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Matki Chi UsalMatki Chi Usal


:Chef Johnson Easo, Hotel Taj Blue Diamond, Pune

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Green grams cooked with jaggery, coconut, tomatoes and peanut powder. Served with pav or jowar roti.

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  • 2 cups green grams

    2 tsp oil

    1 tsp mustard seeds

    1/2 tsp asafoetida

    2 chopped onions

    1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    2 tsp red chilli powder

    1/2 tsp salt

    2 cups water

    1/2 tsp goda masala

    2 tsp grated coconut

    1 tsp jaggery

    1 tsp peanut powder

    1 tsp coriander leaves


Soak green grams overnight. Boil for five minutes with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp salt. Keep aside.

Heat oil in pan. Add mustard seeds, asafoetida, and onions. Wait till onions turn translucent.

Add tomatoes, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Stir for 1/2 a minute.

Add the par boiled green grams. Add salt to taste.

Add 1/2 tsp goda masala or garam masala.

Add grated coconut.

Add jaggery and peanut powder.

Garnish with coriander leaves and desiccated coconut.

Serve with jawaar roti or bread.

Key Ingredients: Green Gram, Vegetable Oil, Asafoetida, Onion, Red Chilli, Coconut, Jaggery, Coriander Leaves, Tomato, Salt, Peanuts

How to make : Matki Chi Usal

A popular maharashtrian dish. Green grams cooked with jaggery, coconut, tomatoes and peanut powder and served with pav or jowar roti.

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