Matki Misal

Matki Misal

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A spicy street food recipe straight from the streets of mumbai, the missal is basically a spicy sprouts preparation which is typically served with buttered pav. Learn the easy way for preparing the missal and enjoy it with chopped onions and lime juice as topping.

Matki Misal recipe - How to make Matki Misal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 servings
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For The Poha
1 cup beaten rice (poha)
1 tbsp peanuts
1/8 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
lemon juice to taste
1 tbsp oil

For Misal
1 cup matki (moath beans) , soaked overnight
2 medium potatoes , boiled and chopped
1/2 tsp goda masala
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp crushed ginger (adrak)
2 tsp lemon juice
3 tbsp oil

To Serve
1 cup mixed farsan
1 cup onions , finely chopped
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 lemon , cut into wedges
10 slices of bread

For the poha

    For the poha
  1. Wash the poha and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add peanuts and saute till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add the poha, salt, turmeric and mix well and cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  5. Keep aside.

For misal

    For misal
  1. Boil the matki in enough water till soft. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Combine the 2 goda masala, garam masala, chilli powder, salt , crushed garlic and ginger and blend in a mixer along with 1 cup water till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large and deep pan, add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add masala paste and mix well and add the potatoes and saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the boiled drained matki along with 3 cups water and bring to boil.
  6. Simmer on a slow flame for 10- 15 minutes or till oil forms layer on top.
  7. Add salt, lemon juice, mix well and keep aside.

For serving

    For serving
  1. Place a tbsp of poha in serving bowls and spread a tbsp of farsan over it.
  2. Pour a ladle full of misal and garnish with onions, coriander, and a piece of lemon.
  3. Serve hot with slices of plain bread.


 on 10 Sep 11 05:04 PM