Cooking time (approx.): 25 minutes
Style: Indian Vegetarian (Maharashtrian)
1 cup moth beans (matki) soaked in water overnight
2 medium onions chopped
1 teaspoon each of mustard seeds and red chilli powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds roasted and powdered
3 flakes garlic chopped
4 green chillies chopped
1 teaspoon goda masala or hot spice mix (garam masala) powder.
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 medium tomatoes chopped
1 teaspoon grated jaggery
1 sprig curry leaves (optional)
2 tablespoons oil
salt and to taste
coconut shavings (optional) and finely chopped coriander leaves to garnish.
Heat the oil, drop in the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add the chopped green chillies, garlic and curry leaves (optional). Stir fry for a few seconds. Now add the chopped onion(s) and sauté on medium heat for 5 minutes or till the onions are lightly browned.
Add the cumin, turmeric and red chilli powders. Add the hot spice mix, jaggery, salt, tomatoes and fry till oil separates.
Add the drained moth beans (matki). Mix well and add water just enough to cover this mixture. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook on medium / low heat for 20 minutes or till the moth beans are fully cooked.
Garnish with coconut shavings (optional) and finely chopped coriander leaves.
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