Gudi Padwa is a joyous festival celebrated by Maharashtrians to mark the beginning of the New year. It is a time for family gatherings, festive decorations, and of course, delicious food. Food plays an essential role in the Gudi Padwa celebrations, and traditional dishes are an integral part of the festival. Here are some of the traditional dishes that are enjoyed during Gudi Padwa.
Puran Poli :-
Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread made with chana dal (split chickpeas) and jaggery (unrefined cane sugar). It is a staple dish during Gudi Padwa and is often served as a dessert or snack.
Shrikhand is a creamy dessert made from strained yogurt, sugar, and flavored with cardamom and saffron. It is a popular dessert during the celebration and is often served with poori (deep-fried flatbread)
Sabudana Khichdi :-
Sabudana Khichdi is a dish made from soaked and drained tapioca pearls (sago) that are stir-fried with peanuts, potatoes, and spices. It is a popular breakfast dish during Gudi Padwa and is often eaten with yogurt or coconut chutney.