Matki Chi Usal - Maharashtrian Dish

Matki Chi Usal - Maharashtrian Dish

Added to 26 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 215167 times

Matki chi usal - maharashtrian dish presents a spicy and authentic recipe to prepare the popular maharashtrian lentil preparation, usal. The sprouted lentils like matki is cooked with onion, tomato, chillies and coconut and enjoyed with bhakris or rice flour rotis.

Add your private note

Matki Chi Usal - Maharashtrian Dish recipe - How to make Matki Chi Usal - Maharashtrian Dish

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings

  1. Soak the matki in enough water overnight.
  2. Drain and par-boil the matki in a deep pan in enough water for 5 minutes along with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt.
  3. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and onions, mix well and saute till the onions turn translucent.
  6. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the par boiled matki, salt, garam masala and coconut, mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.
  8. Add little water to prevent from burning.
  9. Add the jaggery and peanuts, mix well and cook futher for 2 minutes.
  10. Serve hot garnished with coriander and desiccated coconut.

Member Photo
This recipe was contributed by vinodsharma on 04 Oct 2011

Know more about this member, Click Here

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Password?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.