Jul 22, 2020
We all love Maharashtrian cuisine, don’t we? From Nagpur’s fiery Saoji cuisine to Mumbai’s famous Vada Pav, Kolhapuri masalas, coconut-based curries from the coastal regions of Maharashtra and Pune’s Misal Pav, there are popular dishes from each region of Maharashtra that have made a special place in our hearts. Maharashtrian food is known for it’s spicy yet balanced flavours; be it a homemade rassa or street food varieties. Here is a list of 5 Maharashtrian recipes that can absolutely not be missed out on. Maharashtrian dishes tend to be a little on the mild and spicy side, so if you are a fan of that you will love these recipes.
1. Tandlachi Bhakri (Rice Rotis)
Tandlachi Bhakri or Rice Rotis are extremely delicious and go well with dals, curries, and sabzis. It is healthy and a Maharashtrian specialty. It is super easy to make and if you want to get better at making gol rotis, try your hand at this.
This is Maharashtra’s very popular snack. Trust me when I say this, you don’t just stop at just one. Why get it at the store when you can make this at home? It is super simple to follow and you learn tips and tricks to make this in a very easy way. Let’s get snacking.
3. Masala Bhaat
Masala bhaat or Indian spiced rice, this rice is a Maharashtra traditional delicacy. This dish has a lot of spices and veggies and gets completely soaked into the rice. You will be able to taste the spices and veggies in every bite. Look forward to not getting disappointed.
4. Misal- Usal
This is a popular Maharashtrian street dish that comes from Pune. You don’t have to wait for the street shops to open anymore to enjoy your favourite dish. This video breaks it down into an easy way for your better understanding. It’s not very complicated, is it?
Pithla is a traditional Maharashtrian dish and best tastes with chapatis or rice. It can be either made with besan or chickpea flour. It is the best alternative if you’re tired of the same old dals and kadhis.
Maharashtrian dishes are full of flavour and will definitely add some in your life. These recipes are definitely bound to make your mouth water.