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21 Things All Marwadis Know To Be True

"Khamma ghani, ke sarla oar ke haal chaal?"

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1. Everybody knows the lyrics to "Ghoomar".

2. You prefer the term "calculative" to "Kanjoos Marwadi".

3. However, no matter how well the business is doing or how good your profit margins are, your parents will always say, "Peesa koni".

4. The extended families go on and on and on and on and on...

Your grandma had 11 children, your great grandma had 16, and you know someone who has had 21.
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Your grandma had 11 children, your great grandma had 16, and you know someone who has had 21.

5. ... Which is why you completely relate to this truth.

6. You play "Chaudhary" at every mehendi and sangeet.

7. You are obsessed with sweets...

8. ... Which is probably why one or both of your parents have diabetes.

9. You are never able to explain other Marwari dishes to your friends.

It’s never just about daal baati, churma and gatte ki sabzi. There's also the tikdas, tikdis, finarotis, finis, keriya sangris, thuddis, khichda, and kanji vada.
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It’s never just about daal baati, churma and gatte ki sabzi. There's also the tikdas, tikdis, finarotis, finis, keriya sangris, thuddis, khichda, and kanji vada.

10. Your ancestral houses probably look a little like this.

11. For some reason, people think you’re obsessed with these.

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12. If you ever skip a visit to your kuldevi or kuldevta, you'll be reminded of all the miracles they have worked for your family and be called ungrateful.

13. You’re puzzled when someone calls you Bhaniyo, Bhanki and asks you to bring them a Dholiyo, Maccho or grab something from their Goonjiya.

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14. The best part of family jeeman was eating ALL the food in your giant thaal.

15. You are a little superstitious.

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"My family can’t wear black because it may anger our goddess."

"We don’t put our children in cribs because they’ll die."

16. Bundiya and bhujiya are your go-to snack.

17. Your wedding trousseau will either be from Kolkata or Sardarsheher.

18. You have probably told your non-vegetarian friends about the paap they are committing at some point.

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19. Running out of papad in the house is an emergency situation.

20. Your wedding décor will look like this because your parents saved a lot of peesa.

21. And, "Thodo so oar ghee lele" is never just thodo so.

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