Saturday, 5 May 2012

Misal Pav

misal pav

Misal pav is a famous street food of Maharashtra. Cooked sprouted dals also called ‘usal’ is served with chopped onion, sev, farsan on top of it along with pav bread is called misal pav or missal pav. It’s a very tasty food and if you don’t add sev or farsan over it, it’s a  low calorie food.
Recipe of misal pav
2 cups sprouted moong dal (green gram) and moth dal (matki/ brown gram)
2 onions- chopped
2 green chillies- slit
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 cup farsan
Coriander leaves- chopped
1/2 tsp rai (small mustard seeds)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
Few curry leaves
1 tbsp oil
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
Lemon juice
Lemon cut into slices
6-8 pav
1. Heat oil in a pan and add rai. When it splutters, add hing. Add curry leaves and half of the chopped onions. Sauté till onion turn light pink.
2. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies. Saute for 1 minute.
3. Add sprouted dals. Add coriander, turmeric, red chilli and cumin powders. Mix well.
4. Add 3 cups of water and salt. Bring it to boil.
5. Add garam masala and cook covered for 10-12 minutes.
6. To serve the misal pav, place ladleful of cooked dal or usal in a bowl. Sprinkle remaining onion, farsan over the dal. Pour lemon juice and coriander leaves over it.
7. Serve it with pav and lemon slices.

1 comment:

  1. Hey Kshipra, I love misal. This platter is mouthwatering.