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instant pot matki ussal

Instant Pot Matki Ussal – Indian Sprout Beans - Matki Usal

This recipe is  is vegan and gluten free, makes an easy lunch or dinner, and cooks in under 25 minutes. All in all this is a nutritious and a great recipe.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • Instant Pot




  • Rinse and dice the onion, tomato, serrano peppers, and cilantro finely.


  • Select sauté on the instant pot and adjust to normal. Add oil to the pot. When the oil is hot add cumin seeds.
  • When the cumin seeds splutter, add the diced onions, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste, and serrano peppers. You can eliminate or reduce the Serrano peppers if you cant tolerate heat. Stir occasionally to prevent the onions from burning.
  • When the onions turn golden in roughly 2 to 4 minutes, add the tomatoes and salt. At this time, give it a good stir. Let the tomatoes saute for about 2 minutes.
  • Add ground cumin, ground coriander, ground turmeric, kashmiri chili powder. Give it a good stir. Add in the Moth bean sprouts and water. Further, stir well.
  • Secure the lid on and select manual/high pressure for 6 minutes. When done quick release the pressure.
  • Add in the coconut and cilantro. If there is excess liquid select saute and let the excess liquid evaporate. It should take a minute. Transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy hot with naan or roti (tortilla).


  • On a scale of 1 to 5 in terms of spice levels I would say this dish is a 3.5 with the Serrano peppers. You can reduce the heat by reducing or eliminating the Serrano peppers.
  • The Kashmiri chili powder imparts a beautiful red color to the dish and is not spicy.
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