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 Missal (Spicy Mixture) 
  • 1 1/2 cups Dry white peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind pulp
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped garlic
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 3/4 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/4 cup Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup Ganthia
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 3/4 cup Chopped onions
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • Salt (As per taste)
Wash and soak the peas in water 6-7 hours. Pressure cook the peas with salt, turmeric powder and little water till they are soft but firm. Don't overcook the peas. Cool. Grind the ginger, garlic and green chillies to a fine paste.

Discard excess water if any from the peas retaining only 1/2 a cup. Stir in the tamarind pulp, mix well and set aside.

Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan, add the mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Add the ground paste and saute for 3-4 minutes. Add the boiled peas and bring to a boil. Simmer for 2-3 minutes and add the red chilli powder, garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Simmer for 1-2 minutes and remove from heat.

Serve hot garnished with gathias, onions, peanuts coriander leaves, green chillies and curd.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 35 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Maharashtra | Submitted by: System


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