Punjabi Style Moth Beans Dal Recipe (Matki)

Punjabi Style Moth Beans Dal Recipe (Matki) is a delicious lentil curry made from moth beans. The dal is so comforting to be had with just plain phulka. One cup of this delicious dal won’t be enough to fill you up and you will keep going for more. Moth beans which is commonly called as mat beans or matki is a good supply of vitamin B, potassium and calcium too.  It is also a main source of protein as well.  Moth Dal (Matki), Onion, Tomato, Green Chilli, Ginger, Garlic, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Amchur (Dry Mango Powder), Garam masala powder, Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Oil, Green Chilli, Ginger   1 cup Moth Dal (Matki) , soaked overnight 1 Onion , chopped 1 Tomato , chopped 1 Green Chilli , chopped 1 inch Ginger , chopped 4 cloves Garlic , chopped 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder) 2 teaspoons Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste Oil For garnish 1 Green Chilli , chopped 1/2 inch Ginger , sliced     10   45     To begin making the Punjabi Style Moth Beans Dal Recipe, we will soak the moth beans over night and keep it ready.Heat a pressure cooker with oil, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Add ginger and garlic, saute until they turn soft.Add onions and saute well till they turn translucent. Add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and cook till it turns mushy.Add all the spice powders that are mentioned above and give it a mix. Add soaked moth beans with 2 cups of water and adjust the salt levels.Close it with the lid and cook for 4 whistle and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally and open the lid.Serve it over a serving bowl and garnish it with green chilli and chopped ginger.Serve the Punjabi Style Moth Beans Dal Recipe along with hot phulka or Homemade Butter Naan or just with plain steamed rice.