Thursday, March 29, 2012

Misal~Sprouted Beans

Misal  is an authentic Maharashtrian dish , from the state of Maharashtra in India. food snack.It is a spicy dish and is enjoyed with bread.


Misal (Sprouted Beans)




Ingredients:
250 gm matki or moth beans sprouted and steamed
100 gm mung beans (green gram) sprouted  and steamed
1 medium onion chopped
1 medium tomato chopped
4 tbsp grated coconut
3 to 4 cloves of  garlic chopped finely
1 tsp ginger green chilies paste
2 tsp garam masla powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 lemon juice
4 tbsp oil
1/2 cup hot mix (Chivda)or spicy wafers
1 loaf of bread slices or dinner buns


Method:
Buy  ready sprouted beans  (available in Indian grocery stores) or easy way to sprout is to soak them in equal quantity of water  overnight,next day the beans would have sprouted. After the beans is sprouted, take in a medium container and add water,1 tsp salt and microwave for about 10 minutes to steam the beans.


Method:
1. Heat a pan, add the grated coconut and cook on low heat ,careful not burn the coconut.Keep stirring for 2 to 3 minutes  till the coconut turns lightly brown.Remove from pan and keep aside in a bowl. In the same pan,heat oil,add onions.Allow onions to turn golden brown,add in the tomatoes,garlic and ginger green chilies.Cook for another 10 minutes.Close burner.On cooling put the onion mixture and coconut in a blender .Add1/4 cup water to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
2. For tempering : Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds ,mustard seeds.Add in onion  paste, stir on medium heat ,till oil leaves the sides of the pan. Add in salt,red chili powder and garam  masala powder.Add the sprouted and steamed beans  and continue cooking  for 5 to 6 minutes on medium heat.Add 1 cup water to the lentils and allow them to boil for another 10 to 15 minutes.
Serve prepared misal dish  with chopped onions,tomatoes,hot mix mixture/ spicy wafers  and bread.

10 comments:

  1. Hey Viya all your recipes I tried turned out to be great...barring their looks:) Yours look perfect!

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  2. This looks delicious..great recipe dear!!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  3. Hey I love misal..thanks for sharing

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  4. Very delicious, looks superb..

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  5. Awesome & mouthwatering, I love misal!! Looks very flavorful.

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  6. luks really delicious...iam impressed..vl try this.
    Maha

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    this dish is new to me, looks healthy and delicious!!!
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  9. Healthy dish. would be nice with chapathis...

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