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Monday, April 22, 2013

Misal Pav


Misal pav is one of the famous street food in Maharashtra and can be found at every chat center. This misal is the combination of two curry. One is the kat or spicy gravy and other is the usal made with sprouts. Usually served with PavBread with lots of spicy mixture or mix farsan on the gravy. This was my one bookmarked recipe which I wanted to try to from long time. So here it is . Do try it and let me know your lovely comments

INGREDIENTS
To Make Gravy or Curry
  • Onion – 1 medium, sliced
  • Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil


To make Gravy Paste
  • Coconut – ¼ cup
  • Tumeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Dry red chillies – 4
  • Black peppercons - 10
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Green cardamom – 2
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds – 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1&1/2 tbsp

To Make Usal
  •  Sprouts (Moong or Matki) – 1 &1/2 cups (Soaked and boiled)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Boiled potato – 1 big, cubed
  • Cinnamon and cloves powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Tumeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Cilantro
  • Salt to taste

To Garnish
  • Onion, chopped
  • Mix dry farsan
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • Lemon juice


PREPARATION
To Make Gravy
  • Dry roast all the  ingredients under “ To Make Curry Paste” . keep it aside
  • Heat oil in the pan and add chopped onion and ginger garlic paste. Fry till onion become transparent.
  • Then add chopped tomato and sauté till soft.
  • Then grind sauted onion, ginger garlic paste and sauted tomato along with roasted ingredients to a smooth paste.
  • Heat some oil in the pan and fry the grounded paste till oil separates from the gravy.
  • Then add 2 cups of water. Mix well and bring it to boil. Adjust the salt and also spicyness.


To Make Usal
  • Heat oil in another pan and add ginger ginger paste and asafetida. Sauté for 1 minute.
  • Then add boiled sprouts and potato. Mix well.
  • Add tumeric powder, garam masala, cinnamon and cloves powder, lemon juice and salt.
  • Stir well and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro


To Assemble The Misal
  • Into a serving bowl. Add usal and pour gravy over it.
  • Thereafter add chopped onion, mix farsan and some lemonjuice and chopped cilantro.
  • Serve hot with pav and some extra lemon wedges.

2 comments:

  1. Love to finish that whole plate rite now,irresistible and seriously tempting.

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