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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 dish is garnished with farsan, onions, lemon and coriander before serving. I got the recipe from NDTV Cooks.

Ideally sprouted moth beans is used for making the usal. However you can use mixed sprouts as well. 

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Misal Pav
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 dish is garnished with farsan, onions, lemon and coriander before serving. I got the recipe from NDTV Cooks. Ideally sprouted moth bea
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Ingredients
For the Paste
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 onion Chopped
  • 1 cup tomato Chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut Grated
For the Gravy
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin coriander - powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon & clove powder
  • 3 cups Water - (or as required to adjust the consistency)
For the Usal
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 - 1/2 cups bean sprouts Steamed Moth - (or mixed sprouts)
  • 1 cup potato Boiled (cut into square pieces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon - clove powder
  • 1 lime Juice of
  • 3 cups Water - (or as required)
  • to taste Salt
For Garnishing
  • onion Chopped
  • Mix dry farsan / chivda
  • coriander Chopped
Servings
Ingredients
For the Paste
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 onion Chopped
  • 1 cup tomato Chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut Grated
For the Gravy
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin coriander - powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon & clove powder
  • 3 cups Water - (or as required to adjust the consistency)
For the Usal
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 - 1/2 cups bean sprouts Steamed Moth - (or mixed sprouts)
  • 1 cup potato Boiled (cut into square pieces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon - clove powder
  • 1 lime Juice of
  • 3 cups Water - (or as required)
  • to taste Salt
For Garnishing
  • onion Chopped
  • Mix dry farsan / chivda
  • coriander Chopped
Instructions
  1. For the Paste
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and chopped onion.
  4. Saute till the onion is transculent.
  5. Then add chopped tomatoes and grated coconut.
  6. Mix well and saute it for few minutes.
  7. Allow the mixture to cool.
  8. Grind it into smooth paste.
  9. To make the Gravy
  10. Heat oil in a pan.
  11. Add the ready paste into oil and saute it for 2 minutes.
  12. Then add salt, red chilly powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, cumin-coriander powder, clove-cinnamon powder and mix it.
  13. Then add water in it.
  14. Cook till the mixture starts leaving oil.
  15. Transfer it in a bowl and keep it aside.
  16. To make Usal
  17. Heat oil in a pan.
  18. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and asafoetida.
  19. Saute it for a minute.
  20. Then add soaked & boiled sprouts and potatoes. Mix it.
  21. Then add salt, turmeric powder, garam masala, clove-cinnamon powder and lime juice.
  22. Add water to it.
  23. Cook it for 8-10 minutes.
  24. Transfer it in a separate bowl.
  25. To make Misal
  26. Take a serving bowl.
  27. First pour ready usal in the bowl.
  28. Then pour the red gravy over it.
  29. Thereafter, add finely chopped onion, farsan to the mixture.
  30. Garnish it with chopped coriander. Serve it with pav and a slice of lemon
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