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;
‘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.