Misal Video by Tarla Dalal

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Misal is the most popular roadside snack, it is spicy and a filling snack. . Great for breakfast or an evening snack. . . Worth a try !

  

Recipe Description for Misal ( Roadside Recipe)

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method
For the misal masala

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and coconut and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth powder without using
  5. Any water. Keep aside.

For the misal

  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the prepared misal masala and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder and a little water (approx. 1 tbsp), mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the matki, safed vatana, moong and chawli sprouts and mix well.
  6. Add 2 cups of hot water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  8. Add the chilli powder, 1/2 cup of water and coriander, mix well and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving pour 1/4 of the misal in a serving bowl, sprinkle 2 tbsp of mixed farsaan,2 tbsp of batata poha, 2 tbsp of onions and 1 tbsp of coriander over it.
  2. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more servings.
  3. Serve immediately with laddi pavs and lemon wedges.