Misal Pav

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture

Jul. 21, 2008

A favourite Maharashtrian snack sprouts cooked in a spicy masala and served with pav recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor.


Sprouted moong 1 Cup (16 tbs) (green beans)
Matki sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (moth beans)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 4
Onions 2 Large , finely chopped
Green chillies 2 , slit
Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
Cilantro 1 Tablespoon (For garnish)
Farsan 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Namkeen
Lemon wedges 4
Pav 8


1. Mix sprouts in a colander and wash under running water for a minute. Drain and keep aside.Heat oil in a pan, add asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves and half of the chopped onions. Sauté for a minute and add green chillies.

2. Add garlic paste and ginger paste. Stir well and sprinkle a little water. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and dhania-jeera powder. Mix well and add the sprouts. Add salt to taste and three cups of water. Bring to a boil.

3. Add garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves, keeping some for garnish. Cover and cook for ten to twelve minutes.

4. To serve: Pour a ladleful of cooked sprouts in a deep bowl. Sprinkle generously with farsan. Sprinkle remaining chopped onion, chopped coriander leaves and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Serve with lemon wedges and pav.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 677Calories from Fat 245

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 922 mg38.42%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet