Category: Maharashtra

Nivagrya | Maharashtrian Recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi

Nivagrya: Ganesh Chaturthi Special from Maharashtra

Today, I present Nivagrya, a wonderful use of the leftover rice flour dough used to make Modak on Ganesh Chaturthi. Much as I try to make the exact amount of rice flour dough that is needed for Ukadiche Modak, I always have some leftover. In fact, when we cook for festivals

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Doodh Poha in a silver bowl on a dark green saree

Doodh Poha | A Recipe from Maharashtra and Gujarat

This week’s theme for the Foodie Monday Blog Hop is Cooking Without Fire, chosen by our fellow blogger Preethi Prasad of Preethi’s Cuisine. For this theme I have chosen Doodh Poha, a super simple dish made for Kojagiri Purnima (aka Sharad Poornima) in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Doodh Poha is essentially Poha

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Dahi Sabudana | Tapoica Pearls soaked in yogurt

Dahi Sabudana | Upvas Recipe from Maharashtra

Today, I present the recipe for Dahi Sabudana, a super simple and delicious dish that is eaten on days of fasting in Maharashtra. This recipe also heralds the start of my participation in the Foodie Monday Bloghop. This is a group of talented bloggers who post recipes centered around a member-suggested

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Methkut Powder

Methkut | A Versatile Spice Powder from Maharashtra

Today, I am sharing the recipe for Methkut, a versatile spice powder from Maharashtra that can be savoured with plain rice and ghee as a complete meal, or then used to spice up vegetables, Ukad and the like. I first made Methkut several months ago when I needed it for Kolhapuri Bhadang,

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