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Maharashtrian Food comprises of delicious dishes that oscillate between bland to very spicy in flavors. Rice, cereals, lentils, and vegetables are widely used in Maharashtrian recipes. Maharashtrian cuisine comprises ... More »
Maharashtrian-style Dadpe Pohe
For every Maharashtrian, Dadpe Pohe brings back fond memories of their mother! A very easy and simple Maharashtrian snack but in most homes it is also eaten as a breakfast. This is a no- cook Dadpe Pohe recipe and does not need the flaked rice to be soaked... - 135.988
Maharashtrian-style Cashewnut And Mushroom Curry
This Curry is one of the favorite served in many elite Maharashtrian celebrations and weddings. Watch the video to get the recipe of this deliciously rich, creamy and nutty curry with whole cashews and mushrooms. This is curry is delicately spiced and... - 130.655
Diwali Bhajani Chakli
For most Indians, the Chakli is crunchy tea-time snack. Yes, they love it and so will you. Though this snackk can be made throughout the year, it is a Diwali staple. Madhura in this video is making the Chaklis with the flavorsome ajwain seeds. Enjoy. - 130.464
Tasty Puran Poli
Scrumptious, mouthwatering and irresistibly delicious Maharashtrian Festive sweet - Puran Poli. It just melts in your mouth! - 124.149
Classic Poran Poli
Are you looking for simple way to make Puran Poli? This recipe is perfect for you. My friends love this traditional recipe .Puran Poli is a delicious flatbread South Indian dish. Puran Poli is a dessert served during auspicious occasions and during important... - 122.233
Colorful Veg Kolhapuri
Spicy vegetable mix is characteristic with Maharashtrian cuisine for most occasions. Here is a recipe to make Veg Kolhapuri in typical Mahrashtrian style with thick and spicy gravy along with lot of vegetables. Great with naan or rice! - 122.203
Indian Dabeli Pao
Mumbai is famous for its roadside snacks and Indian dabeli pao simply rules the streets of western India. Watch this video to find out how you can have an Indian street snack party at your home in no time. It is a healthy and heart warming dish and can easily... - 121.226
Indian Dahi Batata Puri
Another great snack from the subcontinent- Indian Dahi Batata Puri. This dish is famous all over Indian, but is know by different names. This video shows the popular Mumbai version. Watch it and enjoy, this classic snack at home. - 117.449
Classic Indian Shrikhand
The moment I think of Shrikhand, my mouth waters. This is a sinful West Indian delicacy that comes subtly flavored with saffron and cardamom. It would be ideal to serve this as dessert after an Indian meal. Learn how to make this recipe at home by watching... - 116.412
Maharashtrian Gram Flour Stew
Stews in Maharashtrian cuisine are made using different lentils or lentil flour every time with seasonings and vegetables. Watch Madhura showing how to make Pithla or Gram Flour Stew with some common vegetables and spices. Ideal to serve with bhakri or jowar... - 115.714
Malvani Vade (kombadi Vade)
Kombdi Vade is staple food of Malvan which is very popular in west coast in Maharashtra. Very flavorful, crispy and tastes fabulous with Chicken curry specially during rainy day. A must try delicacy! - 115.107
Puran Poli - Part 1: Preparing The Dough And Filling
Puran Poli is a traditional Maharashtrian dessert which is quite popular. It is specially prepared for the occasion of Marathi new year and holi. However, this dish is so delicious that you really do not have to wait for a special day to treat your family to... - 115.063
Maharashtrian Lentil Stew
Toor dal is a commonly used lentil across India including in Maharashtra. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make Varan or toor dal stew with a few vegetables, spices and tempering. Good to have with plain boiled rice! - 114.242
Maharashtrian Puran Poli
Scrumptious, mouthwatering and irresistibly delicious Maharashtrian Festive sweet. It just melts in your mouth! - 113.948
Maharashtrian Naral Bhaat
A nice, tasty sweet coconut rice prepared widely in Maharashtra on the day of Shravani Pournima. Tastes simply great! - 112.052
Instant Amrakhand (mango Shrikhand)
If you're looking for the perfect recipe of the Indian flavored yogurt, then you must surely try this out. It is called Shrikhand or Amrakhandin India which is a classic and nutritious Indian sweet dish. It's really tasty and can be made within few minutes. - 111.99
Spicy Sabudana Vada
If you love to munch on Indian snacks and want to reproduce the same taste in your kitchen, then here is another special choice of Indian snacks. The sabudana vada or tapioca balls are most popular in the city of Mumbai and around. Pair these snacks with hot... - 111.896
1. Grate khoya or mawa with grater and heat it up on a pan starting with medium high heat for about 2 minutes.
2. After khoya starts to lose out ghee from it, turn the heat off.
3. Into khoya add powdered sugar and yellow food color and mix... - 109.546
Maharashtrian Goda Spice Mix
Maharashtrian cuisine is rich with varied spices, nuts and seasonings in most dishes. Here is the recipe to make a frequently used fragrant masala or spice mix called Maharashtrian Goda Masala using common Indian spices. Ideally used in curries! - 108.639
Maharashtrian Toor Dal Amti
Simple Maharashtrian delicacy. Rice and Amti is a kind of must in many households in Maharashtra. It has a sweet, sour and spicy tastes. Tastes simply great! - 108.59
Bhakarwadi [healthier Version]
For the dough:
1. In a bowl sift the two flours together into and combine all the other dry ingredients.
2. Mix oil and water and knead into fairly hard and smooth dough.
3. Cover it and place aside to rest for 15-20 minutes.
For the... - 108.046
1. Take a cup of pumpkin puree in a microwave safe bowl, add grated jaggery (gul) and mix well.
2. Now put that in microwave and cook for 2 minutes over high power.
3. Now take the bowl out, mix and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes.
4. Mix well adding... - 107.832
Nice and crispy fritters prepared with abundant of fresh Coriander Leaves. Here's the recipes that serves as a side dish or even with Garmagarm Chai in the evening. - 107.734
1. Wash and soak rice in water for 20 minutes.
2. Wash tindora very well and then cut its edges and cut that in to small coins.
3. Heat oil, add cumin seeds, bay leaf and onions and saute until onions turn translucent.
4. Then add ginger... - 107.733
1. Preheat the oven at 450 degrees F.
2. Rub eggplant very well with oil, place in an oven tray and bake in the preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes from each side.
3. After the baingan is cooked, peel its skin off completely and... - 106.124
1. Mix 1 1/2 cup water and 1/4 cup yogurt well.
2. In a pan heat oil and sizzle mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
3. Add grated ginger, finely chopped green chilies, curry leaves and turmeric powder and cook for a minute.
4. Add buttermilk in... - 106.066
1. Preheat oil in a microwave safe bowl for 2 to 3 minutes.
2. In hot oil mix well adding mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and sliced garlic.
3. Put the bowl in microwave, cook for 2 minutes and mix in raw peanuts.
4. Microwave... - 105.81
1. In a cooking pan mix together rava, ghee, milk, sugar and chopped nuts and cook over medium heat.
2. Continue to cook over medium high heat until mixture comes together like thick dough and starts to leave out this sides of pan.
3. Pour mixture in... - 105.44
Masala Puri (tikhat Puri)
Breakfast and snacks in India are no less spicy and flavorful refreshingly tasty. Check out chef Madhura showing how to make Masala Puri with puris or whole wheat deep fried small flatbreads with masala mix or spicy mixture. Great evening snack! - 104.555
Maharashtrian Orange Burfi
Orange Burfi is a popular dessert from Maharashtrain city of Nagpur. This is very easy to make and does not need any fancy ingredients. Can be prepared within 30 mts. Tastes super fabulous! - 103.097
Basundi is very popular milk based Maharashtrian Dessert. This is prepared by boiling the milk till the time it reduces its half and this takes long time. This Instant Basundi is so easy and is ready withing 30 mts and tastes just yummmmy! There are several... - 103.062
Aluchi Patal Bhaji (patra Leaves Gravy)
Essentially, you will find this Colacasia Leaves Gravy served in Maharashrian weddings in India. The gravy has a nice tangy, sweet and spicy flavor that just feels nice on the palate. Serve hot with rice and enjoy. And by the way, Madhura has done a good job... - 101.536
Maharashtrian Spicy Matha
A very refreshing summer drink, is commonly prepared during wedding time. Good for digestion and very refreshing! - 98.8291
Puran Poli - Part 2:assembling And Finalizing
Now since you have the dough and filling ready, this video will guide you to assemble and finalize the traditional Indian Puran Poli. You can choose to roast or fry the Poli after it is stuffed with the prepared dal filling called Puran. Watch the video and... - 97.2224
Chewda ( Chuduva, A Snack ) Making Made Easier
Chivda makes such a delicious and easy family snack to be enjoyed with tea. There are so many varieties of chivda, but this recipe shows us how to make one of the most popular and loved version typically made in Maharashtrian homes, It is a spicy poha... - 96.6993
Sabudana Vada/wada - Maharashtrian
All those who like eating Indian snacks, should definitely try this out. It is an easy snack to make. The Chef makes Sabudana Vada in the video, which is a famous snack in Maharashtra. - 95.1825
1. Wash poha a couple of times with water and then let soak in 2-3 tablespoons of water for about 30 minutes.
2. Place a pan on flame, heat oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let splutter.
3. Add turmeric powder, asafetida, onion,... - 92.9415
How To Cook Puran Poli
This video is a creation of Manjula. You can visit Manjula for complete recipes, and more videos. - 91.9737
Healthy Puran Poli
Give your everyday breakfast a sweet twist with yummy puran polis. Chef Bhal Dave tells you how to prepare this yummy stuffed rotis in a snap. Just get your ingredients and measurements right and there's no stopping you from making perfect puran polis at home. - 82.544
Shreekhand (yoghurt Sweet ) Making Made Easier
Ask a Maharashtrian what goes best with Puri or puran poli and the answer will undoubtedly be “Shrikhand.” Ask a Gujarati what should be the dessert in a traditional Gujarati Thali and the answer will be “Shrikhand.” Watch this video and learn how to... - 81.1952
One of my all time favourite dish, perfect during rains.I enjoy it so much that i literally slurp it hot.The flavour of methi seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves along with curd surely tickles your taste buds.My grandmother make a tasty variation, Kadhi with... - 50.5513
Diwali Special Basundi - Maharashtrian Rabri
Basundi a very popular Indian dessert is made in Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka during the festive occasions of Dussehra, Diwali, Kali Chaudas and Bhaibeej.This creamy sweetened dense milk dessert is similar to the North Indian Rabri or Rabdi. It... - 49.1994
Maharashtrian One Pot Rice
1) In a grinder, grind the garlic and ginger with a little water until pureed.
2) In a medium saucepan with lid, heat the oil or ghee, add mustard and cumin seeds, allow to splutter.
3) Stir in the curry leaves, then the onion and saute... - 48.4678
1) Soak groundnuts in water for 15 minutes and peel them.
2) Roast peppercorns, cloves, dry coconut, cinnamon, coriander, sesame and half of the cumin seeds together and powder them.
3) Clean and chop tindlis lengthwise.
4) Shell the peas.
5)... - 47.5075
This no-frills daal recipe was given to me by my Mother-in-Law. Varan is a Maharastrian style daal which tastes great with chapattis or plain white rice. - 46.727
Hang the curds in a muslin cloth in a cool place for approximately
3 hours until all the liquid (whey) has drained off.Rub the saffron
into the warm milk until it dissolves.Mix together the hung curds,
sugar, saffron mixture and cardamom in a bowl and... - 45.9645
Tikhat Sev (spicy Gathia)
Thikat Sev is the simplest and easiest dish to make among all the other snacks made during Diwali. This dish is quickest to disappear as, during Diwali one is tired of eating sweets. - 45.8837
1. Pick, wash and drain rice. Keep it for half an hour.
2. Roast and powder coriander, cumin, gingelly, cinnamon, cloves, and dry-coconut.
3. Wash and cut gherkins lengthwise.
4. Heat three-fourths of the fat. Add mustard seeds and cumin.
5. When they... - 45.5018
Kombdi Vade / Chicken Malvani
Kombdi Vade or Chicken Malvani is a non-vegetarian dish, which is quite popular in Maharashtra. The dish consists of the traditional Malvani chicken curry (including chicken pieces with bones), vade (like a puri, which is a fluffy, fried bread of wheat and... - 45.1771
Wash and soak rice in water for one hour.
Peel potatoes and cut into two pieces.
If potatoes are very small, keep them whole.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry onion till light brown.
Add cashewnuts and vegetables.
Stir for a minute.
Add salt, turmeric and enough... - 44.8364
Batata Vada Snack
1) Make a thick batter of gram flour, salt, soda and turmeric powder. Add water as required.
2) Add 1 tablespoon of hot oil into the batter and leave aside for 30 minutes.
3) Make a paste of ginger, garlic, chilies and coriander leaves.
4) Chop the... - 44.5677
1. Wash rice, soak rice in water for half an hour. Then drain the rice.
2. Heat small kadhai. Fry all ingredients given in Masala Powder one by one. Let it cool.
3. Pound all these ingredients to a fine dry powder.
4. Heat oil in kadhai. Add cumin... - 43.6003
To make wada mix all ingredients, adjust salt, chilli to taste.
Shape into 12 flat rounds.
Refrigerate for 1 hour to firm.
To make batter mix all ingredients (except water), add water to make thick batter.
Heat oil in small pan over medium heat.
Dip wada in... - 41.3971
Shankarpali in Marathi is a snack popular in Maharashtra India, and elsewhere among ethnic Maharashtrian populations. Shankarpali is traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali holiday. . It is also very popular snack amongst the gujarati community in... - 40.5392
Clean, wash and drain the rice.
In a pressure pan heat the oil and place the mustard.
When it splutters add the rest of the seasoning ingredients and saute for 30 seconds.
Add the sliced tendli and saute till they are well coated with oil.
Mix in the yogurt,... - 39.9839
Its a traditional maharashtrian dish.Known as kaandaa poha(kaanda=onion) (poha=beaten rice).There are several variations to this recipe! - 39.2361
Chakli -- of maharashtrian origin is a common snack in most of the Indian festivals. - 38.3289
1. In a pan heat 2 tsp oil and slightly saute onions,add ginger-garlic paste.
2. Now add green chilies,boiled potatoes,garam masala,salt and pepper.
3. Add lime juice and coriander.
4. Mix well and make small balls of this mixture. Keep aside.
5. To the besan... - 36.8093
This is the speciality of Maharashtrian food. A motherinlaw in her first interview with the would be daughterinlaw asks her if she can make this dish. If yes then she is considered to be skilled in cooking. - 36.7304
My son is not very fond of bitter gourd. I tried Bharlela-Karela recipe for him and it worked wonders for him and me.If you prepare it the way I have mentioned below, this dish will not taste very bitter for sure! - 33.8677
This Batata vada recipe is your guide to to making the classic and most popular snack of Mumbai(India). Street side vendors sell them at all times of the days and is the basic ingredient for the vada pav. Now you can make it in your very kitchen wherever you... - 33.5377
Maharashtrian Tadka Dal
Tadka dal is a dish which you will find in most of the homes.A delicious and simple dal recipe which can be used for party cooking. I prepare this dal regularly when I host parties for my guest, and believe me they freak-out on it. - 33.0876
Make a dough of All Purpose Flour/ Maida with water & oil. The dough should be supple & the batter should not stick to your palms. Cover & keep aside for 1 hour.
Pressure Cook Channa Dal with water at least 3 inches above the level of Dal, until 4 whistles... - 32.9314
Yesterday I made these delicious potato fritters, well actually they are not fritters but really good round an inch and a half sized balls dipped in seasoned chick pea paste and fried and called Batawada in India.These are a local favorite in Mumbai city and... - 32.8976
Vaangi Bhat is prepared during wedding function in maharashtrian families. Mostly, i lookout for new and interesting ideas to pack for my lunch. I tried this dish and it was a major hit at my work place.I also change the vegetable depending on the... - 32.6056
Methi Ke Parathe And 'thecha'
Methi ke Parathe and 'Thecha' is a quick and fast recipe to prepare.My grandmother taught me ‘Thecha’ which goes well with Methi Paratha. I remember when I was small I used to always tell her to prepare this dish as breakfast for me. - 32.4092
Baked Shankarpale is a lip smacking evening snack.Generally they are traditionally cooked by deep-frying them in oil. I tried out this healthy way of cooking this recipe.It turned wonders! - 31.3698
Amarkhand is a very popular Maharashtrian sweet delicacy.Specially during the mango season in full swing, Amarkhand suits the bill!I pick-up a few of them and prepare this quick and delicious dish.With fresh and specially alphonso mangoes this recipe tastes... - 30.7106
Sheera is generally prepared in lot of religious occassions in a Maharashtrian family, where it is generally served as prasad (offering to Gods). A very easy and a delicious dish to make! - 30.2086
Bharali Vangi is an absolute delicacy. One of my all time favorite bhaji.If you have to make a vegetarian recipe in your party , try this out! Am sure your guest would love it! - 30.021
Kanda Bhaji is my all time favorite, specially during rainy season. A cup of tea with hot kanda bhaji during this season is absolutely amazing.Give it a try! - 29.4696
Maharashtrian Alu Wadi
Alu wadi is a delicious and healthy snack. It is rare to find taro leaves in store, but when I get , I buy a bunch of it. Generally, when I have relatives at my place I make this quick snack for them and they relish it a lot! - 29.3367
Amba Burfi, is very famous of Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale in Pune,Maharashtra. I thought why not i give it a try on it, so i picked-up a few fresh mangoes from a fruit stall and went ahead in doing this recipe. - 29.2803
Maharashtrian Goda Masala
Goda Masala is a unique mixture of spices.This masala can be used for stuffed brinjal, bean curry, maharashtrian aamti.I generally make this masala during the weekends and store it in fridge , so that i can use it whenever required. - 29.106
Newari is a sweet dish which can be made instantly if you have the right required ingredients at your home.Whenever i have guest at my place for snacks, as a sweet i generally keep Newari , which they simply enjoy! - 29.0732
Kairicha Kaayras / Mango Chutney is one of the most simple recipe which one would enjoy preparing.In most of the maharashtrian homes you would find this chutney stored in the refrigerator. - 28.492
Upasachi Misal is one of the most popular dish in Maharashtra.With the main ingredient sabudana , you can make sabudana khichadi, sabudana wadi ,sabudana thalipeeth. These dishes are specially eaten during fast. - 28.3034
Maharashtrian Suralichi Vadi
If you are searching for a delicious Indian recipe? Give a try for ,Suralichi Vadi,which is a very tasty nutritious dish.In Maharashtra this dish is one of the most popular one! - 28.1048
Danyachi Amti is generally prepared during fast.This is a very simple maharashtrian recipe. This dish goes well with sabudana khichadi. - 27.5415
Maharashtrian Pithala is one of the most relished dish in Maharashtra. Specially if you visit farms in Vidharbha you would see this dish is the speciality of the farmers.With right proportion of ingredients in it this dish tastes amazing! - 27.321
Tandalache Ghavan is a quick and easy breakfast recipe to be made. You can make these ghavan both thick or thin as per choice.It goes well with coconut chutney. - 27.1274
Kandache Thalipeeth is one of the easiest breakfast you can make. It is a maharashtrian delicacy which is all time favourite for all. Combination of bajra, jowar and wheat flour gives a fabulous taste to the dish! - 27.0548
Metkut is a very typical Maharashtrian recipe.Made of dal and rice this dish tastes awesome.When i was a kid, I used to drive my mom crazy,i used to eat either varan-bhaat or metkut-bhaat (metkut-rice). This subtly flavored sunlight yellow colored recipe used... - 26.9566
Rushipanchami Chi Bhaaji
Rushipanchami chi Bhaaji is eaten on Rushi-panchami. A day after Ganesh Chaturthi.Such an elaborate combination of vegetables makes this bhaaji delicious! - 25.8971
This shrikhand recipe is the authentic guide to making orange flavored Shrikhand-a popular dessert made with yogurt. It brings to you the vibrant and colors of the lively state of Maharashtra (India). The orange and cardamom flavor and garnished with nuts all... - 25.7395
Kothimbir Chi Wadi
I rarely get fresh cilantro here , but when I get, I go for this dish!Kothimbir Chi Wadi is quick and easy to prepare.I generally make this when i have guest at my place. - 25.4999
Pohyache Wade is a dish which very few people are aware of. I learned from my mom , she used to make this when my friends used to visit me. When served hot it tastes amazing! - 25.4586
Maharashtrian Palak Bhaaji
Maharashtrian Palak Bhaaji has been one of my favorite Indian dishes since I learned how to make it on my own. With less ingredients used for this recipe it can turn out to be a real amazing stuff. - 24.3844
Beetroot Che Wade
If you need any quick snack for kids hit on beetroot che wade recipe!This dish is very healthy for kids.When i used to go to school i used to pack it in my tiffin box and now i do the same for my son.Even you might do the same! - 23.9499
Puffed Rice Upma
If you want to make quick breakfast for your kids , Puffed Rice Upma suits well. One can give this dish to children in their tiffin box, which is healthy as well. - 23.9238
I love experimenting new recipes and so gave a try to make maharashtrian specialty, Ghavachi Keer.It turned out to be amazing and specially my daughter liked it a lot.With lots of cashews in it the dish tasted awesome. - 23.8221
Boil dal in plenty of water till soft but not broken. Drain in a colander for 10-15 minutes. Pass through an almond grater little by little till all dal is grated. Mash jaggery till lumps break. Mix well into dal. Put mixture in a heavy saucepan and cook till... - 23.4592
Peanut Laddu can be eaten both during snack and also as a dessert.With a combination of coconut in the dish, it gives a great flavor to the same.Also it is very healthy and gives lot of energy. - 23.2118
Panch Khaadya is served as prasad during Ganesh Chaturthi.A scrumptious, mouthwatering and irresistibly delicious Maharashtrian Festive dish is an amazing combination of dry-fruits with coconut which makes this recipe worth the cost! - 22.4978
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