Matki pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - matki (moth beans) sprouts
  • 1 to 1.5 cups - cooked basmati rice (or leftover rice)
  • 1 tsp - fennel seeds (or cumin)
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 - green chillies, thinly sliced (or as per taste)
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated (or chop it fine)
  • 1 cup - bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin-coriander powder
  • 2-3 cloves - garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1 - spring onion, sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • A few cilantro leaves for garnish

How to Make Matki pulao

  • In 1 tsp of oil, saute the fennel seeds.
  • Once aromatic, add onion, spring onion whites, ginger, garlic, chilli and bell peppers with salt and saute until soft.
  • Then add the sprouts and saute them for a few minutes along with all the spices and some water (about 1/4 cup).
  • Cover and cook - the steam will cook the sprouts.
  • Add the cooked rice to the mix. Mix until well stirred.
  • Garnish with herbs and spring onion greens.
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