Maharashtra Day 2024: Famous street food of the state

Maharashtra Day 2024: Famous street food of the state

ET Online

May 1, 2024

Vada pav

Between a soft bread (pav) and a spicy potato dumpling (vada), there's fried green chili and garlic chutney.

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Pav Bhaji

A popular street dish in Maharashtra, pav bhaji is a spicy and buttery mixture of mashed vegetables cooked in a thick sauce made with tomatoes.

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Misal Pav

One of the most well-known street meals from Maharashtra is misal pav, which is renowned for its tart and spicy flavor. It is made out of misal, a hot curry made with farsan, chopped tomatoes, and sprouted lentils.

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Modak

Modak, the preferred dessert of Lord Ganesha, is a must-have at the Maharashtrian festival. These dumplings can be steamed or fried, and inside are sweetened concoctions of cardamom, jaggery, and grated coconut.

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Pani puri

A popular dish in Maharashtra and throughout India is pani puri. It has a blend of boiled potatoes and chickpeas with little, crispy, hollow puris filled with hot tamarind water.

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Fritters

In the monsoon season, its fame grows even greater. Served with tamarind sauce or green chutney, kanda bhaji is loved for its flavorful and crispy texture.

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Frankie

The Frankie, a well-known Mumbai, Maharashtra, local dish, is a wrap composed of a soft, thin roti or paratha stuffed with a range of fillings such chicken, mutton, paneer, or spiced veggies.

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Poha

Street cuisine from Maharashtra called poha is renowned for its flavorful and light texture. It is created using flattened rice that has been seasoned with green chilies, turmeric, and mustard seeds. Fresh coriander and a squeeze of lemon juice are frequently added as garnish.

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