Matki (Moth beans)
Moth beans cooked in onion curry, makes a tasty dal dish
Recipe type: Dal recipe
  • Matki (moth beans) 250 gm
  • OnionĀ  2 small
  • Tomato 2 small
  • Green chillies 2
  • Ginger
  • Garlic 3-4 cloves(optional)
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves and dash of lemon juice for garnishing
  1. Pick, wash and soak matki for few hours (5-6)
  2. Take some oil in pressure cooker, add chopped onions and saute it till brown in colour
  3. Now add chopped/grated/pureed tomato and saute it for few minutes
  4. Add chopped green chillies,ginger, dry masalas and salt and mix well
  5. Now add soaked matki (you can use sprouted matki for greater health benefit) and some water
  6. Close the lid of pressure cooker and wait for 4-5 whistles or more (2 whistles if you are using sprouted matki) as it depends on the quality of pulses and duration of soaking time
  7. Adjust the consistency, garnish it with chopped onion, dash of lemon juice and coriander leaves
  8. You can also use the farsan (sev papdi)t o enhance the taste
  9. Taste best with Laadi pav or bread or evenĀ  goes well with roti
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at