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Matki Pulao Recipe

Matki Pulao Ingredients:

Matki Pulao Recipe

  • 1 cup Matki (Moth beans) sprouts
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups cooked basmati rice (or leftover rice)
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds (or cumin)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies, thinly sliced (or as per taste)
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated (or chop it fine)
  • About 1 cup bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin-coriander powder
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1 spring onion sliced
  • Salt to taste

How to make Matki Pulao:

  • In 1 tsp of oil, saute the seeds.
  • Once aromatic, add onion, spring onion whites, ginger, garlic, chilli and bell peppers with salt until soft.
  • Then add the sprouts and saute them for a few minutes along with spices and some water (about 1/4 cup).
  • Cover and cook – the steam will cook the sprouts.
  • Add the cooked rice to the mix.
  • Mix until well stirred.
  • Garnish with herbs and spring onion greens.

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