Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe - Green Beans Moth Beans Sabzi

Give this super delicious beans and matki sabzi a try - its high in protein, simple to make and also delicious to eat. Serve it along with kadhi and a hot bowl of steamed rice topped with ghee.

Archana Doshi
Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe - Green Beans Moth Beans Sabzi
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Beans Matki Bhaji is a simple Maharashtrian style dry sabzi made using green beans and sprouted moth beans. it is made with a simple set of spices like goda masala and mad chatpata along with amchur and jaggery. Traditionally kokum is used to add to the tanginess, so if you have kokum you can use that instead of amchur powder.

Serve Beans Matki Sabzi along with hot steamed rice and Maharashtrian Kadhi for a weekday lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you cab also try other Vegetarian gravy recipes such as

  1. Nandru Yakhni Recipe
  2. Mullangi Curry Recipe
  3. Peanut Curry Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Green beans (French Beans) , chopped
  • 1 cup Moth Dal (Matki) , sprouted
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tablespoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder) , or 2 Kokum (Malabar Tamarind)
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Maharashtrian Goda Masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated

How to make Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe - Green Beans Moth Beans Sabzi

  1. To begin making Beans Matki Bhaji Recipe, first pressure cook the sprouted moth beans with 2 cups water for 4 to 45 whistles and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally.

  2. Remove the moth beans from the pressure cooker and keep aside.

  3. In the same pressure cooker, add the green beans , sprinkle salt along with 2 tablespoons of water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and turn off the heat. Release the pressure immediately to retain the bright green colour of the green beans. Keep this aside.

  4. Heat ghee in a pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds, allow it to crackle.

  5. Add the asafoetida, curry leaves, turmeric powder, goda masala powder, amchur powder and red chilli powder. Saute for a few seconds.

  6. Add the cooked green beans, cooked moth beans, jaggery, salt to taste and if required (kokum at this stage if you are using). Give it a stir.

  7. Cover the pan and steam cook all the ingredients over low heat for about 3 minutes and turn off the heat.

  8. Stir in the grated coconut at this stage and give it a taste. Adjust the salt and spices accordingly.

  9. Once done, transfer the Beans Matki Bhaji into a serving bowl and serve hot.

  10. Serve Beans Matki Sabzi along with hot steamed rice and Maharashtrian Kadhi for a weekday lunch or dinner.

Last Modified On Monday, 30 March 2020 17:37
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