The trailing stems will be up to 2 feet (60 cm) long, with stiff hairs on them.
The plant stands up well to drought, thrives in hot weather and is very competitive against weeds.
It produces rounded pods 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) long, and 1/2 inch (1 cm) wide. There will be 4 to 9 small beans per pod.
When very young, the pods are eaten whole.
Use dried Moth Beans as you would lentils.
Simmer soaked Moth Beans for 30 to 35 minutes
Moth Beans have a protein content of 22 to 24%.
1 cup, dried = 3 cups, cooked.
Moth Beans are native to India.