Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala)

Yummy and healthy moth beans cooked in Maharashtrian way by using goda masala popular in the region

Nithya Anantham
Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala)
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Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe is the Maharashtrian Styled curry of Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala. Goda masala is one famous spice blend used predominantly in the maharashtrian cuisine. The spice mix is pungent but not too spicy due to stone flower and the little sweetness is imparted by the dry coconut (kopra), cinnamon and jaggery used in the mix. Moth Beans are called Matki in Marathi. Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala), uses sprouted moth beans to prepare a mildly spiced spouts curry using goda masala. It is a thin curry making it a perfect accompaniment to be had with steamed rice. Serve the Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala) along with Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian Tandalachi Bhakri), and Maharashtrian Bharleli Vaangi Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Aubergines) for a Maharashtrian inspired brunch.

If you like this curry, try more recipes with goda masala, like

  1. Maharashtrian Masale Baath Recipe
  2. Beans And Matki Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Green Beans And Sprouted Moth Beans)
  3. No Onion No Garlic Sweet Pepper Sabji Recipe
  4. Vatana Usal Recipe (Spicy Peas Curry)

Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Moth Dal (Matki) , spouted
  • 1 Onion , roughly chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1.5 tablespoons Maharashtrian Goda Masala
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala)

  1. To begin making Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala), wash and soak the moth beans overnight.

  2. Next morning, drain the water and keep it aside in a box to let it sprout. The sprouting process takes a day or two. Once the sprouts are ready, rinse it in cool water and keep aside.

  3. Now, make a fine paste of the onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic using a mixer grinder and keep aside.

  4. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard and cumin seeds and let it crackle.

  5. Immediately add the curry leaves and let it splutter.

  6. Once they splutter, add the onion paste that we prepared earlier and cook until the raw smell goes away.

  7. Now add the red chilli powder, turmeric, goda masala and saute till the curry leaves the sides and looks well cooked.

  8. Now, add the sprouted moth beans, 2 cups of water, season with salt and let it simmer with the lid closed till the moth beans are cooked well.

  9. If the water dries out, add a little more water, adjust the seasoning and simmer for 5 more minutes.

  10. The consistency of the curry should be little thin. Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the heat.

  11. Serve the Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala) along with Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian Tandalachi Bhakri), and Maharashtrian Bharleli Vaangi Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Aubergines) for a Maharashtrian inspired brunch.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:55
     
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