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Monday, March 30, 2015



1 cup Green Peas /Sprouted lentils,Kidney beans,moong dal sprouted,Black gram dal sprouted over night  ,But typical maharashtrian recipe includes Matki/sprouted moth

6-8 Pavs

1/2 tsp Garam Masala

1/4 tsp crushed Cumin Seeds

1 Lemon Juice

2 tblsp Oil

salt to taste

To Make Paste:

1 small bunch fresh Coriander
8-10 Green Chillies
1/2 cup fresh grated Coconut
1 medium size chopped  Onion 
1 tsp ginger garlic Paste(optional) 
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
2 medium tamatoes (chopped) 
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds(Dhaniya seeds)

For Garnish/Seasoning :

Chopped onions
Fine Sev
Lemon Quarters


  • Pressure cook the sprouted beans/lentils and keep the stock with them 
  • In a heavy bottom vessel and heat oil in it.
  • add chopped onion 
  • fry till onions becomes translucent(Browning) 
  • Add ginger garlic paste 
  • Add fennel seeds and coriander seeds
  • Add 1 green chilli (chopped ) 
  • Add grated coconut (Fry 2-3 Minutes) dont fry more than 3 minutes other wise coconut will get burnt .add chopped coriander and 
  • switch off the flame,rest it for some time and make coarse paste 
  • now take another wok(kadai)add oil ,once the oil is heated up, add chopped onion and fry for two 
  • minutes ,
  • add chopped tamatoes 
  • Add coconut paste 
  • Stir fry this paste in the oil for 2 minutes.
  • Add 3 cups water and bring to a boil. or stock of the sprouted beans 
  • Add  sprouted beans and all the other ingredients, stir and boil.
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes with stirring occasionally.
  • Cook till oil separates and floats on top and peas get soft.
  • Check the seasoning.
  • To garnish sprinkle chopped onions, pieces of lemon and sev.
  • Serve hot with bread or pav.