Sunday, 12 February 2012

Masala Moth Beans

Moth Beans 1 Cup
Onion 1 Small
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Red Chili Powder 1/8 tsp
Cloves 1
Cinnamon 1/4 inch Stick
Coriander Seeds 2 Tbsps
Salt to Taste
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Oil 2 tsps
Method of preparation:
Soak moth beans in water overnight and pressure cook with around a cup of fresh water for 3 whistles.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
Grind cloves, cinnamon and coriander seeds into fine powder using a spice grinder.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles and onion.
Once onion starts to brown, add ground spice powder.
Fry for couple of seconds, stir in cooked moth beans, red chili powder and salt.
Cook for around 5 minutes and remove from heat.
Serve masala moth beans as a snack or with steamed rice.