Misal Pav (Mumbai Version)

Aaj Pakao Misal Mix – 1 Packet

5 tsp oil
2-inch ginger (roughly chopped)
1 onion (finely chopped)
2 clove garlic
¼ cup dry coconut / kopra
1 tomato (finely chopped)
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp jeera / cumin
Few curry leaves
1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala / goda masala
Small piece jaggery / gud
½ tsp salt
5 cup water
  • Firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp jeera and few curry leaves
  • Also add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala
  • Saute on low flame till spices turn aromatic
  • Now add in prepared masala paste and saute well
  • Cook till the oil is released from masala paste
  • Add in Aaj Pakao Misal Mix, small piece jaggery and ½ tsp salt
  • Give a good mix
  • Also add 5 cup water and adjust consistency
  • Cover and boil for 10 minutes or till misal is cooked completely
  • Once the misal is cooked, oil starts to float indicating misal is ready
  • In a serving plate, take matki usal add some farsan over it
  • Top with chopped onions and coriander leaves over it
  • Also pour ladleful of kat or gravy from sides
  • Finally, serve misal with pav and lemon wedges making a complete misal pav recipe

To save extra time –

  • Add Aaj Pakao All Purpose Curry Base to the pot
  • Add Complementary Garam Masala (from Aaj Pakao Misal Mix packet) to the curry
  • Once it boils, add Aaj Pakao Misal Mix and give it a good mix
  • Let it simmer on medium flame for 5-7 minutes
  • And hot serve your instant Misal Mix with garnish of your choice!