Fodnicha Bhaat | How to make Phodnicha Bhaat

Fodnicha Bhaat

Fodnicha Bhaat or Phodnicha Bhaat as it is also called is a simple dish you can make with leftover rice. This is a perfect one to carry for Lunch box as well. Since rice is eaten in a majority on a daily basis, there is always a possibility of excess on hand. That’s when you […]

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How to make Maharashtrian Amti

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Maharashtrian Amti is comforting dal spiced with the cuisine’s special Goda masala. You can serve this dal with rice or roti as well. When I picked up Maharashtrian Thali to make, I completely forgot that I haven’t made their popular Amti yet. I always thought I had already done it. So when I was planning […]

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Gur aur Til ki Roti | Jaggery and Sesame Flatbread

Gur Aur Til ki Roti

Gur aur Til Ki Roti is a sweet flatbread very similar to Puran Poli that’s made across many Indian States. This flatbread is made during Sankranthi with the harvest fresh Til and new jaggery. I had this planned for festival dishes during Sankranthi, then changed it when I realised I had to an A to […]

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Maharashtrian Koshimbir

Maharashtrian Koshimbir

Maharashtrian Koshimbir is part of the Maharashtrian Thali or Lunch Menu, regularly served at home and at weddings as well. This is a fine blend of fresh vegetables, fruits with a Yogurt Dressing. Koshimbir / Kachumbar / Raita is traditionally made with fresh vegetables and fruits, has crushed roasted peanuts and tempered with mustard, cumin […]

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Maharashtrian Chakli

Maharashtrian Chakli is one of the popular traditional Indian Savories made during festivals. In Maharashtra, as with other states as well, these Chakalis are made during Diwali. I wanted to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and confirmed with Pradnya if they make it on other festivals too. She said though they mostly make this for Diwali, […]

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Capsicum Besan Subji ~ Maharashtrian Style

For a while I have been obsessed with Maharashtrian dishes. The reason being I choose to make lunch recipes for the last week of BM . That kept me relatively occupied with what to make. Finally this Saturday, I decided to make the final post ready and I ended up making a thali of sorts.  […]

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Pav Bhaji

What pizza is to Italy or the hot-dog is to America, pav bhaji has the same connotation to western India. Pav bhaji or pao bhaji is a specialty Indian dish with origins in Mumbai and Gujarat. In Marathi pav means bread (the term derives from the Portuguese “pao”) and bhaji means a curry and vegetable […]

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Here it is finally…..Kolhapuri Mutton!

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Here’s the post on my much ‘wanted to try’ recipe. Ever since I came across this featured by Sanjeev Kapoor, I had wanted to try and participating in RCI : Maharashtrian Cuisine was just an excuse for me to try my hand at this. After much anticipation I got down getting all the ingredients ready. […]

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Spicy Rice Maharashtrian Style – Masala Bhath

Weekends are always hectic. Planning to prepare something special for Sunday lunch is always interesting and exciting. Especially if I am trying new recipes, I am filled with apprehensive thoughts like ‘will this dish will be accepted by all and etc etc’. This time I wanted to try something Marathi and I adapted this recipe […]

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Batatyacha Rassa – Potato Gravy

This is going to be my first entry for RCI: Maharashtrian Cuisine Here is the recipe for Batatyacha Rassa Serves 4Preparation time – 10 minsCooking time – 10 mins Ingredients For RassaPotatoes – 4 mediumTomatoes – 2Green chilies – 4Turmeric powder – a pinchWater – as required For SeasoningMustard seeds – 1/2 tspCumin seeds – […]

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