Mataki Usal

Mataki Usal
Category: Indian Vegetarian Recipes: Jain Food Recipes: Deccan Jain Recipes: Pulses Recipes

Matki Usal is a vegetable dish in meals. It is made from whole Mataki. It is a popular dish in Deccan Jains

Whole Matki 150 Grams
Small Size Onion 1
Ground Nut Oil 2 Table Spoons
(You can use other edible oils also)
Red Chilli Powder 1 Table Spoon
Garlic Cloves 3
Cumin Seeds Half a Table Spoon
Mustard Half a Table Spoon
Salt for taste

Cook the Whole Mataki in a Pressure Cooker or by traditional Preparation. The Mataki should not remain uncooked nor it should be overcooked. Just see that it should not break out
Cut the onion in small pieces
Remove the covers of Garlic cloves and smash them

Now put a frying pan on fire
Pour edible oil in it
After the oil becomes hot, put smashed garlic cloves in it
Put cumin seeds and mustard in it
After the items start to crack, put Red Chilli Powder into it
Now put onion pieces into it. Fry them until they become soft
Put salt for taste
Put cooked Mataki into it
Stir continuously while this process, so all the items should be fried and mixed well
Now cover the frying pan with a plate and make the fire slow
Wait for few minutes and close the stove

Now Mataki Usal is ready to serve.

It is generally served with Jowar Bhaakari, Chapaati or Plain Rice

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