Maharashtrian Food on the Occasion of Maharashtra Day at Magnum Opus and Bay Leaf Bistro - Reviewed!



Maharashtrian food is one of the most delicious, nutritious, balanced and enjoyable food of our tradition and culture. Since childhood, we have known it as “Gharcha Jevan” made with the magical recipes of our beloved mother. It’s time again to taste the Tempting , Tender , Tangy, Tantalizing , Terrific and interesting Maharashtrian cusine to relish the memories, or to give you a new experience.

On the occasion of Maharashtra Day, Magnum Opus and Bayleaf Bistro Restaurants have organized an exclusive Maharashtrian food spread from 29th April to 1 May with a specially curated menu.

Highlights the various Local Maharashtrian delicacies, keeping in mind both veg and non-veg lovers are-
  • Malvani kombdi tikka, 
  • Pandra Rassa 
  • Kothimbir Chi Wadi, 
  • Khamang, 
  • Tikhat Subj Kolhapuri, 
  • Veg. Maratha, 
  • Varan, 
  • Masala Bhaat
  • Amrakhand 

The whole place is decorated in a traditional way– Beautiful Rangoli adorns the entrance. Staff in ethnic attire is there to welcome patrons. Mahrashtrian food is available both in buffet and A La carte. Buffet is a mix of authentic traditional and international recipes. If one want anything particular dish they can order separately.

Staff greets you with a smile. They asked me for a drink and to beat the heat I opted for refreshing Kokam Sharbat. Next on the plate was hot, crunchy, crispy Kothimbir Chi Wadi. One of the best, I had in town! Highly recommended.

Tomato Saar was a great appetizer to pamper your hunger pangs! It was hot and spicy with strong flavours of kadhi patta, and red chilly.

Non Veg lovers can go for Malvani Kombdi Masala for starters. Chicken is perfectly marinated and grilled to perfection.


Main course had Bharli Wangi, Subz Kolhapuri, Veg Maratha and Sukkhi Bhendi with wheat butter roti.
Bharli Wangi was again a winner. Crushed peanuts and local masalas were adding flavours to it. I could not stop myself from eating more than my appetite.

Veg Maratha was a mix veg preparation in red gravy, bit on spicier side. Subz Kolhapuri, a mildly spice mixed veg dish was also good. It was a challenge for the Chef Amit Kumar for preparing Pandhara Rassa in veg and he fulfilled it. If anybody wants to have it, they can pre-order and relish the same rassa with vegetables.


Masale Bhaat, OMG! what flavours. Kaala masala especially was added to enhance flavours. Went well with varan, a simple tur dal with a tadka of ghee and asafoetida.


To end on a sweet note, Amrakhand, most awaited dessert was served. Rich, thick amrakhand with right amount of sweetness was surely a show stealer. It was garnished with dry-fruits for crunchiness.

Overall, a lunch worth visiting. Do not forget to make your Maharashtra day memorable this year with the scrumptious food and traditional ambience.

What: Maharashtra Food
Where: Magnum Opus and Bay Leaf Bistro, Pimple Saudagar
When: 29th April - 1st May 2016
Time: 11am-11pm



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