Seeds are cooked and consumed as vegetable and is processed as dals for preserving them for longer time period. Later it can be prepared into spouts and cooked as other beans or dals.
In India, green pods are consumed as vegetable and tiny seeds are consumed split or whole. Seeds are fried and consumed as a crunchy snack.Moth beans are grounded into flour and used for preparing South Indian foods such as Idli and dosa.
The seeds of Moth bean are an excellent source of proteins, minerals and vitamins. Due to the high content of protein and calcium, it could be a perfect diet.