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Monday, December 10, 2012

Misal Pav for SNC Challenge ..



Divya Pramil of You too can cook indian food hosts a South Vs North challenge and i'm happy to announce that i'm a member of South Indian team.


According to December month's Southern vs Northern Challenge, we (Southern team) have to make this famous north indian dish "Misal pav", because Meena of Random Ramblings challenged us with this incredible north indian street food, while Sherin of Kuk's Kitchen challenged Northern team with famous south indian dish " Medhu Vada ".

This recipe serves 2 people and cooking time will be 30 minutes.




Ing for Misal Masala :

For masala paste :

Chopped onion : 1 cup
Garlic pods : 2
Chopped ginger : 1/4 Tspn
Chopped green chilli : 1
Chopped Tomato : 1 Cup
Shredded coconut : 2 Tspn
Vegetable oil : 1/2 Tspn


Method to prepare masala paste :

* Heat non-stick pan with a 1/2 Tspn of vegetable oil, now add onions,tomatoes,ginger,garlic,green chillies and continously saute it until all the ingridients turns soft,finally add shredded coconut and cook for 2 minutes in a low flame. Switch off the flame and keep it aside to cool.

* Now grind this mixture into a smooth paste.


Other ingridients :
Cumin seeds : 1/2 Tspn
Red chilli powder : 1/2 Tspn
Garam masala powder : 1/2 Tspn
Coriander powder : 1/2 Tspn
Dry mango powder : 1/2 Tspn
Salt : 1/2 Tspn ( According to your taste )
Vegetable oil : 2 Tspn

Water : 1 cup
Cooked peas : 1 cup

Method to prepare Misal :


* Heat vegetable oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds into it, and saute it for 30 seconds or until they turns brown.

* Now add red chilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,dry mango powder and fry in a low flame for 30 seconds.

* Add the grounded masala paste and saute it for few seconds,close the pan with a lid and cook in a low flame for 1 minutes. After 1 minute add water into it. ( Consistancy must be look like a gravy consistancy)

* Now add salt into it and cook for 2 to 3minutes.

* Finally add cooked peas into this mixture and bring it to boil ( This process takes 4 to 6 minutes ). Switch off the flame and keep it ready to serve.

Ingridients required to serve the misal pav :


Chopped onion : 1/4 cup
Chopped cilantro : 2 Tspn
Mixture : 2 Tspn
Pav : 4
Butter : 1 Tspn
Buns : 4

How to serve Misal Pav ?


* In a serving bowl add Misal masala and top it with a onion,cilantro and mixture.

* In a serving plate put the pav/buns ( I made whole wheat buns at home and used it) and top it with a butter.( Butter is optional here )

* Enjoy the North indian street side food "Misal Pav" at home.

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I'm going to link this street food recipe to  Misal pav challenge and also to Divya's South Vs North Challenge !




29 comments:

  1. Perfect post dear, clearly explained and well prepared :) Looks super delicious..Hope you enjoyed this :) Cheers :)
    Prawn Biryani / Eral Biryani - Using Pressure Cooker

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    1. Thanks Divya, We enjoyed it a lot :).. it was so tasty !

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  2. Great job! Good to know you made your own bread :)

    Sandhya

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  3. Perfectly made.. Looks delicious..

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  4. Delicious misal pav, you did very well.

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  5. Hi dear, first time here thru' our SNC... you are having such a lovely space... glad to follow u dear... n misal pav look tempting... hope u enjoyed it well... when u get time visit mine...
    Baby Corn Bajji
    VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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  6. hi shree first time to your blog and happy to follow you. i too made the pav bun dear. visit me in your spare time.

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  7. Very perfect...Looks very Tempting!!!

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  8. Misal pav tempts me here. Perfectly made it.

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  9. lovelyyyy looks so good and yummy

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  10. Hello shree. i dont know if we talked in snc but as u know i had gone absent for some time and now checking the posts.. u have made it very nicely and glad to know u liked it..
    did u use green peas or white ones here or the moth beans?

    pics r amazing here

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    1. Thankx Meena.
      I Have updated in snc google group.. :) I used Dry green peas, because i dont get dry white peas here..
      Taste was really yumm, we liked it.. :)

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  11. Super delicious misal pav.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2012/12/uzhunnu-vada-methu-vada-urad-dal-savory.html

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