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Easy Misal Pav Recipe

Misal Pav Recipe

Misal Pav Recipe is a much loved Maharashtrian curry, made of fresh potatoes, beans, sprouts and some mixed veggies. But the common way to prepare Misal Pav Recipe with moth beans followed by a thick gravy or which we called it a Rassa. There are several variations are made to this Misal Pav Recipe . Here, we would like to introduce you to two types of Misal Pav Recipe which are Puneri Misal Pav Recipe and Kolhapuri Misal Pav Recipe

Puneri Misal Pav Recipe is generally served with Poha used as a base with the matki followed by a Rassa. Whereas in the case of Kolhapuri Pav Recipe, the kolhapuri Pav Recipe is made without using Poha. Another important part is Puneri Pav Recipe is less spicy as compared to Kolhapuri Pav Recipe

The traditional version of Pav Recipe curry is always prepared with moth beans, but it can also be replaced with moong beans. Secondly, the curry is also made by using sprouts including moong, moth and peas.

how to make maharashtrian misal pav recipe

 with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular spicy dish from the western india which is made up of a spicy dish Pav Recipe served bread or pav. the uniqueness of this dish is with its topping and the spicy is topped with chivda mix, or sev or farsan. this spicy and lip-smacking dish is typically served for breakfast or as a snack which can be easily extended for lunch and dinner too.

there are several variations and with a different style of preparations to this spicy misal pav recipe within maharashtra state. in this recipe, i have tried to showcase the mumbai version but the other 2 popular versions are puneri misal (pune version) and kolhapuri misal (kolhapuri version). pune Pav Recipe is typically served with pohe or poha as its base with usal and topped with rassa.

whereas the kolhapur Pav Recipe does not pohe but is by far the spiciest of all versions. also, it is generally served with bread slice as compared to pav. further, the other variants include, upwas Misal Pav Recipe with potatoes and sabudana, dahi misal with a mild taste and the nasik Misal Pav Recipe which is typically served with pappad.

furthermore, some important tips, recommendations and serving ideas for spicy maharashtrian misal pav recipe. firstly, the traditional version of Misal Pav Recipe curry is always prepared with moth beans, but it can also be replaced with moong beans.

you can also use store-bought sprouted mung beans if you cannot find sprout moth beans. secondly, the curry can also be prepared with the combination of sprouts including, mung, peas, moth. this type of curry is known as Misal Pav Recipe  and tastes equally great. lastly, i personally like the thin version of the curry and i would recommend the same. the leftover thin version curry can also be served with steamed rice and with chapathi Misal Pav Recipe

Misal Pav is a traditional Maharashtrian snack recipe where sprouted legumes are cooked with spicy masala and is served with soft pav. It’s a great dish for breakfast and brunch and is healthy as well. Here is how to make Misal Pav at home.

Misal Pav has been a hot favourite on the bustling streets of Mumbai and other places in Maharashtra. You’ll find hordes of people appeasing their hunger pangs by feasting on this delicious snack by the side of the road.

Restaurants like Mamledar Misal in Thane, Mumbai, Aaswad or Kata Kirr in Pune have been serving this special dish for many years and are still going strong.

There is just something about Misal that helps you stay full and also satisfy all your street food cravings. Traditionally, Misal is a little on the spicier side and you’ll find different varieties of this snack being served in different regions.

Misal Pav Recipe

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  • 2 cup moth beans or matki or sprouts
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup dry coconut (crushed)
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli pwoder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • small piece jaggery
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 5 cup water
  • 2 cup farsan or mixture
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 6 pav
  • 1 lemon, quarter


  • Take a large pan, heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp jeera and few curry leaves.
  • Add ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala.
  • Saute on low flame till spices cooked completely.
  • Now add in the prepared masala paste and saute well.
  • Cook till the oil is released from masala paste.
  • Add in cooked matki, small piece jaggery and some salt. give a good mix.
  • Add 5 cup water and adjust consistency.
  • Cover and boil for 10 minutes or till misal are cooked completely.
  • Once the misal is cooked, oil starts to float indicating misal is ready.
  • In a serving plate, take matki usal to add some farsan over it.
  • Top the misal with chopped onions and coriander leaves
  • Now it’s the time to pour ladleful of kat or gravy from sides.
  • Serve misal with pav and lemon wedges making a complete misal pav recipe.

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