Dahi Missal



Moth sprouted 1 1/2 cups

Yogurt (dahi) as required

Oil 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

Curry leaves 8-10

Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon

Medium onions finely chopped 2 + For topping

Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

Goda masala 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Farsan to serve

Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped for garnish

Lemon wedges to serve


Thick pressed rice (jada poha) 1 cup

Oil 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

Curry leaves 8-10

Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

Medium onion finely chopped 1

Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Sugar 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons


1) To prepare missal, heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.

2) Add curry leaves and when they crackle, add asafeotida and sauté. Add onions, mix, cover and cook till the onions become light brown.

3) To prepare poha, put pressed rice in a bowl. Add some water, wash and drain the excess water. Set aside to soak.

4) Add ginger-garlic paste to the onion mixture and sauté for 1 minute. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, goda masala, moth sprouts and salt, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.

5) Add 2½ cups water, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 5-6 minutes.

6) Heat 2 tbsps oil in another non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the seeds splutter, add curry leaves, green chillies, onion and asafoetida, mix, cover and cook till onion turns translucent.

7) Add salt and sugar to soaked pressed rice and mix well.

8) Add turmeric powder to cooked onion mixture, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add pressed rice mixture and coriander leaves, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

9) Put the missal in a serving bowl. Put some poha over it and top with some onion and farsan. Put some yogurt over the farsan and garnish with coriander leaves.

10) Keep a lemon wedge at the side and serve immediately.

Source: Google

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