Misal Pav
July 20, 2013

Misal pav is a traditional marathi dishmade with a spicy curry and topped with Sev, onions, lemon and coriander

Cuisine Indian
Serves 6
Method Stovetop
Difficulty Easy
Cook Time 1   hour(s)
  • Cuisine Indian
  • Serves 6
  • Method Stovetop
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Cook Time 1   hour(s)
tomato (large)
garlic cloves
medium size piece of ginger chopped
coriander leaves for garnish
garam masala
1   tablespoon
turmeric powder
1/2   teaspoon
jeera powder or cumin powder
1/2   teaspoon
coriander powder or dhania
1/2   teaspoon
red chilli powder
1.5   teaspoon
cooking oil
3   tablespoon
mustard seeds
1   teaspoon
cumin seeds or jeera
1   teaspoon
hing or asafetida powder
1/2   teaspoon
1/2   teaspoon
medium potatoes ( boiled)
mixed dry farsan
500   grams
150   grams
pohe chivada
2   cup
lemon( cut into wedges
pav or bread loaves

1. Chop the Tomato, Onion, ginger, green chillies.Add chopped Tomato, Onion , Garlic , Ginger, Coriander leaves, Garam masala, Turmeric powder, Cumin and Coriander Powder , Red Chili Powder & salt in the grinder. Grind it till it forms a paste.

2. Put pan on the stove, add oil. Once the pan is hot, add Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds , Asafetida powder, Turmeric ,Sugar and Garam masala in the pan.

3. Once cumin and mustard seeds start spluttering, add the ground paste in the pan.Saute it till it gets oily and then let the paste cook for about a minute.

4. Add boiled water into paste and stir continuously.

5. In a pressure cooker, add sprouts, pinch of salt ,turmeric powder and potato. Let it cook for 3 whistles (approximately 15 minutes)

6. Once the potatoes are cooked . Let them cool, then peel and mash boiled potatoes .

7. Add sprouts and mashed potatoes to already prepared gravy. Let it cook for approximately 5 minutes.

8. To serve misal pav: In a bowl add the poha chivda , dry mixed farsan (mixture) to it.

9. Add gravy to this dish and garnish with chopped onion and coriander leaves.

10. Now Misal is ready for serve .Serve it with lemon wedges and pau (bread) .