Methi Muthias (Gujarati Methi Muthia)

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Methi Muthias are oval shaped deep fried Gujarati snacks made from a dough of wheat flour, besan, flavored with methi, sugar and spices. You can add this muthias in dal, curries, kadhi or even in rice recipes too. These muthias are used in very popular authentic Gujarati recipe Oondhiyo.

 

Methi Muthias are popular Gujarati savory snacks. you can prepared steamed or fried, nutritious and tasty snacks. They can be eaten as snack with tea or coffee. Even for more variation, you can add palak, bathua and other green vegetables.

 

Muthia is an Indian food. The name is derived from the way it is made, from the ‘gripping’ action of the hand. It resembles sausage, but is a vegan dish. It is made up of chickpea flour, methi, salt, turmeric, chili powder, and an optional bonding agent/sweetener such as sugar and oil. It is a staple of Gujaratis.

 

 

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups chopped fresh fenugreek leaves/ methi
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup Bengal gram flour/ besan
2 tbsp. Semolina/ Sooji
1 lemon juice
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. red chili powder
1 tbsp. Coriander powder
1 tsp. cumin powder
1 tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. fruit salt
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
Water as required
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Instructions:
Take chopped fresh fenugreek leaves in a vessel.
Add salt and lemon juice to it. Set it aside for 10 minutes till the leaves are moist.
Add all flours, spices, and all the ingredients except water and oil and mix it well.
Add oil and again mix it, now add water as required.
Knead the mixture into hard dough.
Make small balls of the mixture and give it an oval shape.
Heat oil in a deep pan and fry muthiyas in oil over low flame till it turns golden brown in color.
Drain it on absorbent paper and serve with green chutney.

Methi Muthia

Methi Muthia is a deep fried gujarati snack which made from wheat flour, besan, sugar, sooji and methi.

Course Snack
Cuisine Gujarati
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chopped fresh fenugreek leaves/ methi
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram flour/ besan
  • tbsp. Semolina/ Sooji
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. Red chili powder
  • tbsp. Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Fruit salt
  • tbsp. Vegetable oil
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions

  1. Take chopped fresh fenugreek leaves in a vessel.

  2. Add salt and lemon juice to it. Set it aside for 10 minutes till the leaves are moist.

  3. Add all flours, spices, and all the ingredients except water and oil and mix it well.

  4. Add oil and again mix it, now add water as required.

  5. Knead the mixture into hard dough.

  6. Make small balls of the mixture and give it an oval shape.

  7. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry muthiyas in oil over low flame till it turns golden brown in color. 

  8. Drain it on absorbent paper and serve with green chutney.

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