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Indian Misal Bunny Chow

Nandita Gupta
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Indian Misal Bunny Chow RECIPE

Misal is essentially a soupy, tangy, spicy sprouts and nuts curry which is flavored with “Goda Masala” (the Maharashtrian Garam Masala or all spice powder) and you don’t need spoon to eat this. All you need is Pav to soak all the awesomeness up!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Low Cholestrol

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Mixed sprouts – 1 cup
  2. salt to taste
  3. turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Tomatoes, chopped – 1/2 cup
  5. oil – 1 tsp
  6. cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  7. Slit green chilies – 1
  8. Onions, finely chopped – 1/2 cup
  9. garlic and ginger paste – 1 tsp
  10. Goda Masala* – 1 1/2 tsp
  11. Curry leaves – 6-7
  12. Tamarind paste – 1/2 tsp (or 1 tsp lemon juice)
  13. Fresh coriander, chopped for garnish
  14. Onion, finely chopped for garnish
  15. Farsan (or dry snack mix) for garnish and for the crunch
  16. lemon wedges for garnish
  17. Pav – one packet of 6


  1. In a pressure cooker, add cleaned mixed sprouts, 2 cups of water, salt, turmeric powder, chopped tomatoes. Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. In a deep pan, add oil and once it is hot, add cumin seeds.
  3. Now add slit green chilies, onions, ginger and garlic paste and fry well.
  4. Now add the goda masala or the replacement spices as mentioned below.
  5. Add curry leaves mix well and fry until oil leaves the side of the dish.
  6. Now add the cooked mixed sprouts. Mix well. Adjust seasoning if required.
  7. Add tamarind water to bring in the tang and let it simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Add more water if needed.
  8. For serving, take a pav and make a well in the center (retain all the walls of the pav to use it as a katori or bowl)
  9. Now serve the hot misal in pav bowl and sprinkle fresh coriander, chopped onions, lemon wedges and farsan if using.

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Kanak Patel
Kanak Patel   Apr-18-2017

Looks amazing!

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