Matki (also known as Moth Beans) is a drought-resistant legume with a strong earthy smell. Highly versatile and packed with protein, they can simply be eaten along with rice or even roti. Matki can be sprouted or consumed as whole beans in the form of curries and dals
Store your Matki beans in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Cooking Matki beans requires soaking them overnight or for several hours to soften them. After soaking, drain and rinse the beans before using. Matki can be prepared in a variety of dishes, including curries, stews, salads, and soups. Enhance their flavor by sautéing them with aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric.
Q. How do I cook matki?
A. Cook matki similarly to other legumes. Add rinsed matki to a pot with water, bring to a boil, and then simmer until the beans are soft and tender.
Q. Can matki help with weight management?
A. Yes, matki can be helpful for weight management due to its high protein and fiber content, which promote feelings of fullness and control appetite.