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Mumbai Misal Pav

Poonam Kothari
240 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Mumbai Misal Pav RECIPE

One of the famous recipe from Maharashtra. It's a whole meal, little spicy and is consumed with pav.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup of Mix sprouts like chana, moong, matki,chawli(soaked for at least 4hours).
  2. 2 onions,chopped
  3. 2 tomato, pureed
  4. 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  5. 3 tbsp oil
  6. 2 tbsp Red chilli powder
  7. 1/2 Tsp Haldi/ turmeric powder
  8. 1 & 1/2 Tsp dhania /coriander powder
  9. 1/4 Tsp hing powder
  10. 1/2 Tsp garam masala
  11. Salt to taste
  12. 2 potatoes, boiled
  13. 1\2 cup soaked poha
  14. 2 tbsp peanuts
  15. few curry leaves
  16. namkeen mixture
  17. 1 lemon
  18. Coriander leaves
  19. Ready made pav bread.


  1. Pressure cook sprouts take four whistles.Boil the potatoes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep pan, add jeera, hing , chopped onions &curry leaves.
  3. Add in ginger garlic & green chilly paste and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Then add in all spice powders.
  5. Add the tomato puree and cook for 5-6 minutes till it leaves oil.
  6. Then add the cooked sprouts and wait for it to blend with the spices.Check for salt.Switch off when it thickens.
  7. To prepare poha:
  8. In another pan fry a tsp of peanuts with some oil.Transfer to a plate.
  9. In the same oil add in jeera, mashed boiled potatoes, turmeric powder.
  10. Add soaked poha, salt and toss it well.
  11. Squeeze little lemon juice and switch off.Add the fried peanuts to it.
  12. How to serve:
  13. Take the misal gravy in a bowl.
  14. Add the poha-potato mix over it.
  15. Sprinkle chopped onion, coriander leaves &namkeen mixture.
  16. Squeeze lemon juice over it and serve it with buttered pav.

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sonam talwar
sonam talwar   May-12-2017

my favourite

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