Spicy Misal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For poha:
  • 1 cup - Poha (flaked or beaten rice)
  • 1 tbsp - Peanuts
  • 1/8 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • Lemon to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • For misal:
  • 1 cup - small variety matki (brown variety of kidney bean) (soak overnight)
  • 2 medium potatoes, boiled
  • 1/2 tsp - black maharashtrian masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - crushed Garlic
  • 1 tsp - crushed Ginger
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 4 cups - water
  • To serve:
  • 1 cup - Indian farsan mixture (chivda)
  • 1 cup - onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, cut into bits
  • 10 slices of plain bread

How to Make Spicy Misal

  • For poha:
  • Wash drain and allow the poha to soften for 15 mins.
  • Lightly fluff up with fingers to separate grains.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan, add peanuts and brown on low.
  • Add poha, salt, turmeric and stir gently.
  • Cover and allow to heat well. Stir once in between.
  • Add lemon, and toss to spread evenly. Keep aside.
  • For misal:
  • Chop potatoes into big pieces.
  • Wash, drain matki.
  • Boil the matki in plenty of water, till tender, but do not allow seed to burst.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • In one cup water, make paste of all masalas.
  • Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan, add ginger garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add masala paste and mix well. Add potatoes.
  • Stir fry till oil separates. Add boiled drained matki.
  • Add remaining 3 cups water. Allow to boil.
  • Simmer on low for 10- 15 mins till oil forms layer on top.
  • Add salt, lemon juice, and check seasoning, adjusting as required.
  • To serve:
  • In individual serving bowls, place a tbsp of poha on bottom.
  • Spread a tbsp of farsan over it.
  • Pour a ladle full of misal (stir while taking) over it.
  • Garnish with chopped onion, coriander, and a piece of lemon.
  • Serve hot with slices of plain bread.