Misal pav is a Mahashtrian snack. It is completely vegetarian and delicious. Misal pav is primarily a tangy mix of matki or peas. It is accompanied by a variety of toppings.
Cooking misal pav
- Half tablespoon mustard seeds
- 1 ½ tablespoon oil
- 1 tablespoon ginger paste
- 1 ½ tablespoon garlic paste
- Green peas 1 cup. The peas must be soaked and boiled.
- ½ tablespoon garam masala
- Green chili paste 1 tablespoon
- Coriander leaves 1 tablespoon
- Tamarind pulp 2 tablespoon
- Salt for taste
Ingredients for preparing the topping
- Green chutney 1 tablespoon
- Chopped onion 1 tablespoon
- Raw mango, chopped, 1 tablespoon
- Green chili, chopped, 1 piece
- Chaat masala 1 tablespoon
- Yellow chili powder 1 tablespoon
- Curds mixed with salt ½ cup
- Roasted peanuts 1 tablespoon
- 1 Cup Papri, Ghathia, Sev (Crispies), Optional
- Juice of half a Lemon
- 1 tablespoon Sweet/Meethi Chutney
- 1 tablespoon Fresh Coconut, Grated
- 2 tablespoon Nylon Sev
Method of preparation
- Heat oil.
- Add ginger paste, mustard seeds, green chili paste and garlic paste. Saute
- Add garam masala, tamarind pulp, salt, coriander leaves and salt. Mix the ingredients well.
Serving misal pav
- Put the misal or peas mix in a round cup and cover with a serving plate
- Turn the cup on its head
- Arrange ghathia, peanuts, sev and papri around the cup.
- Slowly take out the cup
- Add meethi chutney, green chutney, coconut, chopped onion, green chilies and raw mango over the misal.
- Sprinkle chaat masala, lemon juice and yellow chili powder
- Add curd and salt
- Serve with plain bread or toasted pav