Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat Recipe

A quintessential Maharashtrian thali will have a serving of varan bhaat for sure. It is a simple homely preparation where in boiled rice is served with a seasoned lentil curry made from arahar or toor dal (split pigeon peas). A dollop of sajuk tup (homemade clarified butter) over the steaming hot varan bhaat with a lemon wedge and some chutney or pickle by the side , is a definition of happiness for a typical Maharashtrian like me. It is a comfort food for us and we have it almost daily. Varan b...

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