Recipe (Dates Flatbread)

Satori is a flatbread, popular in Maharashtra. Usually it is made during festivals. There are different types of stuffing you can use to make this bread. The most common is Khoya or Mawa stuffing. My mom used to make this healthy version of Satori, and we used to eat it as a snack. It contains dates and coconut. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals. I hope you will like this delicious as well as healthy Satori. Serve Khajur Satori as a snack along with Masala Chai and Carrots and Coriander fritters ...

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Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe

Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe is a simple and mildly spiced tomato broth made regularly in a Maharashtrian households. Serve the Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Papad for a light weeknight dinner. Did you know: Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamin C, a natural antioxidant which prevents against cancer. Regular consumption of tomatoes has been proven to decrease the levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, making it suitable for heart ...

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Gilka Bhajji Recipe-Silk Squash Fritters

Slices of Gilka are dipped in a spicy chickpea flour batter and then deep fried to make these sinful Gilka Bhajji Recipe. They are typically made in most Maharashtrian households for a tea time snack or as an accompaniment with Rice-Dal or Kadhi. Carom seeds (Ajwain) not only add flavor but also aid smooth digestion. Gilka Bhajji are addictive and are sure to please even those, who are not very fond of silk gourd/Chinese bitter melon. You can also use Ridge Gourd (Dodka/Turai) instead of Gilka. ...

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Pathare Prabhu Roath Recipe (Semolina Cake)

Pathare Prabhu Roath Recipe is a semolina cake recipe that you must try during an evening for tea time snack. It is the perfect counterfoil to spicy tea time snacks as it gently balances the tastes in your mouth so you can enjoy every bite. Roath is made from semolina soaked in milk, sweetened, and then gently spiced with cardamom, nutmeg and a dash of saffron. My earliest memory of roath is eating it in my great grandmother’s house when we visited her. Mothi Aji, as she was called, enjoyed ...

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Cheesy Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji is one of the most famous street foods from Mumbai. It is spicy, tangy and makes for a wonderful condiment to be had with the hot butter toasted pavs or buns. Cheesy Pav Bhaji is a delicious and rich bhaji with the addition of cheese to it. The bhaji is prepared in a one pot method, making it easier to prepare in no time. Serve the Cheese Pav Bhaji along with onion salad and lemon wedges for your next home party and be a star among friends and family. Serve the Cheesy Pav ...

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Thecha Paniyaram Recipe

Thecha is a very popular dry chutney from the state of Maharashtra. No meal in Maharashtra is complete without a little thecha. There are various kinds of thecha that are prepared, however the basic one consists of roasted and pounded garlic, green chillies, peanuts and coriander. Kuzhi Paniyaram is a popular breakfast or snack in the South and is often served with a coconut chutney or mooligai podi on the side. It is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and is a hit among all.  Thecha ...

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Banana Sheera Recipe - Sweet Banana Halwa/ Pudding

Banana Sheera Recipe (Sweet Banana Pudding Recipe) is a rich sweet pudding made with semolina and chopped banana. The pudding is then enriched roasted cashew nuts and raisins in ghee. In Maharashtra it is usually called as “Sheera” but in various other languages it is referred to as “sajjige”, “sooji halwa”, etc., The common ingredients in most of their dish is semolina, sugar, ghee and milk while the flavor changes accordingly. Serve the Banana Sheera Recipe along with a spicy upma ...

Vaalachi Rassa Bhaaji Recipe - Maharashtrian Style Aloo And Vaal Sabzi

Vaalachi Rassa Bhaaji Recipe is a Maharashtrian dish made using ‘Kadve Vaal’ and coconuts. Kadve vaal are referred to as ‘field beans’ in English. We get different types of vaal in India, like Kadve Vaal (bitter field beans), Goade Vaal (dalimbi / sweet field beans), Surati Vaal, Pavta, etc. Field beans are smaller in size and are relatives of Broad beans. They are rich in proteins as well as Vitamin A, B-Complex, C and E as well as various minerals and enzymes too! Kadve Vaal are ...

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Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe

Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe is an exciting side dish had along with many of the Maharashtrian thalipeeth. The spicy green chilli and the pungent garlic is coarsely ground and tempered with mustard seeds, hing to give it a spicy chatpata taste. You can make this in small batch and store it in your refrigerator for later use as well. The Thecha might be quiet fiery to taste but it goes very well with a nice hot Bajra Roti or Jowar Bhakri. Serve the Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe ...

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Mirchicha Chatka (Fire Roasted Chillies With Yogurt Recipe)

Mirchicha Chatka is a quick Maharashtrian side dish, which is made by mixing fire roasted hot green chillies with yogurt. Typically hot dark green chillies (Lavangi Mirchi) are used but you can use other, less pungent variety, depending on how brave your taste buds are. The cool yogurt helps to balance the heat. Mirchicha Chatka can be served with Bhakri, Roti or even as an accompaniment to Sabudana (Sago) Khichdi. Look at other yogurt based recipes that we have with us Homemade Low Fat Strawberry ...

Homemade Vada Pav Recipe With Cheesy Aloo Vada

Vada Pav is a famous street food in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Walk through the streets of Mumbai and you will find Vada Pavs in every nook and corner of the city. You will also find people from all over India relishing this lip smacking delicacy when they visit Mumbai. The lip-smacking vegetarian Vada Pav are smeared with Lahsun Chutney and is absolutely delectable to the palate. I have shared a delectable version of the Vada Pav recipe with cheese that can be made at the comfort of ...

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Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai / Ukadiche Modak Recipe With Rice Flour

Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai / Ukadiche Modak Recipe is a very festive sweet that is made for Lord Ganesha's Birthday also known as Vinayaka or Ganesh Chaturthi that is observed in the month of August - September. The festival lasts for 10 days and is celebrated very popularly across most regions of India. On this day, Kozhukattai, that are steamed rice dumplings filled with coconut and jaggery (a sweet variant) and lentils (for a savory variant) are a staple offering made to Lord Ganesha, and enjoyed ...

Homemade Vada Pav Recipe With Spinach Corn Tikki

The Spinach Corn Vada Pav is a lip smacking recipe that you must try cooking in your kitchen. Delicate flavours from the chaat masala is combined into the spinach and corn which is then pan fried in the shape of tikki.  The crispy spinach corn tikki is then placed between crispy toasted pav buns and then smeared with a dollop of Veg Mayo, along with the lehsun chutney, adding to the creaminess of this Vada Pav making it delectable to the palate. Vada Pav is a popular street food in Gujarat ...

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