Misal Pav| Maharashtrian Misal Pav Recipe

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Misal Pav is a popular dish from Mumbai, India. It consists of Misal, spicy gravy usually made by sprouted matki and served along with buns and topped with poha, farsan, chopped onion, tomatoes and lemon wedges. It is usually served as snack or street food.. It is a complete meal. To prepare misal commonly matki or moth beans are used but for more variation, sometimes whole green grams or chickpeas are also used.

 

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To serve maharashtrian misal pav recipe traditionally is first place the mooth in plate, after that pour the spicy red colored gravy on the top and garnish with poha, farsan, onion, coriander and lemon wedges. I love this curry … even you can use or serve this curry with steam rice… It is the best way to consume leftover curry.

 

Misal from Maharashtra, West India known for its high spice content and is particularly known as “Misal Pav”. There are different versions of Misal Pav such as Kolhapuri Misal, Nashik Misal, Khandeshi Misal, Nagpuri Misal and Puneri Misal, ; the first part indicating the regional-origin on the misal. Other types are Kalya Masalyachi Misal, Shev-misal, and Dahi (yoghurt) Misal.

 

Here is mine previous list of Indian Street Food April 2018 are

Aloo Tokri Chaat, Besan Bread Toast, Corn Tehri, Dabeli, Easy Shakarkandi Chaat, Fried Matar Chaat , Golgappe Cheese ChaatHare Chane ki ChaatItalian Papri PizzaJhal Muri , Kulhe Ki Chaat, Locho

 

 

Check our other snack recipe which are made by breads or buns but simple and tasty are Bread Pizza Cups, PizzaPinwheel, Burger Pizza, Enchiladas, Schezwan Fried Rice, Butter Pav Bhaji

 

What we needed to prepare misal pav at home,

For Misal Masala

2 Tbsp. Oil

1 Tsp. Ginger, Chopped

1 Medium Sized Onion, Finely Chopped

3-4 Garlic Cloves

1/2 Cup Coconut, Grated

2 Small Tomatoes, Chopped

1/4 Cup Water

1 Tsp. Garam Masala

1 Tsp. Turmeric Powder

2 Tbsp. Red Chili Powder

2 Tbsp. Coriander Leaves

 

For Misal Gravy

1/4 Cup Oil

1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds

2 Tbsps. Chili Powder

1 Cup Matki, Sprouted and Boiled

Salt to Taste

 

For Serving

1 Cup Kanda Poha

1 Cup Farsan

1/4 Cup Onion , Chopped

2 Tbsps. Coriander Leaves

8 Fresh Buns

Lemon Wedges

 

How to prepare misal pav at home:

Heat the oil in pan and fry the ginger and garlic, now add onion and saute few minutes till to golden. Now add grated coconut and saute few minutes. Add tomatoes and again cook till to soft. Add garam masala, turmeric powder and red chili powder and mix it. Transfer this mixture with coriander leaves and water into jar and grind till to paste. To prepare misal gravy, Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. When they starts splutter, add red chili powder and misal masala, salt and mix it. When Misal masala release the oil, add matki with water and cook for 15 minutes on medium flame. Add sugar if needed. To serve misal pav, Transfer the matki gravy into serving plate with farsan and kanda poha and served with buns.

 

 

 

 

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Misal Pav | Mumbai Misal Pav Recipe

Misal pav is a popular dish from Maharashtra, India. It consists of misal, a spicy curry usually made of sprouted moth beans and pav, a type of Indian bread roll. The final dish is topped with potato-chiwda mix, "farsan" or "sev", onions, lemon and coriander. It is usually served with buns toasted with butter. It is served as a breakfast dish, as a snack and also as a full meal.

Course Street Food
Cuisine Maharastrian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

For Misal Gravy

  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 2 Tbsps. Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Cup Matki Sprouts
  • Salt to Taste

For Topping

  • Kanda Poha
  • Farsan
  • Onion Chopped
  • Tomatoes Chopped
  • Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • Lemon Wedges
  • 8 Buns

For Misal Masala

  • 2 Tbsps. Oil
  • 1 Tsp. Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Medium Sized Onion Chopped
  • 2 Small Sized Tomatoes Diced
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Grated
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Garam Masala
  • 2 Tbsps. Red Chili Powder
  • 2 Tbsps. Coriander Leaves

Instructions

For Misal Masala

  1. Heat the oil in pan and fry the ginger and garlic, now add onion and saute few minutes till to golden. 

  2. Now add grated coconut and saute few minutes. Add tomatoes and again cook till to soft. Add garam masala, turmeric powder and red chili powder and mix it.

  3. Transfer this mixture with coriander leaves and water into jar and grind till to paste .

For Misal Gravy

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. When they starts splutter, add red chili powder and misal masala, salt and mix it.

  2. When Misal masala relase the oil, add matki with water and cook for 15 minutes on medium flame. Add sugar if needed.

For Kanda Poha

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Once the mustard seeds crackle, add onions, green chilies, turmeric powder, flattened rice, salt, sugar and lemon juice. Mix it well and keep aside.

How to Assemble

  1. Spicy Misal is ready to serve with pav and garnished with chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, farsaan, poha, coriander leaves and lemon wedges. 

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16 thoughts on “Misal Pav| Maharashtrian Misal Pav Recipe

  1. I have tasted misal at a Dhaba and loved it. I remember doing a lot of research before making it at home and loved it to the core. I love your version, it looks so good and absolutely yum…

  2. Next to Pav bhaji, Misal pav is one of our favorite fun food to eat. I have not tasted these as a street food yet, but make it often at home. Love your clicks and i am tempted to eat some now.

  3. Misal pav is my favorite street food from Mumbai and you have made it just perfectly. Love the spicy misal with soft pav.

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