A simple Maharashtrian dal recipe is perfect for days when you want to spend less time in the kitchen and yet have a delicious nutritious meal. Cooked toor dal is tempered with ghee, cumin, asafetida and red chillies and finished off with finely chopped fenugreek leaves and fresh coconut. Have it along with a mound of bhaat, a dollop of toop and some fiery Maharashtrianthecha.
The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet.
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra.
Prep Time : 26-30 minutes
Cook time : 16-20 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Easy
Taste : Mild
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