Maharashtrian Cuisine

Besan ka Ladoo

Ingredients: Cardamom (4, skin pealed) Ghee/Clarified butter (1/3 cup) Bengal gram flour(1 1/2 cups) Cashew-nuts(1 tbsp) Sugar(powdered, 1/3 cup) Method: Heat a pan, add of ghee or clarified butter in it. Once the ghee melts, add 2 cardamom into it and besan or bengal gram flour into to. Stir on a very low flame. The besan …

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Achari Bhakarwadi

Achari Bhakarwadi is a delicious tangy and spicy teatime snack and on my list of all time favorite snack. Ingredients: For the dough Besan/Bengal gram flour(1/2 cup) Maida/Refined flour(1/2 cup) Salt (1/2 tsp) Turmeric powder (a pinch) Asafoetida powder(a pinch) Chilly powder( a pinch) Oil(1 tbsp) Water(1/3 cup) For filling Dried shredded coconut(1 tbsp) Poppy seeds …

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Gajar ka halwa

Gajar ka halwa is  a popular Indian dessert, made of fresh carrots. This is a very easy version of making Gajar ka halwa as I will be using microwave to use this dish. Ingredients: Carrots (1/2 kg, grated) Milk(1/2 cup) Sugar (1/2 cup) Ghee (2 tbsp) Cardamom (powdered, of 2 cardamom pods/ a pinch) cashewnuts …

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Chapati – Flat wheat bread

Chapatis are the flat bread made of wheat flour and is the staple food of Northern South Asia. It can be served with all types of vegetarian & Non vegetarian dishes. Click here to view the video demonstration on YouTube Ingredients: Wheat flour (1 cup) Salt (a pinch) Water to knead Method: In a bowl, …

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Puran Poli

Puran Poli is an authentic Maharashtrian delicacy. It is a sweet dish made during the festival of Diwali and Holi. It is also called as holige, obbattu, bobatlu in different parts of India  Click here to view the video recipe on Youtube Ingredients: Wheat flour (1 cup) Rice flour (1 tbsp) Bengal gram flour/Besan (1 …

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Shankarpali

Shankarpali is a traditional sweet dish  made during the festival of diwali in India. It is very simple to make and very tasty preparation. Click here to view video recipe on Youtube  Ingredients: Refined flour/Maida (2 & 1/2 cu) Sugar (1/2 cup) Milk (1/2 cup) Ghee (melted, 1/4 cup) Oil to fry Method: In a bowl, …

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Sabudana Vada (Sago Vada)

Sabudana vada  is an Indian cuisine, traditional deep fried snack from Maharashtra state. Sabudana vada is the best dish to have when fasting. It is also served as starter or evening tea time snack. Ingredients & its measurements are mentioned below the video. Click here to watch the video recipe on Youtube Ingredients: Sabudana/Sago (1 cup) …

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