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Chirote – How to make Chirotes

Chirote - Maharashtrian Sweet

  Chirote is a popular Maharashtrian sweet made especially on Diwali. It is a fried layered pastry that which can be made in two ways. It is either dipped in cardamom flavoured sugar syrup or dusted generously with powdered sugar. …

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Poha Chivda / Thin Poha Chivda – A Diwali Recipe

Poha Chivda / Thin Poha Chivda – A Diwali Recipe Diwali is round the corner and I am sure everyone would be busy preparing Diwali sweets at home Poha Chivda is a very common and popular crunchy Diwali snack in …

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Magaj (Besan Burfi)

  Magaj (Besan Burfi) Today is Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayak Chaturthi), birthday of Lord Ganesh. This festival is celebrated for about 5, 7,10 or 21 days and on a large scale in Maharashtra. The idol of Lord Ganesh is worshipped. People …

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Tilgul – How to make Tilgul for Makar Sankrant

Tilgul   Tilgul is a sweet that is made in Maharashtra on Makar Sankranti, a festival which generally falls on January 14 every year. It is prepared by mixing sesame seeds and jaggery. Sesame seeds are called as Til and …

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Ukadiche Modak

Ukadiche Modak Modaks are generally prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi or Sankasthi which is a festival of Lord Ganesh. It is believed that Ganpati Bappa loves modaks and hence they offered to to him during these festivals. Ganesh Chaturthi is a …

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Chakali (Muruku)

Chakali (Muruku) — Diwali Faral Chakali as its callled in Marathi, is essentially a spicy dish made during Diwali along with other sweets.  It is an integral part of Diwali faral and is very popular. It is traditionally made from …

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