Traditional Ashadhi Ekadashi
Ashadhi Ekadashi is one of the most significant festivals in the Hindu culture and is celebrated on a grand scale by the Maharashtrians. The festival is generally celebrated in the months of June to July which falls in the rainy season. The auspicious period is known as Chaturmas and the devotees perform fasting on this day (Ashadhi Ekadashi). At our home we eat Varicha Bhat, Danyachi Amti, Upavasachi Batatyachi Bhaji. Here we bring you simple yet delicious Maharashtrian recipes for the forth coming Ashadhi Ekadashi festival.
Batata Bhaji or Potato Bhaji is an easy to make Maharashtrian dish mostly made during fasting days.
This Batatyachi Bhaji is a heavy and filling recipe seasoned with crushed peanuts and grated coconut.
The potatoes and peanuts add to its flavor and the seasoning adds to its aroma. Though an Upvas
Recipe, this batata bhaji doesn’t make you compromise on the taste.
Shengdanyachi Amti is a Maharashtrian peanut curry recipe often made during the fasting day of
Made using roasted groundnuts and coconut is an extremely easy and quick recipe.
Heavy and filling, this Peanut Amti is an excellent fasting companion that is also very delicious.
Every Marathi household’s fasting companion, this Peanut Curry a flavorsome dish loaded withgrated coconut.
So let’s get started with Shengdanyachi Amti recipe.
Sabudana Thalipeeth is an authentic Maharashtrian recipe that is ideal for those heavy fasting days.
Easy to make, this Sabudana Roti is a very yummy and filling dish.
This makes a great lunch box treat. This Sabudana Thalipeeth is definitely a healthy treat for all age groups.
So let’s get started with the Sabudana Thalipeeth Recipe:
Varicha Bhat is a traditional Maharastrian fasting food that is easy to cook and keeps hunger at bay. This
delicious Bhagar is made of samo seeds that has great amount of digestible fibers, high nutritional content
and excellent nourishment which make its very healthy and fit for all age groups.
Bhagar or Vari Tandul a traditional food for fasting. Specially on Ekadashi we all enjoy full meal of Vari Tandulcha bhat, Danyachi Amti, Upavasachi Batata Bhaji and Curd it all together taste awesome.
The Vrat Ke Chawal is made using very few ingredients and within minutes. So let’s get started with the Bhagar recipe;
Today I am preparing all the recipes. You just try this recipes and lets enjoy fasting.
Sabudana khichdi tastes so awesome. It’s soft and relishing.
Perfect blend of carbohydrates and proteins (peanuts) for the breakfast.
Sabudana khichdi is a permissible food for Hindu fasting and it’s easy to make at home.
This amazing dish finds its place in the menus of canteens, restaurants owing to the considerable popularity in Maharashtra.
Read the Maharashtrian style recipe for sabudana khichdi and make it perfectly!
Dudhi or Lauki also known as bottle gourd comes along with enormous nutritional value that helps in keeping our body fit and healthy.
Dudhi halwa comes with the loaded goodness of vitamins and minerals of Lauki and the divine taste of milk & ghee.
This Lauki halwa is an easy way of giving yourself a nutritional treat without compromising on the taste.
This quick and easy recipe is perfect for tricking your little one into eating their ever hated bottle gourd.
Sabudana vada is a traditional sabudana recipe for fasting.
Its crispy on the outside and has a soft inner portion.
Some prefer it with hot tea and some with green chutney and curd.
Owing to awesome taste, this Maharashtrian snack will make you stomach full and still you will want more. Learn the Maharashtrian Sabudana Vada recipe here.
Khajoor halwa very delicious, healthy and easy to make. Try, enjoy it.
Ratale kis is a Maharashtrian dish made of grated sweet potatoes. The name Ratale kis says it all, Ratale means Sweet Potato and Kis means grated in Marathi. Sweet potatoes are nutrition packed delicious root vegetable. Like most of the root vegetables, sweet potatoes too are very healthy and filling. They have cholesterol in them, thus making it one of the healthiest option for those trying to get healthier. Loaded with fiber and potassium, this is not only beneficial for weightbut also promotes healthy hair. This sweet potato sweet dish is easy to make and undoubtedly delicious.
Its widely believed that the fasting food is pale and tasteless but this Variche Thalipeeth is a mouth buster. Very delicious and flavorsome this thalipeeth is an absolute favorite of anyone who has tried it once. The crunchy peanuts give it a wonderful crunch where the chopped coriander gives it a fresh flavor. Crispy and tasty this Thalipeeth is made of Samo Rice flour, which is also called as “Bhagar” or “Varai” in Marathi.
Dudhi or Lauki, also known as Bottle Gourd is an extremely healthy vegetable loaded with vitamins and
minerals, such as, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A, C etc.
Though being such a healthy and tasty vegetable, kids run away at the sight of lauki/ dudhi.
So this Dudhi Kheer is an easy and effective way of helping your child eat lauki and benefit from all its nutrition.
This delicious and nutritious loki kheer is easy to make, and will soon become your regular dessert.
Elaichi shrikhand is popular in regions of Maharashtra.
This recipe doesnt need any introduction. Everyone knows this creamy sweet preparation.
The perfect marriage of aromatic cardamom with the creamy base of yogurt and sugar makes this dish truly ‘irresistable’.
Enjoy this heavenly tasting dessert with hot pooris.
Sabudana kheer is generally made during vrat or fasting days.
Sabudana kheer recipe has three basic ingredients – sabudana (tapioca pearls/ sago), milk and sugar.
You may also add cardamom and saffron strands to enhance colour and flavour.
We here share the Maharashtrian version of Sabudana kheer recipe.
Since it’s very easy to digest and light on tummy, it can be given to babies too i.e. porridge.
Sabudana is soft and creamy. Popularly known as ‘Javvarisi Payasam’ in South India.
Basundi with the fruity twist of mango gives you the yummy and delicious mango basundi.
When its season of mangoes, we try to include the king of fruits – ‘mango’ in almost every recipe.
Mango basundi is a seasonal dessert. Basundi naturally flavoured and coloured with the mango pulp is liked by everyone at home.
We use the mango pulp in this recipe. The garnishing with sliced dry fruits gives a perfect and luxurious look to the dish.
To make the mouthwatering mango basundi at home, read the full recipe here!