Maharashtrian Style Misal Pav Recipe

June 21, 2017 19:22
Maharashtrian Style Misal Pav Recipe

Maharashtrian Style Misal Pav Recipe:- Misal Pav is one of the popular Maharashtrian breakfast or brunch recipes. Misal is a spicy dish often made with sprouted beans or mixed sprouts. Misal is topped with sprouts. Misal is topped with chopped raw onions, a dash of lemon juice and served with pav. It is a delicious and wholesome meal.

Preparation Time: 15 min; Cooking Time: 25 min; Servings: 2-3


For The Misal Masala

- 1 tbsp oil

- 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions

- 1/4 cup grated dry coconut (kopra)

- 2 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds

- 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

- 3 cloves (laung / lavang)

- 3 peppercorns (kalimirch)

- 25 mm stick cinnamon (dalchini)

- 2 whole dry kashmiri red chilies

- 3 garlic (lehsun) cloves

For The Misal

- 3 tbsp oil

- 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

 1/4 cup finely chopped onions

- 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes

- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

- 1/2 cup matki (moath beans) sprouts

- 1/2 cup dried white peas sprouts(safed vatana)

- 1/2 cup moong (whole green gram) sprouts

- 2 tbsp chawli (cow pea / lobhia) sprouts

- 1 1/2 tsp chili powder

- 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

- salt to taste

For Serving

- 1/2 cup mixed farsaan( easily available in the market)

- 1/2 cup potatoes

- 1/2 cup finely chopped onions

- 4 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

- 8 ladi pav

- 4 lemon wedges


For the Misal masala

1. Heat oil in a broad non-stick pan, add onions and coconut and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.

2. Add all the remaining ingredients and saute on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.

3. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool completely and once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth powder without using any water.

For the Misal

4. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds and when the seeds crackle, add onions and saute on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.

5. Add prepared Misal masala and saute on a medium flame for 1 minute.

6. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder and a little water (approx. 1 tbsp), mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes and stir occasionally.

7. Add matki, white peas, moong and chawli sprouts and mix it well.

8. Add 2 cups of hot water and salt, mix it well and pressure cook for 15 min and allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

9. Add chili powder, 1/2 cup of water and coriander, mix it well and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on a low flame and stir occasionally.

How to proceed

10. Just before serving pour 1/4 of the Misal in a serving bowl, sprinkle 2 tbsp of mixed farsaan, 2 tbsp of onions and 1 tbsp of coriander over it.

11. Serve it with ladi pav and lemon wedges.

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