Maharasthrian Special Misal pav

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Maharasthrian Special Misal pav

Maharasthrian Special Misal pav

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 1
  • 6 nos pav buns

  • 1 tsp butter,some to taste(to roast pav)

  • 1/2 cups atki (moth beans) sprouted an steamed(for matki usal)

  • 2 nos onion (finely chopped for matki usal)

  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste(for matki usal)

  • 2 tbsp spice paste(for matki usal)

  • 1 tsp goda masala((maharasthrian special goda masala, if not getting use garam masala) for matki usal)

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder(for matki usal)

  • 1 sprig curry leaves(for matki usal)

  • 1/2 tsp mustard(for matki usal)

  • 1 pinch asafoetida(for matki usal)

  • 1 pinch salt some to taste(for matki usal)

  • 1-2 tsp oil some teaspoons

  • 1 nos chopped large onion(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 2 nos chopped tomatoes(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1/2 cups grated coconut(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 4-5 nos garlic cloves(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 2-3 nos ginger,some to taste(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 tsp red chilli powder(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 tsp coriander powder(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 tsp goda masala(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 pinch salt,some to taste(for kat/tarri (thin gravy))

  • 1 cups mixed farsan(to serve the misal pavu)

  • 1/2 cups poha chivda(to serve the misal pavu)

  • 1 nos finely chopped onion(to serve the misal pavu)

  • 1 sprig chopped coriander leaves(to serve the misal pavu)

  • 1 nos lemon(cut into small wedges to serve the misal pavu)


  • Tarri ( thin gravy):Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions and fry untill they become brown in color.
  • Add garlic and chopped ginger and fry for sometime.
  • Add the grated coconut and fry for 3-4 min unill it turns brown.
  • Add chopped tomates, coriander and cumin powder and fry untill the tomatoes get mashed.Cool the mixture completely ad grind to a very smooth paste. Keep 1 tbsp of this mixture to prepare usal.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add ground paste and fry again for few min and add red chilli powder,turmeric powder,goda masala an salt and fry for few min.
  • Add 2-3 cups of water and boil it for 8-10 min untill the oil starts floating up.
  • Add the chopped coriander leaves.
  • Makti Usal: To sprout Matki-soak the matki in very little water for 1 day or use a sprout maker to make sprouts.
  • Steam the matki with a pinch of salt for 10 min.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and crackle mustard seeds and add asafetida and curry leaves and fry for a min.Add chopped onions and fry untill they turn soft and add the ginger garlic paste and fry untill the raw smell goes away.
  • Add 2 tbsp pf spice paste as prepared above and saute for sometime.
  • Add the steamed beans fry for 2 min.
  • Add turmeric, red chilli powder and goda masala, salt and fry for sometime.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and cover it and cook for 5-8 min. The usal should not be watery but should have slight gravy.
  • NOTES to serve: * Roast the Pav buns on tawa by applying butter (Make sure they stay soft) * in a deep plate add 2 ladles of Matki Usal and pour 1 ladle of tarri on top of it.Now add the poha chivda and layer of mixed farsan on top of it.Finally add a layer of chopped onions and coriander leaves. Serve hot with roasted buns, bowl of kat/tarri and lemon wedges. Dip the pav in tarri and eat along with the mixed misal.