Maharashtrian Recipes

Our Maharashtrian Recipes section contains recipes of traditional Maharashtrian cuisine. Marathi food is characterized by the large variety of vegetables, fish and coconuts. Peanut is the main cooking medium in Maharashtrian Cuisine. Try our delectable Maharashtrian recipes.
Might seem like hot piping momos, but the ingredients of this Indian dish is far different from the world famous Asian snack. Quite popular during the Indian festival 'Ganesh Chaturthi', Jaggery, coconut and sugar are the main ingredients of this dish.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (38 votes)

This is a typical Maharastrian delicacy, made with thick curd. Garnished with Pistachios and Almonds, this dish is a favourite among all kids and adults. It is generally had after lunch, since it is not a very heavy and just right to satisfy your sweet tooth.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (33 votes)
Maharashtra is famous because of this one dish called Poha. It is generally eaten during breakfasts, it would be a perfect choice for all health freaks who value taste.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (60 votes)
Pani Puri
Call it Pani Puri, Puchka, Golgappa, Gupchup or whatever name you like, you can never have just one of this crispy, tangy, spicy snack. The Puris are stuffed with a filling of potatoes and spices. The stuffed Puri is then dipped into a tangy Pudina water before savoring it.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (93 votes)
Bhel Puri
In the mood for something spicy, crunchy and tangy to snack on in the evening? Then why not make some authentic bhel puri at home? Along with the all-important puffed rice, throw in some potatoes, add various spices, and drizzle some of that sweet-sour chutney, and your bhel puri is ready.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.7 / 10 (50 votes)
Onion Bhaji
Onion Bhaji is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Onion Bhaji by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Spicy Poha Salad
Spicy Poha Salad is a simple, yet delicious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Spicy Poha Salad by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Vada Pav

This is a typical maharastrian snack that is generally eaten to beat the 4 o'clock hunger pangs. The potato cutlet that is stuffed inside the Pav  is so delicious that you cannot stop with just one.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.1 / 10 (33 votes)
Puran Poli
This is one dish the Maharashtrians cannot do without, especially on festive occasions such as Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. The sweet take on a dal paratha, the puran poli is a flatbread stuffed with lentils cooked in jaggery.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (31 votes)
Batata Vada
Batata Vada are potatoes wrapped in Besan and fried into crispy balls. This Maharashtrian snack is generally relished with sauce, chutney or just anything under the sun.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (28 votes)
Sev Puri
Chaats are something which no one can resist and when the combination is of crunchy puris filled with boiled potato and curd, sprinkled with sev, it just tickles the taste buds. The perfect blend of various masala and tangy tamarind chutney will make you want it more and more.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (17 votes)
Paav Bhaji
Those who have been living in India for long can't get enough of this street side evening snack. If you are looking for a break from the usual sandwiches, Paav Bhaji is just for you.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.0 / 10 (36 votes)
Pedha is a popular Indian sweet. Learn how to make/ prepare Peda by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (12 votes)
Rice Chakli
Rice Chaklies are crunchy South-Indian snacks that are generally made during all festivals. The til seeds that are added to the batter lend a lovely taste in every bite of the chakli.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.5 / 10 (22 votes)
Prawns Koliwada
One of the most sought after starters, that is served at wedding and festivities, this spicy, crunchy, deep fried prawn dish is delectable on every standard.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (12 votes)
Maharashtrian Fish Gravy
The piquant fragrance of the Asafoetida powder concocted with the tang of the tamarind and fresh inclusion of the coconut milk makes this fish oriented dish a stand out in many parts of India. The subtle differences to the Kerala version is established through the spices included.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (11 votes)
Garlic Chutney
Indian food has been known for being rich in spices. Apart from trying the various gravies, one definitely needs to savor the tangy pickles to understand Indian cuisine better. One such highly recommended preparation is one made up of Garlic.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (12 votes)
Lonavala Chikki
Imagine the taste of jaggery, dry fruits and cardamom infusing into your mouth. Yummy isn't it? Then this Lonavala Chikki is a must-try for you.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (22 votes)
Bombay Halwa
Bombay Halwa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bombay Halwa by following this easy recipe.

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Ragda Patties
A combination snack made with thick ragda, potato patty and variety of spicy chutneys is a delightful experience to the taste buds in every sense of the phrase.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.4 / 10 (7 votes)
Dry Fruit Chikki
Chikkis usually remind us of those happy childhood days. Our craving would lead us to the local shop where we ended up buying these crunchy toffee-like sweets made of jaggery and nuts for dirt-cheap prices. Well, good news is, the same chikkis can be made at home. Like this.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Masala Puri
Masala Puri is very delicious. Learn how to make/prepare Masala Puri by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (8 votes)
Bharleli Vangi
Bharleli Vangi is a sweet and tangy Maharashtrian dish made with coconut and peanuts. Learn how to make Bharleli Vaangi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Choco Coconut Modak
Choco Coconut Modak is an interesting yummy choco-nutty variation of traditional modaks. Learn how to make/prepare Choco Coconut Modak by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 3.4 / 10 (11 votes)
Prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali, the Shankarpali is a staple Maharashtrian sweet dish. It's effortless and equally delicious, so much so that you can't stop at one.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.2 / 10 (10 votes)

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Maharashtrian Poha [5] Maharashtrian Snack [11]
Maharashtrian Sweet [10]