Steamed and fried methi muthia recipe ,gujarati recipes
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Methi muthia is a gujarati sncaks . This is very healthy snack and easy to make. Here i have shared steamed and deep fried version.
Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: gujarti
Serves: 4
  • for making the muthia dough:
  • 2 cups besan/chickpea flour
  • 1 tbsp water or yogurt - add more if required
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 2.5 cups chopped methi leaves
  • 1 tsp salt or as required
  • 2 tbsp semolina
  • 1 tsp turmeric/haldi
  • 1 tsp cumin/jeera powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder/cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • oil for frying the muthia
  • for tempering the steamed muthia:
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • for garnishing the steamed muthia:
  • few chopped coriander leaves
  • some freshly grated coconut
  1. Add the fresh methi leaves,gram flour,semolina,cumin powder,chilly powder,turmeric powder ,lime juice, baking soda. mix well.
  2. make a thick dough with little water(i have added curd). Keep the dough for 10-15 mins.After 15 mins i have divided the dough into 2 parts, one part is for frying and other part is for steaming.Now take the deep frying part,make the dough like small cylinder shaped balls (or make it according to ur wish) like in the above pic.
  3. Steam the other part in a idly steamer for about 5-10 mins .Meanwhile fry the small balls in oil and take out in a plate. Once the muthia steamed then slice it .Season it and serve. Now methia muthia is ready to serve.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at