Kantola Bhaji

Kantola Chi Bhaji

Kantola Bhaji is a small spiny bhaji/vegetable normally found during rainy season in Maharashtra and other states of India. This Bhaji is listed in Ran (Forest) Bhaji category…

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi is a popular upvaas/fasting dish prepared in Western India region. In Mumbai, you’ll find this dish in most of the restaurants or fast food stalls/eateries. This…

Batata Kachrya

Batata Kachrya is a known recipe in every household of Konkan region of Maharashtra. Its alternate name is Zatpat Batata Bhaji.  You can prepare this bhaji in a…

Corn Coconut Bhaji

Corn Coconut Bhaji is an easy to cook recipe. I have prepared this with by adding grated coconut and other ingredients like chilli, ginger, coriander leaves. I had…

Bhoplyache Gharge

Bhoplyache Gharge

Bhoplyache Gharge is a special sweet dish prepared for Gauri Pujan during Ganesh festival in Maharashtra. It is offered as naivedhya to Goddess Gauri. The recipe is made…

Mangana

Mangana is a special sweet dish of Maharashtra and Goa.  This sweet dish is prepared during Ganesh festival and it is offered as naivedhya to Lord Ganesha. The…

Rishi Panchami Bhaji

Today is Rishi Panchami, the day after Ganesh Chaturthi. In Maharashtra, we prepare a special bhaji known as Rishi Panchami Bhaji. This bhaji is prepared using 5 or…

Coconut Mava Modak for Ganpati Bappa

Our favourite Lord Ganpati Bappa has arrived as today is Ganesh Chaturthi known as his birthday. The tradition of offering Ukdiche Modak naivedhya is known to everyone. However,…

Farsan Bhaji

Farsan Bhaji

Sometimes you feel like saying no to all vegetables. Then what to do. Let’s try something new with Farsan. You can actually prepare bhaji out of Farsan with…

Upvasacha Varicha Bhat

Upvasacha Varicha Bhat

Upvasacha Varicha Bhat is made from Vari also known as Bhagar. It’s a popular fasting dish in Maharashtra. In North India, it is known as Sama Ke Chawal…

Narali Vadi

Narali Vadi

Today is Narali Poornima festival which is celebrated in Konkan, the coastal region of Maharashtra. This festival falls on a full moon day of the month of Shraavan….

Corn Pattice

Corn Pattice

Corn Pattice is an easy to cook recipe. It is prepared with mixture of corn, mashed potatoes and masalas. Generally prepared for evening snacks, sometimes for morning breakfast…

Kala Vatana Usal

Kala Vatana Usal

Kala Vatana Usal means Black Peas Curry. It is a special and delicious dish prepared in Konkan Region of Maharashtra. Also known as Kala Vatanya Cha Sambara. You’ll…

Patole

Patole

Patole is a special sweet dish of Maharashtra originated in Konkan Region.  This sweet dish is prepared during Shraavan month particularly on Nag Panchami. It is offered as Naivedhya…

Potato Peanut Bhaji

Potato Peanut Bhaji

The Shraavan month has just begun. Today being the first Shraavan Somvar, I present here a very easy to make Potato Peanut Bhaji specially for upvaas (fasting) days….

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vadas are very famous Upvaas/Fasting snacks prepared in most of the states of India. Some people also prepare these for morning or evening snacks. The taste of…

Fried Neer Fanas

Fried Neer Fanas

Neer Fanas is known as Breadfruit in English which belongs to Jackfruit family. It comes in small size and looks different than Jackfruit. It is also known as…

Mini Tomato Onion Amboli

Mini Tomato Onion Amboli

Amboli is served as a breakfast in Konkan region of Maharashtra. I have given a twist to this dish by adding tomatoes and onions which gives it a…

Tawa Veg Pulav

Tawa Veg Pulav

The Tawa Veg Pulav is a very famous dish on Mumbai streets. You’ll find this dish at any Pav-bhaji food stall. It’s a different version of Veg Pulav added…

Baingan aloo peanut masala

Baingan Aloo Peanut Masala

Baingan Aloo Peanut Masala is a very special and delicious dish. This dish is prepared in most of the states of India. However, the taste varies in all…

Potato Bajji

Crispy Batata Bajji

Potatoes (Batata/Aloo) are used in most of the Indian dishes to make the dish tastier. The best use of potatoes is to make bajjis/pakoras by frying the slices…

Fried Masala Suran

The fried masala suran is basically served as starters/sidedish. If you fry a little more it becomes crispy as well. Nice to have dish during lunch and dinner….

Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi

Do you know that you can prepare a crispy snack/side dish from Coriander leaves? Here I present Kothimbir Vadi a special snacks/side dish of Maharashtra which is prepared…

Alu Vadi

Alu Vadi

Alu Vadi is a special snacks or side dish which is prepared in Maharashtra on a special occasion. It’s a popular dish in state of Maharashtra and Gujarat….

Ukdiche Modak

Ukdiche Modak

Ukdiche Modak is a special sweet dish of Maharashtra. This sweet dish is favourite of Lord Ganpati. In Maharashtra, the Ganesh Festival is celebrated in big way and…

Crispy Karela Fry

Have you tried any bitter gourd/karela dish before? If not, here I present how to make the bitter gourd/karela into crispy one with very less bitter taste. This…

Soya Veg Pulav

Soya Vegetable Pulav

Soya Vegetable Pulav is a common dish of rice mixed with various vegatables along with soya chunks. If you feel like having a full meal without roti/chappatis and…

Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta is a common dish prepared in most of the states of India. In Maharashtra it is known as Vanghyache Bharit. This recipe is very easy to…

Banana Malpua

Banana Malpua is a sweet dish which is mostly prepared during any festive season in  Maharashtra. You’ll come across different versions of Malpua in other states of India….

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Maharashtrian Green Leafy Besan Pithale

Besan Pithale is a very common recipe found in interiors of Maharashtra. You will get different varieties of Pithale in different part of Maharashtra. Some prepare it with…

Sweet Buns

The sweet buns are served as special tea time sweet snacks in Konkan region of Maharashtra. These buns are mild sweet, soft and fluffy in texture. My father…

Brinjal Fry

Brinjal Fry

The brinjal fry is commonly known Vangyachi Kaap in Maharashtra. This dish is prepared as a side dish for lunch or dinner. It goes well with chapatis or…

Fried Drumsticks

The fried drumsticks are very easy to cook and tasty ones. This dish is normally prepared as a side dish for lunch or dinner.  The fried drumstick dish…

Tomato Omelette

Tomato Omelette

The tomoto omelette is a very common recipe liked by most of the Maharashtrians. It is prepared a starter and taste nice with normal chapatis and bread. Preparation Time…

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Vegetable Pattice or Cutlets

Vegetable pattice is an easy to cook recipe. Generally prepared for evening snacks or sometimes for morning breakfast too. Here it goes… Preparation Time – 25 mins Cook Time…

Lappsi or Daliya kheer

The Lappsi or Daliya kheer is commonly used as a sweet dish for lunch or dinner. This dish is made during any festival celebrated in India. It is…

Fried Masala Potatoes

The fried masala pototoes are basically served as starters. If you fry a little more it becomes crispy as well. Nice to have dish during lunch. It is…