Ganesh Chaturthi is not just about sweets and home decoration. The 10 days Maharashtrian festival is celebrated in a grand way. Apart from preparing modak and ladoos, every Maharashtrian cooks different dishes that are spicy and tasty. Serve special and traditional Maharashtrian recipes and celebrate the festive mood with delicacies.
Here are few famous Maharashtrian recipes that you can try at home and celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi.
Even if you are not a Madhuri Dixit fan, you can surely enjoy this fabulous dish of Kande Pohe this Ganesh Chaturthi.
The traditional Maharashtrian recipe is made with rice and Indian spices.
Onion rings/ kanda bhaji
Kanda is a marathi word for onion and bhaji means pakora (fried balls made with Bengal gram).
This typically Marathi recipe is loved by the 'Marathi Manoos'.
Batata Vada: This is a typical Maharashtrian snack that is popular worldwide. There is a famous song named after this fried snack. It is a snack in which a vada is placed between two pavs. Spicy chutneys are greased on the pav and a fried green chilli is given with it. It is spicy and is great to kill the sweet buds.
Kande Pohe: Made with beaten rice, this is a staple breakfast dish in Maharashtrian families. Kande Pohe is now a raging hit among the youth because it is a popular Marathi song. But apart from its musical connections, Kande Pohe owes its popularity to the eternal diva Madhuri Dixit. Even if you are not a Madhuri Dixit fan, you can surely enjoy this fabulous dish of Kande Pohe this Ganesh Chaturthi. Check out the recipe. Click here.
Masala Bhaat: This is a staple rice dish that is prepared in every household. The traditional Maharashtrian recipe is made with rice and Indian spices. You can easily lay your plate with this filling rice dish. Here is the traditional masala bhaat recipe that you can prepare in the typical Maharashtrian style to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. Click here.
Onion rings/ kanda bhaji: It is a famous evening snack that is made at home and also available in street stalls. If you go to any beach, half of the food stalls sell kanda bhaji. Kanda is a marathi word for onion and bhaji means pakora (fried balls made with Bengal gram). Check out the Maharashtrian snack recipe. Click here.
Channa Usal: In the festive season of the Ganapati festival, having a good time with family and friends is the best thing to celebrate. But Indian gatherings are incomplete without food. That is why, snacks like Channa Usal set the mood for a great evening of festivities. This typically Marathi recipe is loved by the 'Marathi Manoos'. Click here to read the recipe.
Which is your favourite Maharashtrian recipe?