Turkish gram/matki is a source of high protein food, moth bean has been identified as possibly a more significant food source in the future, soaking and cooking moth beans before consumption helps to break down antinutritional factors and makes the protein more digestible. (Source of Information: Wikipedia)
The Recipe for Delicious Turkish Gram/Mat Bean Salad:
Quantity of sprouted matki/dew bean: 250 gm
- In a wok/kadai, saute finely sliced pieces of 4 tomatoes in adequate quantity of warm rice bran oil or any other mild-flavour vegetable oil, smidgen the mix with salt – according to preference of flavour,
- Add the sprouted matki/Turkish gram to the melted tomato blend; blend the mixture with a handful of finely sliced pieces of coriander leaves and few curry leaves, sliced pieces of a green chilli for mild-pungent flavour (these chillies are small and extremely slender, having fresh pungent flavour), small pieces of 3 cheese slices, 1/4 tsp. of turmeric powder and adequate quantity of water for Turkish gram to turn tender; cook the mixture until moth beans turn tender.
A pleasant-spicy and luscious Turkish gram/matki salad
Serving size: approx. 4
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