Here's a festival special Konkani sweet that you can try making during this period. Madgane or Mangane which is basically a Konkani chana dal kheer made in almost all Konkani households during this festive season.The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.