Misal is a very popular Maharashtrian delicacy. This dish can be had for breakfast or even be served as an evening snack.
Apart from the delectable flavors of the spices, this dish is also high on nutrition with the abundance of sprouts in it.
There are various versions of Misal throughout Maharashtra. One of the version is Kolhapuri Misal Pav and today’s recipe is yet another way of making the Misal.
The invention of the Instant pot has made my life absolutely easy. Misal is one among the many dishes that can be cooked to perfection in this wonder appliance 🙂
Here is the recipe for Misal – Instant pot method:
Video Link: Misal – Instant Pot Recipe
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Moth beans soaking time: overnight / 7-8 hours
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
Serves: 4 people
Sprouted moth beans – 1 big cup (about 2cups of beans)
Peanuts – 1 cup
Potato – 1 – cubed
Onions – 1 – chopped finely
Tomatoes – 1 – chopped finely
Green Chillies – 2 to 3
Ginger – 1/2 inch
Garlic cloves – 3
Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Red chilli Powder – 1.5 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon Powder – 1/4 tsp
Clove Powder – 1/4 tsp
Tamarind Paste – 1/2 tsp
Water – 2 to 2.5 cups
Salt – to taste
Chopped coriander leaves
Turn on the Instant pot in Sauté mode. Heat 2 tbsp of oil.
Sauté the chopped onions, green chillies and garlic till the onions are translucent.
Next, add the chopped tomatoes. Sauté for few minutes.
Now add all the spice powders and salt. Mix well.
Add 2 cups of water. Mix well.
Turn off the Instant pot. Blend the onion-tomato mix into a smooth pureé.
Turn on the Instant pot in Sauté mode and boil the onion-tomato mix for few minutes.
Now, add the sprouts, peanuts and potatoes. Mix well.
Turn off the Instant pot. Close the lid.
Cook on Manual (High Pressure) for 0 minutes Natural Pressure Release (NPR).
Serve hot topped with the ingredients mentioned under the ‘For serving’ section and pav bread 🙂