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Moth Beans

Moth Beans and Methi

If you are looking for a super healthy, easy and quick weeknight dinner. This Moth beans and methi is your answer!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian, north indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup sprouted moth or matki
  • 1 cup methi leaves (chopped)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp jeera seeds
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp Dhaniya powder
  • 1/2 garam masala powder
  • salt and chilli powder to taste.
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ghee or oil
  • 1/4 tsp heeng
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste


  • Steam the sprouted moth beans for 3-4 minutes and set aside. We don't want to overcook them
  • In a heavy bottom kadhai, heat oil and add jeera and fry for about a minute, till they turn a little brown.
  • Add onions, green chilli and fry till they turn golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes, heeng, ginger-garlic paste and fry for another 3-4 mins.
  • Add the dry masalas (dhaniya powder, turmeric, salt, chilli powder).
  • Add the methi leaves and cook for another 4-5 mins till they lose a little bit of their bitterness
  • Add steamed moth sprouts and sautee for another 2 minutes.
  • Add garam masala and serve warm
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