It is commonly called mat bean, moth bean, matki, Turkish gram or dew bean. Whole moth beans can be cooked or fried. In India, particularly in the state of Maharashtra, moth beans are sprouted before cooking and used for making Usam (spicy stew). They can be used for breakfast or other meals.The Usal is essential part of the popular dish Misal Pav. 100g of raw, uncooked moth bean seeds contain 343 calories, 23 g of protein, 62 g of carbohydrate and 1.6 g of fat.