Showing posts with label Maharashtrian Recipe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Maharashtrian Recipe. Show all posts

Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe

Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe
Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe

This is one of the staple recipe of any Maharashtrian family. Try this recipe which consists of potatoes, chillies, coconut, curry leaves and lot of flavor !

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2 medium potatoes, thinly sliced.
2 green peppers, finely chopped
3 teaspoons of mustard seeds.
2 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
3/4 tsp of asafoetida ( hing )
10 -12 curry leaves
2 tsp of red pepper powder
Ghee / Clarified Butter or Oil for Tempering ( around 3 tablespoons )
salt as per taste
1 bowl of shredded coconut
coriander / cilantro for garnishing

1. Take a kadai or a deep pan, and put it on medium heat
2. Add the ghee or oil and once its hot, add the mustard seeds.
3. Once the seeds start to splutter, please add the curry leaves followed by rest of the spices. Do not add salt or coriander and coconut.
4. Now add the potatoes and mix well so that the tempering coats them.
5. Cook for around 8 - 10 minutes.
6. Now add coriander and coconut
7. Serve hot with roti / bread or rice.

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Thalipeeth - Maharashtrian Delicacy - Much better than fast food.

How to make Thalipeeth
A recipe which has been handed down from generations. This multi nutritional dish is not 
only mouth watering but soooo easy to make. I'm sure once you try it... it will be a regular item on you menu. Its much better than any fast food.

2 Cup Jowar Flour
2 Onions
1 tsp Asafoetida
1.5 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 - 3 tsp Red Chili Powder
3/4 Cup Coriander/Cilantro
2-3 tbsp Oil
Water: As required
Salt: As per taste


1. Take jowar flour into large bowl and add all the spices.
2. Now add onions, coriander, oil and salt.
3. Add sufficient amount of water and make soft dough and make small portion out of it.
4. Now take one cotton cloth, soak it into water.
5. Spread it over wooden board. Take one small portion and spread it on cloth by using water to make thalipeeths.
6. Add some oil on pan and put this on it.
7. Cook it from both sides and your dish will be ready.

1. Very healthy as contains ingredients like jowar flour, onions, coriander.cilantro.
2. East and can be made quickly.

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Til Vadi / Sesame Sweet ( Tilachi Vadi ) - Natural Protection for Winter / Cold (TilGul)

how to make Tilachi Vadi
Til - Sesame Sweet
This is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet which is prepared using roasted sesame seeds and jaggery. This is eaten during winters as sesame and jaggery help to protect against the harsh cold and offer natural protection.

2 Cup Roasted Sesame Powder
1/2 Cup Roasted Peanut Powder
1 Cup Jaggery
2 tsp Clarified Butter/Ghee
Coconut Flex For decoration

1. Keep your pan on low heat and add clarified butter/ghee to that.
2. Once ghee melts, add jaggery to the pan.
3. Keep it stirring continuously.Once jaggery is melted completely, take it off the heat.
4. Add both powder and mix it properly.
5. Apply some ghee on plain dish and spread our mixture on it.
6. Now put coconut flex and press it into mixture.
6. Cut the mixture into square pieces and our dish is ready.

1. Popular sweet snack made during Sankranti.
2. Very useful to build immune power against winter.

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Roasted Peanut Rolls - Groundnut Rolls - Shengdana Ladoo

Peanut Laddoo, Peanut Ladoo, Shengdanyacha Ladoo
Shengdana Ladoo
The shortest recipe but the healthiest one. These peanut rolls will not only treat you with delight but will make you popular among kids too !!

3/4 Cup Roasted groundnut powder
4 tsp Clarified butter/Ghee
2 tbsp Jaggery

1. Mix jaggery, roasted ground nut powder and clarified butter together. Grind them for 3-4 minutes.
2. Roll them into small rolls and our dish is ready.

1. Can be made in just 2 minutes.
2. Very easy and very delicious.
3. one of the dishes made during fasting.

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Pithla - A Maharashtrian Delicacy ! Chickpea - Garbanzo Flour Recipe

Pithla, Pithle
Pithla - Maharashtrian Recipe
Pithla will make any Maharashtrian's mouth water. A staple food for many, and delicacy for some, this dish will go with bread, rice or even a bagel ! Have fun making it and enjoy it with the entire family.

1 Cup Chickpea Flour
4-5 cloves of garlic
3-4 Dried Red Chilies
5-6 Curry Leaves
Water as required
Salt as per taste

For Tempering:

2 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder


1. Mix chickpea flour and sufficient amount of water to make watery paste out of it.
2. Keep your pan on medium heat and add oil to that.
3. Once oil is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and turmeric powder. Mix it well.
4. Now add curry leaves,red chilies, garlic, mix it well and cover it with lid.Let it cook for few minutes.
5. Now add mixture of chickpea flour,keep stirring it (add some more water if mixture is thick).Cover it with lid and let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
6. Finally add salt and coriander and our dish is ready.
7. Serve it hot with Roti/Rice :)


1. Popular Maharashtrian dish.
2. Can be made quickly.
3. Easy and delicious.

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Caramelized Sweet Potatoes - Ratalyache Kaap - Maharashtrian Delicacy

Ratalyache Kaap,Sweet Potato Dessert
Ratalyache Kaap - Sweet Potato Dessert
An amazing delicacy, frequently enjoyed in Maharashtra - INDIA. Try it out with sweet potatoes, clarified butter and sugar :) Impress your friends and family too !

2-3 Sweet Potato, sliced in thin circles. Do not remove the skin of the potatoes.
1/4 cup of clarified butter. ( In India its called as Ghee )
Half cup of Sugar. You can use brown sugar too.

1. Keep your pan on medium heat.
2. Add the clarified butter.
3. Once the butter melts, add the potato slices.
4. To check whether the potatoes are cooked, take a spatula and press one of the slice. If it goes through easily, the potatoes are cooked !
5. Now, add the sugar.
6. Still well.
7. Once the sugar melts and caramelizes a little bit, our dish ready !

1. Very easy to make.
2. An amazing dessert.
3. Kids love it.

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