Matkichi Usal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup Matki/'Math'
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 tsp grated Ginger
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • 2 tsp Dhania powder
  • Green Chillies to taste
  • 3 tbsp Coconut/half can Coconut Milk
  • Pinch of Hing
  • Mustard, Jeera, Salt, Oil
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Matkichi Usal

  • Soak matki overnight and make it sprout. Heat oil. Add mustard seeds and then add jeera, dhania powder, turmeric, chillies, hing, ginger, garlic and onion. Fry till the onion is translucent (do not brown)
  • Add washed matki, salt to taste and 2 cups water and cook in the pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
  • Add coconut milk /desiccated coconut, pinch of sugar and garnish with coriander
  • Variation - A drier version can be made using lesser quantity of water and 2-3 tomatoes and some garam masala.