Organic Moong Dal Misal



  • To make Usal for Misal Pan
  • Cook the sprouts and potato cubes in 600ml of water add salt and asafoetida while cooking. Pressure cook the dals/beans for 2-3 whistles. Remove from heat and let it cool and let the steam escape before opening the lid.
  • When beans are cooking you can prepare the tempering on the side.
  • Heat up one tbsp butter in a pan and add mustard seeds followed by one chopped green chilli and grated ginger.
  • Also add curry leaves and let them start crackling and now add chopped onion and saute them till light pink in color.
  • Add tomatoes, salt, red chilli powder, and kolhapuri masala (recipe link in recipe notes)
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes till tomatoes become pulpy.
  • Add tamarind paste and cooked sprout beans from the pressure cooker, mix everything well and finally finish with one more tablespoon of butter before serving it.
  • To assemble Misal Pav !
  • To serve usal first add a ladleful of misal in a bowl. Top with chopped onion, and chopped tomatoes and chopped green chilli.
  • Squeeze drops of lemon juice and sprinkle some farsan and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Finally top it with farsan and serve with pav or bread of your choice.

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