Pithala is a traditional Maharashtrian dish made from besan (gram flour). It is a thick, flavorful curry prepared with besan, spices, and tempered with mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and other aromatic ingredients. Pithala is often enjoyed with bhakri (a type of flatbread) or rice. It is a popular comfort food in Maharashtra, known for its simplicity and delicious taste. Pithala is a comforting and satisfying dish that showcases the rich flavors of Maharashtrian cuisine.