Aloo Bonda | Batata Vada | Potato Bonda (Fritters)

10 mins read: The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! Maharashtrian famous dish today’s recipe: Aloo Bonda is a very popular & famous breakfast…

Puran Poli

Maharashtrian Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread savoured on almost all the occasions in India. Served piping hot with lots of Clarified Butter, it is flavourful. In Maharashtra it can be prepared during festivals like Gudi Padwa, Guru Pournima, Ganesh Festival, Diwali, Holi. It is also quite popular in Gujarat also. In Maharashtra, it is…

Sabudana Appe / Appam

Sabudana vada is a well known fried snack and most favored recipe by people who go on fasting (vrat/ upvas) on auspicious days like Ekadashi, Maha Shivratri, Sankashti Chaturthi or during Navratri. Let’s try to make these vade healthier by avoiding frying. Appe tastes the same as sabudana vade. You can call these as non-fried…

Shev Bhaji

The spicy gravy made with onion, dry coconut and shev. It is very famous dish in Maharashtra. Basically my mother use to make this recipe in very different way because she used “Pata-Varvanta” to grind the gravy masala instead of Grinder. I still remember the taste of that shev bhaji. Nowadays my husband who is…

Curry Leaves Dry Chutney

Curry leaves are an often used ingredient in Indian cooking. Curry leaves are used extensively in Maharashtra. Curry leaves impart a wonderful aroma when they hit the oil and any seasoning that you make comes to life with these little leaves. Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Yield: 1 Cup Serve: 15 Type: Basics…

Gola Bhaat

Gola Bhaat is a speciality of Vidarbha Maharashtra. Gola bhaat is a traditional recipe from Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.  Golas (Balls) are cooked with little spicy rice. It is simple & easy one pot meal. Maharashtrian cuisine has its own distinctive attributes, while sharing much with other Indian cuisines. Traditionally, Maharashtrians consider their food to be more austere than others. Besan…