Matki ki Sabji - Maharashtrian Recipe

Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to be eaten raw or cooked. It is highly advised to include sprouts in your daily diet as it is extremely high in protein and when eaten raw can induce calmness to the body and mind and reduce your stress level because it has high oxygen content as well. Also, since they are very low in calorie , they are excellent to consume as they help in weight reduction. Staying in Maharashtra over a decade now and I always wondered how people in the State look so healthy. It is purely because of their eating habits. The Maharashtrian diet is highly nutritious and extremely health conscious. Sprouts and other Lentils/Legumes are very very regular in their meal. So, Lets learn how they cook their most staple food : Matki ki sabji

What You Need:

2 cup sprouts
1 onion finely chooped
1 tomato finely chopped
3-4 garlic cloves
1 dry red chili
2 tbsp peanuts
salt to taste
2 tbsp grated coconut
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
pinch of hing
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp oil.
2 green chili finely chopped
Some coriander leaves finely chopped for garnishing
few curry leaves

Steps To Make:

Roast peanuts,dry red chili and garlic cloves in 1 tsp oil. Grind to a coarse paste along with coconut.
Heat oil in pressure cooker.
Add hing followed by curry leaves and green chilies.
Add onions and cook till it turns golden pink.
Add finely chopped tomatoes, the peanut paste made above and sprouts.
Add turmeric powder nd salt to taste .
Add 1/2 cup water. Close the lid and cook till you hear 2 whistles.
Switch off the flame.
Allow pressure to drop.
Garnish with finley chopped coriander leaves


  1. looks spicy,healthy n delicious...have some mung bean sprouts...going 2 try this...tnx dear

  2. Wow love matkichi bahji..Looks spicy and delciious.

  3. Quite different to me, nice spicy bhaji.

  4. Thats a very nice recipe for sprouts, looks too good,will surely do it soon..

  5. i made it grt!!!!!!spicyyyyyyyy


  6. wow nice blog...oosome receipes.. I will try it soon.
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