22 Mouthwatering Maharashtrian Dishes We Absolutely Love!

The tempting Maharashtrian dishes that are a must try if you visit this place! The ascending order begins:

01. Aluvadi


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Aluvadi is made from colocasia leaves, which are first steamed, dipped in gram flour and fried! This is definitely a must and you would probably love it!
Want to try it out yourself? Recipe.

 

02. Aamti


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Amti is basically a plain soup kind of gravy that is very spicy, and it’s something you would only get in Maharashtra!
Wanna try how to make? Recipe.

 

03. Basundi


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This lip smacking sweet dish is heaven! Taste it and you will find yourself wanting for more!
Want to know how to make it? Recipe.

 

04. Bhakarwadi

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Wow. This snack will replace your daily artificial snacks that you keep munching! And you would find this in every Maharashtrian house!
Make it yourself at home and enjoy! Recipe.

 

05. Bharli Vangi


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Bharli Vangi means stuffed eggplants. If you are lucky enough to find good restaurants that serve this just like its made at home, then way to go!
Or else make it yourself! Recipe.

 

06. Chakli


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Another tasty snack which is native to Maharashtra and also Gujarat. You may get many variations in the taste and flavours.
You can try making at home, and it’s easy! Recipe.

 

07. Kothimbir Vadi


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Also known as coriander fritters. Awesome! It’s just bit better than the pakoras you eat!
Try this simple and easy dish! Recipe.

 

08. Misal Pav


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Hope you remember that this Maharashtrian snack won the title of ‘The Tastiest Vegetarian Snack’ in London. And if  you are a mumbaikar you would know where to head for it! Place.
Want to make it yourself? Recipe.

 

09. Modak


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It is something that is made at every Maharashtrian home, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It can be steamed or also fried and can be in many flavours too! Yumm!
Want to make it yourself? Recipe.

 

10. Pithale


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It’s a yumm side dish that is just so tasty, you can’t be without trying! It was famous in rural part of Maharashtra, but the urban side loves it too!
Or try to make yourself! Recipe.

 

11. Pav Bhaji


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Wow. Another yumm! Pav bhaji and your mouth starts watering!
Make it yourself! Recipe.

 

12. Poha


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You want to impress a Maharashtrian? Make them poha in breakfast and you win! This is their daily breakfast and the easiest to make!
Try making yourself someday! Recipe.

 

13. Puran Poli


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Made in every Maharashtrian home on the occasion of Diwali, is a sweet ‘roti’ is made out of jaggery and split peas.
Make yourself someday! Recipe.

14. Rassa


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The white one being ‘Pandhara Rassa‘ and the red one being ‘Tambada Rassa‘. It is famous in Kolhapur city, they are known for their spicy mutton dishes!
Want to make yourself? Recipe.

 

15. Sabudana Khichdi


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It is made by every hindu mother when they have kept a fast! Tasty and awesome dish, which is a definite try!
Make it yourself too, and you will love it! Recipe.

 

16. Sabudana Vada


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It’s a mouthwatering snack! And I can’t describe more! Just don’t forget to taste it!
Why not make yourself someday? Recipe.

 

17. Shankarparli


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A sweet and savouring Maharashtrian snack! Made especially in Diwali by every mother!
Try making yourself too! Recipe.

 

18. Solkadhi


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It’s a curry made out of kokum and one can drink it or also have it alongside rice.
Make it yourself! Recipe.

 

19. Shrikhand


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Another sweet dish that is too tasty  to resist! One may find it in many flavours, but the famous one is mango flavoured one.
Want to know how it is made? Recipe.

 

20. Thalipeeth


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It is a traditional flat bread of Maharashtrians especially had in breakfast.
Why don’t you make it for your breakfast someday? Recipe.

 

21. Tilgul


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Tilgul or til ladoos are must in every Maharashtrian home. It is made during Makar Sankranti.
Treat yourself with these awesome laddoos! Recipe.

 

22. Vada Pav


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Last but not the least, and the most important of all, is Vada Pav. You can miss anything in the state but not at all leaving the state without eating Vada Pav.
Want to know how this awesome snack is made? Recipe.

Your Menstruation Says A Lot About Your Health!

01. Colour Does Matter!


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The colour of the blood indicates the Estrogen level in your body! If it’s dark, it means it’s high and if it’s light coloured then your Estrogen level is very low!

02. Did You Keep A Track Of Frequencies?


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The frequency does matter. If a month you notice a delay in your cycle, be worried it may be due to stress, and your body is overloaded.

 

03. You Always Have Light Flow?


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If you always notice a low or less flow, you are suffering from Iron, intake more and the flow will be like before.

 

04. Did Your Periods Suddenly Stop?


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If your periods stops suddenly, DO WORRY! You really need to pay at your daily nutrient intake and keeping your body fit and healthy.

 

05. Did You Bleed Even AFter Your Days?


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You probably must be on birth control pill, get in touch with your gynae.

06. Too Much Pain In Lower Abdomen?


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It’s not like you always experience a pain on your days! Nope, it’s not common at all! If you suffer from too much pain in lower abdomen, might be suffering from Endometriosis.

12 Reasons To Start Sleeping Naked!

01. It’s Comfortable To Sleep Naked, Isn’t It?


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Isn’t is comfortable to sleep naked? Without getting messed up in clothes and feeling too tight and uneasy? Don’t you hate this feeling? That’s why you should start sleeping naked to avoid that feeling!

 

02. It Gives You A Better Boost To Get Ready!


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When you sleep with your clothes on and you get up feeling too bored of getting fresh, this is one strategy that will help you with that feeling. Sleep naked, so that you get freshen up soon and get ready for the day!

 

03. Helps You In Developing Relationship!


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Indeed! If you sleep naked with your partner it would help you in developing a very active sexual life and then you automatically be more happier!

 

04. It Will Strengthen Your Emotional Bond!


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Sleeping naked will help improve your emotional bond together. And there’s no doubt in it! You would notice a deep closeness with each other.

 

05. Why You Have A Bad Mood In Morning?


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When we sleep, our body produces cortisol but because of clothes the body temperature rises and the regulation of cortisol is disturbed. That is why after we get up in the morning we can experience a rise in temperature that leads to bad mood, junk food cravings and anxiety.

 

06. It Prevents Ageing!


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When you sleep naked, the body produces growth hormones and melatonin, which helps you in looking younger and not dull and lazy! It helps in making the process of ageing slow down.

 

07. You Will Never Experience Insomnia!


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Sleep naked and you will never be concerned of your dark circles! Whenever you feel insomniac just remove your clothes and count to 100, you will be asleep!

 

08. Now You Can Be More Slimmer!


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Want to get rid off that belly fat? Now you have a very good solution! Sleep Naked!

 

09. You Will Have Much Healthier Skin!


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Let your skin air out, obviously your skin needs to breathe too! You will experience that goodness in your skin just after few naked sleeps! Haha!

 

10. No More Skin Diseases!


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Now you may not at all experience any skin allergies, rashes and itches! Sleeping naked airs out your skin and keeps it more healthy, therefore no skin diseases.

 

11. Will Save You From Type 2 Diabetes!


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Yay! Sleeping naked will now save you from this lifelong disease! Also being active all around the day will do more good.

 

12. Keep Your Sex Organs Active & Healthy!

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It helps in keeping a man’s testes cooler and helps in improving sperm count. Where as in females, the vagina tends to built up bacteria when worn clothes, and sleeping naked will help prevent it. And you become more active!

17 Saudi Arabia Women Elected For Office!

Total 979 women candidates and 130,637 women voters registered to participate in the election, according to Saudi election officials.

The last Saturday election, elected 17 women to work in public office in Saudi Arabia. Which is truly outstanding! Yes, Saudi Arabia, a male dominant country now sets an example that they are giving women a chance too.


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Salma al-Oteibi in the Mecca region, Lama al-Suleiman and Rasha Hufaithi in Jeddah, Hanouf al-Hazimi in Al Jouf province, and Sanaa al-Hammam and Masoumah Abdelreda in the Ahsa region were the excellent winners. 

Women were first allowed to vote in the year 2005, according to Human Rights Watch.

The late King Abdullah, who died in January, issued a decree in 2011 ordering that women be allowed to vote in municipal elections and stand as candidates.

 

Woah.

Read more about it here.

08 Oldest Irani Joints In Mumbai You Must Eat At!

The list of oldest Irani joints in the city according to their year:

 

01. Kyani & Company

It was established in the year 1904, is the oldest Irani joint in the city. It resides opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines.


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  • One can still spot those checkered table cloth’s, wooden chairs and probably many senior citizens. It’s always full! They have separate section for families.
  • Most frequent order being ‘Bun-Maska & Elaichi-Laden Chai‘ which this place is famous for.
  • Another must try is ‘Masoor Dal‘, ‘Sweet Lassi‘ and ‘Chicken Biryani‘.
  • Did you forget the famous ‘Shrew Berry Biscuits’? Parcel it!
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 300/-

 

02. Sassanian Boulangerie

It was established in the year 1913 by K.R.Sassanian who was a high class baker and caterer during the time. This place resides at 98, Marine View, Dhobi Talao, Marine Lines. 


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  • The famous of all being ‘Mutton Cutlets‘, ‘Khari Biscuits‘ &’Plum Cakes‘, which will leave you asking for more.
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 300/-

 

03. B. Merwan & Company

Boman Merwan and Company was established in the year 1913. It resides at Ali Bhai Remji Road, Opposite Grant Road East Station. 


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  • Opens up at literally 05:30 am and most of the cakes get over by 11:00 am.
  • The famous being the ‘Mawa Cakes‘, ‘Mawa Samosas‘ & ‘Walnut Cakes‘.
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 200/-

 

04. Britannia & Company

It was established in the year 1923. It resides at 11 Sprott Road, Ballard Estate, Opposite New Customs House, Fort.


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  • Starts at 12:00 pm and only upto 04:00 pm! So better make it quick!
  • Known especially for its ‘Berry Pulao‘ in which the sweet & sour berries are exported all the way from Iran.
  • Beware that you don’t have a fight with the management!
  • Cost for two is Rs. 500/-

 

05. Koolar & Company

It was established in the year 1932 and resides at 541, Noor Mahal, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Kings Circle, Matunga.


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  • A great place for tea time snacks.
  • Very hungry? You should try ‘The Wrestler Omelette‘ & ‘Black Tea
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 200/-

 

06. Cafe Military

Established in the year 1952. Cafe Millitary resides at Ali Chamber, Tamarind Lane, Fort. 


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  • This cafe will highlight typical Irani decor that is walls covered by mirrors.
  • Must try are ‘Kheema‘, ‘Akuri‘ and ‘Caramel Custard‘.
  • Cost for two is Rs. 200/-

 

07. Yazdani Bakery

This bakery was established in the year 1955 and it resides at Fountain Akbar Ally, Saint Thomas Cathedral, Cawasji Patel Street, Fort.


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  • The owner of this bakery is Rashid Zend.
  • Do come here to parcel ‘Multigrain Bread‘.
  • Their famous being ‘Apple Pie‘, ‘Ginger & Oatmeal Raisin Cookies‘ and ‘Twisted Khari‘.
  • Th cost for two is Rs. 150/-

 

08. Ideal Corner

Ideal Corner was established in 1985 and it resides at 12 F/G, Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort.


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  • It remains close only on Mondays. And remains open on rest of the days from 09:00 am till 04:30 pm.
  • The menu changes every day. But the snacks remain constant!
  • The famous being ‘Chicken Brabourne‘ that they cook in Beer. Be sure to try!
  • Cost for two is Rs. 300/-

 

If you are a Mumbaikar, surely you must know atleast three of them!

5 Food You Should Keep Your Dog Away From!

01. Alcohol


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It can lead to vomiting or even death because of intoxication.

 

02. Avocado


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A dog loves avocado’s but try to keep it away from them. Avocado contains ‘Persin’ which is very harmful for dogs and causes breathing difficulties.

 

03. Chocolate


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Chocolate too contains caffeine which can cause a dog to vomit or suffer from diarrhea and irregular heartbeat.

 

04. Grapes & Raisins


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While it seems delicious to you make sure you don’t feed your dog this! It can result in kidney failure.

 

05. Onion


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If given to dog, it can damage red blood cells and it is not at all a good option.

 

Read more about Dogs:

13 Food You Should Be Giving Your Dog! 

26 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Dog!

13 Misconceptions About Indians!

01. Climate is Not Always Hot!


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First of all, let me tell you foreigners, India just doesn’t only have hot climate every time! We have many beautiful hill stations that even you can’t forget! And we too experience snowfall in the north!

 

02. We All Don’t Live In Villages!


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Not every Indian lives in huts and villages! We too have towers and beautiful architecture in our country. Hope you know the world’s most beautiful monument is in our country!

 

03. We All Don’t Drink Tea!


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Not all Indians drink tea at home every morning. Though we love drinking tea from a tea stall known as ‘tapri’ in our slang language. We also are aware of cappuccino’s, smoothies, mock-tails, cocktails etc,.Okay?

 

04. We Don’t Just Cook Spicy Food!


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Please. India is known to have number of cuisines, from spicy to sweet! You name it, you have it! Every state has different cuisine. And we just don’t serve ‘spicy food’ everywhere. And it is a fact; If you eat spicy food you won’t die early.

 

05. Not All Of Us Are Vegetarian!


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Not all of us are vegetarians. We crave for non-veg cuisines too, and India is known to have too many places that serves mouth watering non-veg dishes. And even you couldn’t stop yourself from eating it next time.

 

06. Every Indian Is Not Hindu!


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Though the majority of people living in India is of Hindus, that doesn’t mean all Indians are Hindus! There are many more castes living here together in a community and are happy.

 

07. We All Don’t Dance & Sing!


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India is known for its classical dances and classical singing, but not all of us can do it. We also are aware about different genres! We Indians do have people who know Contemporary to Hip-Hop to Jive or Salsa! And we just don’t stick to playing Harmonium, we also have awesome well known Musicians!

 

08. Not All Of Us Know To Do Yoga!

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Yes, India is known for yoga that doesn’t mean we all can do it. Yes, Not all Indians know how to perform yoga. Mostly people here find it easy to jump in a gym!

 

09. Not All Of Us Have Dark Complexion!


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We are all not dark or tan skinned! Okay? We have a wheatish complexion, which is not dark. And if you know, nowadays Indian complexion is what most people demand!

 

10. We All Don’t Wear Sari!


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Not all Indian females wear sari! Please! Most of the teenage girls now doesn’t even know how to drape a sari! That is only for occasions. We do wear and love western outfits.

 

11. There Is No Language Called Indian!


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India is known to have 122 officially known languages. India lost almost 220 languages in the last 50 years! In India not everyone can speak Hindi! You may visit South India and notice it yourself, they would rather understand only English and their local language. And we can speak awesome English!

 

12. We Are Not All Poor!


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We all are not poor neither all of us are beggars. Most of the Indians possess good jobs and skills and live in a good house.

 

13. We Do Not Keep Wobbling Our Head!

Try it out yourself! How dumb will it look especially when someone is asking you questions? Will you just keep shaking your head for no reasons? Obviously, even we would not! So ask your questions precisely and we do not wobble our head!

 

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