Misal Pav

Misal Pav is a very popular breakfast  dish in Maharashtra. Misal is Usal topped with farsan & chopped onions served hot with pav/bread. Usually misal is made from matki/moth beans but I prefer making it with mixed sprouts.This is my version of making usal we prepare usal in two ways with & without coconut here I have posted the one without coconut .

for the usal
1 cup boiled sprouts
1 tomato chopped
1 onion chopped finely
1 .5tsp kashmiri chilli powder/as needed
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp hing/asafoetida
 1 tsp jaggery optional
a sprig of curry leaves
4-5 garlic crushed
1 tbsp oil.
salt to taste.

For the misal 
1 cup farsan/chivda/Mixed Mixture
1/2 chopped onion
Slice of lime as needed.

  • Heat oil in a vessel add cumin ,mustard seeds Once they crackle add curry leaves& hing.
  • Then add crushed garlic and fry for 2-3 min.
  • Then add chopped onions and fry over medium heat till soft & translucent.
  • Put the chopped tomatoes and fry till soft.
  • Mix in the chilli powder and all the powder masalas.
  • Mix the boiled sprouts ,salt, jaggery and add about 1/4-1/2  cup water and let it come to nice boil.
Assembling the misal.
Take the usal in a bowl /Plate ,top it with farsan & chopped onions .
Serve it with pav & slice of lime.

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  1. This looks yummmm........ Healthy and tasty too!!

  2. Tasty and spicy dush, love it to the core.

  3. Am inviting myself to ur place, cant resist to this misal pav.

  4. Another variety of rich breakfast...! Healthy recipe :)

  5. crunchy. munchy breakfast dear, looks nice...

  6. Misal with sprouts is making more healthy to this dish....looks so yum..

  7. Se ve muy delicioso y original su desayuno totalmente variado,abrazos

  8. Totally yum,looks so tempting

  9. tasty misal pav. Liked the usage of sprouts in it..

  10. It looks great dear.. :) I never tasted it before.. sounds interesting :)

  11. I ain't familiar with some of the ingredients but I do agree that its fantastic to start the day.

  12. wow wat a co incidence.. i too had done misal pav yday. in drafts .. will post soon..:) .
    urs looks good..

  13. Looks so tempting dear ..yummy !!

  14. Looks interesting and delicious!

  15. What an unusual dish! I had to look up farsan and chivda - didn't know what either of them were. Now that I know I have a much better idea of what this dish would taste like and all of the many textures. Just bought some Kashmiri chili powder so now I really all over this dish! Lovely!