Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada is a deep-fried fritter made with Tapioca pearls and boiled potatoes. It has a crunchy crust with a soft delicious interior. Sabudana / Sago / Tapioca is a starch extracted from palm stems and is a staple in many countries. It is pure carbohydrate and is used mostly in sweet puddings, but the…

Maharashtrian Rustic Thali

Maharashtrian Rustic Thali is a thali which has a spread of typical Maharashtrian dishes which complement each other. Bread and rice naturally follow. Today’s Maharashtrian Rustic Thali is a Thali made by a Maharashtrian lady with me just doing the finishing touches. A few months back we were in Nashik and like always we booked…

Jowar ki Roti

Jowar ki Roti is an unleavened Indian bread made with Jowar Flour or Sorghum. The roti is a speciality of Maharashtra. Jowar ki Roti is also called Jwarichi Bhakri, the same roti is popular in Karnataka as Jolada rotti. We Sindhi’s also make a similar roti with a slight variation and call it Jowar jo…

Matar ki Karanji

Matar ki Karanji is a deep-fried savoury pastry from a Maharashtrian kitchen. It is stuffed with fresh green peas along with spices and coconut. Karanji is normally made on special occasions like Diwali or Ganesh Chaturthi. It can either be sweet or savoury. The sweet one is stuffed with dry coconut, semolina and dried fruits,…

Maharashtrian Mix Platter

Maharashtrian Mix Platter is a platter where a set of some of our favourite and popular Maharashtrian dishes have been put together. Maharashtrian cuisine has some traditional dishes which are globally popular. For this Mix Platter, I have selected some of them. The first one is Pav Bhaji. This is one street food which has…

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a Peas Khichadi which is the speciality of the Pathare Prabhu community. The Khichadi is seasoned with a special sambar powder. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities living in Mumbai . They migrated from Gujrat during 13 th century . They are believed to be descendants of King Ashwapati who…

Vada Pav Bombs

Vada Pav Bombs is a fusion version of the famous Vada Pav which is the most popular street food of Mumbai . Vada Pav is a Maharashtrian street food , with a Indian bun , called Pav and a deep fried spicy potato fritter .  The Vada Pav is one of the cheapest streetfoods in…