Methi Muthiya | How to make Methi Muthiya

By Tanushree Aich  |  12th May 2016  |  
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About Methi Muthiya Recipe

Steamed fenugreek leaves and gramflour spicy dumplings. This dish is a gujarathi speciality.

Methi Muthiya is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Methi Muthiya in your kitchen. This recipe requires 25 minutes for preparation and 50 minutes to cook. The Methi Muthiya by Tanushree Aich has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Methi Muthiya at home without any difficulty. Methi Muthiya is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Methi Muthiya would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Methi Muthiya this weekend. Share your Methi Muthiya cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Tanushree Aich for inputs. In case you have any queries for Methi Muthiya you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Tanushree Aich. You can also rate the Methi Muthiya and give feedback.

Methi Muthiya

Ingredients to make Methi Muthiya

  • For making the muthiya dough:
  • 2 cups besan/chickpea flour
  • 1 tbsp water or yogurt - add more if required
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2.5 cups chopped methi leaves
  • 2 tsp sugar or as required
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp semolina
  • 2 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric/haldi
  • 1 tsp coriander/dhania powder
  • 1 tsp cumin/jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder/cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp ginger green chili paste
  • water for steaming the muthiya
  • For tempering the steamed muthiya:
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp White sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • a pinch of asafetida
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • For garnishing the steamed muthiya
  • few chopped coriander leaves
  • Some freshly grated coconut

How to make Methi Muthiya

  1. Preparing the dough: Mix all the ingredients except water/yogurt. Keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes. Add water/yogurt and make a smooth dough.
  2. Steaming the muthiya: Make sausage shaped long rolls and place them in a greased container. Your rolls are ready to be steamed.
  3. Steam these rolls for 17-20 minutes or till done. Once warm and cooled, slice the steamed rolls.
  4. Temper the ingredients mentioned in the tempering list. Add the sliced muthiya and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve hot or warm garnished with some chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut (optional)
  6. Alternatively one can fry the muthiyas too. If you are frying the muthiyas you need not temper them.

Reviews for Methi Muthiya (5)

Shilpa Barve Nigudkara year ago

Was very nice

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Nisrin Muchhalaa year ago

thank you for the lovely recipe

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