Math Nu Shaak

Math Nu Shaak

Moth / Math / Matki beans Recipe is very quick, easy and healthy. Matki / Moth is a common legume consumed in India as a main course or side dish. This Moth beans are commonly used in Maharashtra and Gujarat. We usually make this Math Nu Shak / Moth Beans Sabzi during our Tithi days or Paryushan Days(The days when Jaina Dont eat Green vegetables). This Math Nu Shaak is dry preparation.

Math Nu Shaak


Moth / Matki Beans have great health benefits. Moth beans have lot of fiber, calcium, proteins and minerals. The best part of this recipe is you can have them any time of the day. You can eat as a breakfast, brunch or lunch meal or even in dinner. People make various kind of recipe using this moth beans, like Sprouted moth, moth beans usal, missal etc etc.



Math Nu Shaak

This Sabzi goes well as a side dish with roti, Gujarati Kadhi and rice.

Math Nu Shaak 

Serves 3 to 4 people



Moth beans / Math – 1 cup (Yields 3 cup after soaking overnight)

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tbsp

Cumin and coriander powder – 1 tbsp

Lemon juice – 2 tbsp

Water – 500 to 600 ml or as required

Oil – 3 tbsp

Chopped cilantro for garnishing


Video recipe of Math Nu Shaak / Moth beans Sabzi


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1. Soak Moth beans overnight or at least 6 hours in water.

2. Drain all the water from the soaked moth beans. Heat oil in a pan. Add soaked moth beans. Stir it once. Add salt and turmeric powder. Mix well. Add water, mix, cover it and let it cook for about 10 minutes or until moth beans are tender. Stir occasionally.

3. Once moth beans are tender, add chili powder, cumin and coriander powder and mix them well. Let it cook for another 2 minutes over medium heat. Add some water if needed.

4. Switch off the flame and squeeze lemon juice. Mix well.

5. Math Nu Shaak is ready. Garnish it with some chopped cilantro and serve it with Phulka, Rice and Gujarati Kadhi.

Math Nu Shaak

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