Puran Poli (a paratha stuffed with jaggery and dal), Aamti (masala
dal), and Alu chi Vadi (steamed arbi leaves, fried in an unusual sweet
and spicy masala) are the traditional Maharashtrian cuisines that are
served at the Pune restaurants for tourists and visitors. Pithla Bhakri,
Varan Bhat, Matki Ki Usal and Thali Pith are also popular in Pune.
Fruit is the theme for summer cuisines in Pune. There are varieties of
fruits available in Pune from tangy green to flamboyant orange to
delicate pink; the summer in Pune shows off the fruit in a glorious
splash of vibrant colour. For the Alphonso, May is the best time of the
year. Maharashtrian dessert amras is best made from the pulp of fresh
mangoes. Mango barfi, amrakhand (mango yogurt), mango poli, aam papad
are available throughout the year.
The Kayani Bakery
Kayani Bakery is one of the best-known bakeries in India. Brazil nut
and Ginger are very popular. But they are really famous for its
Strawberry variety. One has to stand a long queue for its products.
Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale
This shop is for their parcel of bhakarwadis. Shrikhand, pedhas and
modaks are also available here.