Also called ‘sago vada’, this tasty snack is from Maharashtra. Like all vadas, these are best eaten fresh. Serve with hot chai and your guests will be delighted.
This is the modak I have grown up eating at our Maharashtrian friends' homes. Basically, it's an 'atte ki poori' stuffed with dry fruits, coconut and gur. It's steamed and made for Ganesha chaturthi every year. I love it! Ganapati Bappa Moraya!
This is the salty version of chirote, and it is delicious by itself.
This is a Koklapur, a region in Maharashtra, special dish, that is made almost everyday at homes. Serve with warm chapattis.
This is a simple and plain cutlet that is ideal for snacks or school tiffin for kids. Serve with ketchup.
This is a delicious cutlet that is sweet and spicy. Serve with chutneys.
This is a bhelpuri special to folks in Kohlapur because of the way it is prepared. It is very spicy, as it is Kohlapuri.
These are very spicy patties made from potato base with a coconut or peas filling. Serve with chutneys.
It is a VERY spicy dish made from vatana and potato. It is delicious by itself.
This is shev that is light and useful as an ingredient for chat like snacks.
Sprouts are a common vegetable in Maharashtra, and this dish is a simple and healthy dish. Serve with chapattis.
This is a nutrient rich dish made from fenugreek leaves. Serve with warm chapattis.
Maharashtrian cuisine would be incomplete without the wide varieties of shev. This is the simplest form of shev. Enjoy it with an afternoon tea, or sprinkle over spicy chat. You can also store it in an air tight container for weeks.
Pumpkin is very useful for diabetics. It has very low glycemic index. Cinnamon spice is very good for controlling blood sugar.As per studies if a diabetic takes 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder daily twice a day with water regularly, the level of blood sugar may go down up to 30-35% within 3 months. The bay leaves are also helpful in reducing blood sugar level, As per studies, Fenugreek is very much helpful in reducing blood sugar and in controlling blood cholesterol.The vegetable prepared with under mentioned method may prove good for diabetics.