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Chakali – Maharashtrian Style

Ingredients: 1 cup Chakali Bhajani (Chakali Flour) 1 cup water 1 tsp Asafoetida Powder 2 tsp Sesame seeds ½ tsp Ajwain Seeds (Ajwain) 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder 1 tbsp Oil Salt to taste Oil for deep frying How to make … Continue reading

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Sev

Ingredients: 2 cups gram flour salt 1 teaspoons  1 1/2 teaspoons red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon asafetida powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoons crushed ajwain seeds (optional) oil, to deep fry Sev Press In a large bowl, mix together … Continue reading

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Gajar Halwa — Sweet made with fresh Carrots

Ingredients: Carrots – 6 (grated finely) Milk - 1 cups Sugar – 1 cup Khoya – 3 tsp (ricotta cheese) Almonds – 1/8 cup (chopped) Cardamoms – 5 (skinned and crushed fine) Pistachios – 2-3 (powdered) Ghee – 1/4 cup (clarified … Continue reading

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Pav Bhaji

Ingredients:   Potato medium size – 4 Cabbage chopped – 1 cup Cauliflower florets – 1 cup Green Peas, carrots, beans, corn (mix vegetables) -1 cup Beet root chopped – 1/4 cup Onions finely chopped – 2 Tomato finely chopped – … Continue reading

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Besan Ladoo – Sweet balls made with Chick Pea flour

Ingredients Ladoo Besan (Gram/ Chick Pea Flour): 2 Cups Pure Ghee (Clarified Butter): ¾ Cup Powdered Sugar: 1 Cup Elaichi (Cardamom) Powder: 2 tsp Milk: ¼ Cup Raisins, Almonds & Cashews as per required Procedure Heat ghee in a heavy … Continue reading

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Chana Masala

Chana Masala Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp canola oil or any oil 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp ground ginger 1 tsp garam masala 3 cardamom … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Potato Curry

Ingredients: 1. One Cauliflower approx. 2 lbs. — cut into small florets with hand or knife — wash and drain water. 2. Potato – 1 lb. — Peel the skin and cut into small pieces — generally smaller than florets … Continue reading

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Puran Poli — Sweet Bread

Puran Poli is a popular Marathi dish specially made during Holi, Diwali and Gudi Padwa. Ingredients: 2 cups chana dal, soaked in water for 4 hours 2 cups jiggery/sugar (adjust for sweetness) 2 cups refined flour 3 tbsp oil 1 … Continue reading

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Til Gul – Sweet Balls made from Seasame Seeds and Jaggery

This sweet is made during the festival of Sankranti in Maharashtra (State in India where main language is Marathi). Everyone distribute this sweet to the friends and families. While giving this food, they say “Til Gul Ghya ani God God Bola” which means “Please have this Til Gul and … Continue reading

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