Farali Misal / Upvasachi Misal

farali misal recipe
Makes 4-5 servings

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To make ‘shengdanyachi amti’ / Peanuts curry, you will need;

Raw peanuts – ½ cup

Scraped fresh coconut – 2 and ½ tbsp

Jaggery – 1.5 inch piece

Aamsul / kokum petals – 5-6 (If not available, use tamarind)

Sajuk tup / clarified butter – ½ tbsp

Cumin seeds – ½ tsp

Red chili powder – 1 heaping tsp (I’ve used Kashmiri red chili powder which is not hot)

Salt to taste

How to make ‘Shengadanyachi Amti’ / Peanuts Curry?

Start by dry roasting peanuts until they get some brown dots on skin.

Roast them on a medium heat, stirring constantly.

Once they cool down, grind them coarsely.

Add half a cup of water and blend it again until smooth.

In a saucepan, heat clarified butter.

Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

Now add peanuts paste and stir well.

Add 2 cups of water.

Then add jaggery, kokum petals (or tamarind), salt, red chili powder and fresh coconut.

Stir well and bring curry to boil.

As the curry cooks, it will thicken a bit. Thin down the consistency by adding half a cup of water or even more if required.

Allow it to simmer for 4-5 minutes on low heat, stirring constantly.

Now the curry is ready, cover and switch off the heat.

To make ‘Upvasachi Batatyachi bhaji’ / Potato bhaji, you will need;

2 big sized boiled potatoes (peel them and cut into small sized cubes)

‘Danyache kut’/ Roasted peanuts powder – 2 tbsp

‘Sajuk tup’ / clarified butter – ½ tbsp.

1 green chili (chopped)

1 tsp of cumin seeds

Sugar – 1 tsp

Salt to taste

How to make ‘Upvasachi Batatyachi Bhaji’ / Potato Bhaji

Heat butter in a kadai.

Once heated, add green chili and cumin seeds.

Add boiled potatoes and mix well.

Add roasted peanuts powder, sugar and salt.

Mix well and cook for couple of minutes, stirring constantly.

Cover and switch off the heat.

To assemble the misal, you will need;

farali misal recipe maharashtrian by poonam borkar

‘Shengadanyachi amti’ / Peanuts curry

‘Upvasachi batatyachi bhaji’ / Potato bhaji

Batatyacha chivada (both sweet and spicy version) – each 1 cup

Scraped fresh coconut – 1 cup

‘Sabudana chivada’ – 1 cup

Some potato chips

How to assemble the ‘Farali Misal’?

Put some sweet and spicy ‘batatyacha chivada’ in a dish.

Place 2-3 tsp of ‘batatyachi bhaji’ on top of it.

Add some ‘sabudana chivada’.

Crush some potato chips and add them on a top.

Pour 2 ladleful of ‘shengadanyachi amti’ / Peanuts curry.

Garnish with some fresh coconut and you’re done!

Farali misal is ready. Serve it with a lemon wedge.