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Maharashtrian Cuisine

 The Maharashtrian cuisine covers a range from mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, bajri, vegetables, lentils and fruit form staples of the Maharashtrian diet. Metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Pune tend to be cosmopolitan with Idli, Dosa and even Chinese dishes being common there. But distinctly Maharashtrian street foods such as Pav Bhaji, Misal Pav, Vada Pav, dishes such as Kothambir Vadi, Kanda Bhaji, Aluchi Bhaji and sweets such as Puran Poli, Modak, Karanji, Basundi and Shrikhand remain popular.

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  • Makyacha Chivda

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  • Bhadang

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  • Ukad/Thakachi Ukad

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  • Moong Dahi Misal

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  • Dodkyacha Bhaat

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  • Dashmi Roti

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  • Kothimbir Vadi

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  • Misal Pav

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  • Aamras

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  • Kairichi Amti

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  • Vada Pav

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  • Motichur Ladoo

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  • Sakhar Amba

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  • Varanfal

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  • Jawas Chutney

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  • Upasachi Kachori

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  • Pudachi Vadi

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  • Vangyache Bharit

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  • Val Usal

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  • Pithale

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  • Kakdichi Koshimbir (Cucumber Salad)

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  • Modak

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  • Katachi Amti (Tangy Spicy Dal)

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  • Sabudana Khichdi

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  • Kela Sheera (Banana Halwa)

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  • Pav Bhaji

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  • Sabudana Vada

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  • Thalipeeth

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  • Matar Masala

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  • Maharashtrian Kadhi

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  • Sol Kadhi

    Sol Kadhi is a Maharashtrian speciality that originates from the Konkan region....

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  • Pattice

    Pattice is an integral part of the ragada universe, and is made with boiled...

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  • Ragada

    Ragada is a popular filling that is widely used in chaat items like Ragada Puri,...

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  • Narali Bhat

    This sweet coconut rice concoction is widely prepared in Maharashtra, especially...

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  • Bhakri

    Bhakri is a round, flat bread that is coarser in texture than the regular roti....

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  • Zunka

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  • Capsicum Besan Subzi

    Capsicum besan subzi is a well-known Maharashtrian dish that is tossed in spices...

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  • Dahiwale Baingan

    Dahiwale baingan is a spicy brinjal curry cooked in a creamy, smooth yoghurt...

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  • Anarsa

    Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet dish, especially made during the...

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  • Gujiya/Karanji

    Karanji, also known as ‘Gujiya’ or ‘Ghugra’, is a traditional sweet dish prepared...

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  • Raw Mango Dal (Kairi Ki Dal)

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  • Puran Poli

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  • Basundi

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  • Bhaaji

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  • Poori

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