misal pav recipe | how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe

misal pav recipe | how to make maharashtrian misalpav recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular spicy dish from the western india which is made up of a spicy dish misal served bread or pav. the uniqueness of this dish is with its topping and the spicy misal is topped with chivda mix, or sev or farsan. this spicy and lip-smacking dish is typically served for breakfast or as a snack which can be easily extended for lunch and dinner too.
misal pav recipemisal pav recipe | how to make maharashtrian misalpav recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. there are several ways and variations to this spicy misal pav recipe in marathi cuisine. but the common way is to prepare it with moth beans which contribute to the thick gravy or matki usal and thin gravy which is also known as rassa. before serving, both the gravies are mixed as per the taste and preference and topped with besan farsan as a whole dish.

there are several variations and with a different style of preparations to this spicy misal pav recipe within maharashtra state. in this recipe, i have tried to showcase the mumbai version but the other 2 popular versions are puneri misal (pune version) and kolhapuri misal (kolhapuri version). pune misal pav is typically served with pohe or poha as its base with usal and topped with rassa. whereas the kolhapur misal pav does not pohe but is by far the spiciest of all versions. also, it is generally served with bread slice as compared to pav. further, the other variants include, upwas misal with potatoes and sabudana, dahi misal with a mild taste and the nasik misal which is typically served with pappad.

how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe

furthermore, some important tips, recommendations and serving ideas for spicy maharashtrian misal pav recipe. firstly, the traditional version of misal curry is always prepared with moth beans, but it can also be replaced with moong beans. you can also use store-bought sprouted mung beans if you cannot find sprout moth beans. secondly, the curry can also be prepared with the combination of sprouts including, mung, peas, moth. this type of curry is known as usal pav recipe and tastes equally great. lastly, i personally like the thin version of the curry and i would recommend the same. the leftover thin version curry can also be served with steamed rice and with chapathi/roti.

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misal pav recipe
misal pav recipe | how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: mumbai
Servings: 3 Servings
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for pressure cooking:
  • 2 cup moth beans / matki sprouts
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
for masala paste:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 inch ginger roughly chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup dry coconut / kopra
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • ¼ cup water
other ingredients:
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli pwoder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala / goda masala
  • small piece jaggery / gud
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 5 cup water
for serving
  • 2 cup farsan / mixture
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 6 pav
  • 1 lemon quarter
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp jeera and few curry leaves.

  2. also add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala.
  3. saute on low flame till spices turn aromatic.
  4. now add in prepared masala paste and saute well.
  5. cook till the oil is released from masala paste.
  6. add in cooked matki, small piece jaggery and ½ tsp salt. give a good mix.
  7. also add 5 cup water and adjust consistency.
  8. cover and boil for 10 minutes or till misal is cooked completely.
  9. once the misal is cooked, oil starts to float indicating misal is ready.
  10. in a serving plate, take matki usal add some farsan over it.
  11. top with chopped onions and coriander leaves over it.
  12. also pour ladleful of kat or gravy from sides.
  13. finally, serve misal with pav and lemon wedges making a complete misal pav recipe.

how to make misal pav recipe:

  1. firstly, in a pressure cooker take 2 cup sprouted moth beans / matki. to make sprouts, soak moth beans overnight and tie in a cloth for a day.
    misal pav recipe
  2. also add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp salt and 1 cup water.
    misal pav recipe
  3. pressure cook for a whistle or till matki turns soft. keep aside.
    misal pav recipe
  4. now prepare masala paste by heating 2 tsp oil and saute 2-inch ginger and 2 clove garlic.
    misal pav recipe
  5. also, saute 1 onion until it turns golden brown.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  6. add ¼ cup dry coconut and saute for a minute.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  7. also, saute 1 tomato until it turns soft.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  8. cool the mixture completely, and transfer to a blender.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  9. add ¼ cup water and blend to smooth paste. keep aside.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  10. further in a large kadai heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp jeera and few curry leaves.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  11. also add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  12. saute on low flame till spices turn aromatic.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  13. now add in prepared masala paste and saute well.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe
  14. cook till the oil is released from masala paste.
    misal pav recipe
  15. add in cooked matki, small piece jaggery and ½ tsp salt. give a good mix.
    misal pav recipe
  16. also, add 5 cup water and adjust consistency.
    misal pav recipe
  17. cover and boil for 10 minutes or till misal are cooked completely.
    misal pav recipe
  18. once the misal is cooked, oil starts to float indicating misal is ready.
    misal pav recipe

serving misal pav:

  1. in a serving plate, take matki usal add some farsan over it.
    misal pav recipe
  2. top with chopped onions and coriander leaves over it.
    misal pav recipe
  3. also, pour ladleful of kat or gravy from sides.
    misal pav recipe
  4. finally, serve misal with pav and lemon wedges making a complete misal pav recipe.
    how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe

notes:

  • firstly, to get authentic misal pav, add more oil and cook till oil floats on top.
  • also, i have prepared misal pav less spicy. however, increase the amount of chilli powder to make it spicier.
  • additionally, add farsan / mixture just before you serve. else it will not taste great and become soggy.
  • furthermore, you can also use a mixed combination of moong sprouts, peas sprouts, chole sprouts and bean sprouts.
  • finally, misal pav recipe tastes great when served slightly spicy and oily.
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