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Misal Pav

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Misal Pav is a common & much-loved Maharashtrian breakfast dish.
Misal Pav

Misal Pav is a very popular street food in Mumbai. A traditional Maharashtrian chaat dish, Misal Pav is made using moth beans, green gram and served with pav buns. Highly nutritious, they are generally served as a breakfast dish but these days they are served all round the day.

Misal Pav

Misal Pav

A vegetarian speciality, the dish is a complete dish by itself. For those who love spicy food, this is a must have. The dish is very similar to the iconic Pav Bhaji.

Misal Pav
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Misal Pav Recipe

Misal Pav is a common & much-loved Maharashtrian breakfast dish.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, Maharashtrian
Keyword: Breakfast, chaat, evening snack, misal pav

Ingredients for Misal Pav

  • 1 1/2 cup Moth Dal (Moth Beans) soaked and boiled
  • 1 1/2 cup Green Gram (Pachai Payaru) soaked and boiled
  • 1 cup Onions finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 packets Pav Buns
  • 1/2 cup Butter

For tempering:

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida Powder

For garnish:

  • handful Coriander Leaves chopped
  • handful Curry Leaves chopped
  • 1 cup Sev

How to make Misal Pav

  • Combine the moth dal and green gram in a bowl.
  • Lightly mash together and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Fry the mustard seeds for 30 seconds.
  • Add cumin seeds and fry for 15 to 20 seconds.
  • Add the onions and saute well.
  • Add turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and stir well.
  • Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and mix well.
  • Add asafoetida powder, salt, garam masala powder and 1 cup of water.
  • Bring to a boil and add the mashed moth dal and green gram mixture.
  • Simmer for a minute and remove from flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves.
  • Slice the pav buns in half.
  • Heat a tawa over medium flame.
  • Add a little butter and toast the pav buns until golden.
  • Place the buns on a plate along with a cup of the misal.
  • Sprinkle sev on top.
  • Serve at once.

Recipe Video

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1 comment

pranita January 19, 2019 - 2:53 pm

Beautiful recipe.


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