Spicy Misal Pav is street food delicacy in Maharashtra.Tangy sour and spicy snack.
Nowadays, many office canteens serve it for breakfast.
Although it is street food, it is quite healthy.
Actually, a great way of having sprouts instead of making a cold salad.
Here, we serve spicy curry along with 'Pav' or 'Laadi' or Bun.You can buy buns from the market.However,I love baking them.Click here to make your own bun recipe.
This misal recipe consists of steamed 'Matki Usal' or moth beans and 'watane' white peas.
What do you serve with Misal Pav?
Serve it hot.Add a dash of lemon,chopped onions,some mixture farsan,poha/rice flakes for some vegan curry magic.
Those who love yogurt, even add some beaten curd and even potatoes.
You can find people relishing this spicy meal with drinks at Mumbai beaches.Both Juhu chowpatty and Girgaum chowpatty are filled with stalls full of street food.There are slight variations to this simple recipe depending on the place.For example, Puneri misal is slightly different from Kolhapuri which doesn't contain Poha or rice flakes.
Mamladar Misal served in and around Thane is much spicier
Dahi misal is served with yogurt to enhance its flavour.
You can enjoy this at any Jhunka Bhakar kendra.These food stalls were opened to help vendors from poor financial background.
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