Monday, March 23, 2020

Misal Pav (Maharashtrian Misal Pav) in Instant Pot

Misal Pav is one of the most loved recipes in state of Maharashtra, India just like vada-pav. You
will find lot of restaurants selling it with Pav or bread. Here is the recipe.

I have posted a video on YouTube too. Here is the link.

Ingredients: 1. Sprouted Mataki (Whole moth beans): 2 Cups 2. Oil: 4-5 Tbsp. 3. Onion: 2 small (chopped) 4. Tomato: 1 Medium (chopped) 5. Goda Masala (replace it with Garam masala ): 2 Tspn 6. Asafoetida (Hing): 1/2 Tspn 7. Turmeric: 2 Tspn. 8. Mustard seeds: 11/2 Tspn 9. Cumin seeds: 2 Tspn. 10. Misala Masala: 6-7 Tbspn. (Check tips in the end) 11. Red Chilli Powder: 1-2 Tspn 12. Salt: To taste 13. Cilantro: Handful 14. Farsan: 1/2 cup 15. Nylon Shev: 3 Tbspn. 16. Yogurt: 2 Tbspn (Optional) 17. Pav: 2 (optional) Method: 1. Put instant pot on High saute mode. Wait till you see "HOT" sign on it. 2. Add oil and after couple of minutes add mustard seeds. It may take upto 2 minutes for the seeds to splutter. 3. Add Jeera and let it splutter too. 4. Add chopped onions, and pinch of salt. Saute till its translucent. 5. Add 1 Tspn red chilli powder. Saute. 6. Add chopped tomato. Saute. 7. Add asafoetida, turmeric and misal masala. 8. Add sprouted moth beans. 9. Add hot water and stir. 10. Add salt to taste. 11. Turn saute mode off. 12. Put the lid and valve to sealing. 13. Put instant pot on "Beans/chilli" mode for 20 min. 14. Let it release naturally. It took around 20min for that. 15. Take a bowl put beans, farsan in it. Top it with chopped onion, cilantro and shev. 16. You may put yogurt to cut the spiciness of the misal. 17. Relish it with Pav/ Bread. Tips: 1. You can use green whole moong if you have it. Just soak it for couple of hours in hot water and use it. 2. To make misal masala, use 7-8 roasted dry red chiiles + whole roasted garam masala (1Tej patta, 20 pepper corns, 12 cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, 1 star anise), grind it well and use it.

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