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Misal Pav

Menaga Sathia
15 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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Its a popular dish from maharastra.It consists of misal and pav.The dish is topped with sev, onion, lemon wedges&coriander leaves while serving.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Maharashtra
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. White/Green dry peas - 1/2 cup
  2. Garam Masala -1 tspn
  3. Red chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
  4. Pav bhaji masala - 1/2 tspn
  5. Ginger Garlic paste - 3/4 tspn
  6. Onion - 1 Big(Finely chopped)
  7. Tomato -1 big(Finely chopped)
  8. Jeera- 1/2 tspn
  9. Salt -to taste
  10. Oil - 1 tbsn
  11. For The Misal Pav
  12. Pav buns - 6
  13. Finely Chopped Onion - 1/2 cup
  14. Finely Chopped coriander leaves -1/2 cup
  15. Sev - 1/2 cup
  16. Lemon -1 diced


  1. *Soak the dry peas for 8 hrs OR overnight.
  2. *In a pressure cooker ,heat the oil,temper with jeera.Once it turns brown add the chopped onion.The onion turns transculent add GG paste.saute it well until the raw smell goes away.
  3. Next add the chopped tomato,saute it until it turns mushy.Then add all masala powders,saute it very well till the raw smell goes away.
  4. Now add salt +soaked peas+3 cups water.Pressur cook it upto 3-4 whistles.Once the pressure releases mash the gravy lightly and boil it for 5 mins.Switch off the flame.Misal is ready now.
  5. How to serve : Take the misal in a bowl/plate add the chopped onion,coriander leaves ,squeeze a few drops of lemon juice and finally top with sev.
  6. Serve the Misal with pav buns,chopped onion & coriander leaves,lemon wedges and sev.

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