Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia

Methi Muthias

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Gujarati Methi Muthias are fist-shaped deep-fried snacks made of mixed flours, flavoured excitingly with methi and other ingredients.

The tongue-tickling flavour and exciting crunch of muthias make them very versatile – they can be enjoyed plain or added to dals, kadhis, gravies and even rice dishes to enliven a meal!

These muthias are used in the popular traditional Gujarati recipe Oondhiya and also in Sprouted Curry with Methi Muthia .

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Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia recipe - How to make Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 muthias
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  1. Combine the methi leaves and little salt in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 5 minutes and squeeze out all the excess liquid from the methi leaves.
  2. Combine the methi and all the remaining ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough, using approx. 1 tbsp of water.
  3. Divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each portion roughly into an oval by rolling it between your palms and fingers.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the muthias, a few at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per muthia
Energy37 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates4.6 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.2 mg

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Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia
 on 24 Jul 17 10:49 PM

Can this muthia be stored as well ? And if yes then for how long ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, these are not jar snacks, these muthias are the one''s we add in oondhiya, however they can be stored for a day or two.
25 Jul 17 08:30 AM
Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia
 on 12 Jun 17 02:04 PM

can we bake them in the microwave instead of frying it? please reply
Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia
 on 30 Nov 16 06:15 AM

Methi Muthias, Gujarati Methi Muthia
 on 15 Apr 16 09:55 AM

This recipe is a part of oondhiya but I enjoy it with a hot cup of tea for my evening snack. The crispiness is just wow, Worth a try !!
Methi Muthias
 on 09 Apr 11 10:33 AM

Seems nice and tasty, but this is a recipe of Methi Muthia and in ingredients,chopped Palak is given
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Lopa, Thank you for informing us , we have rectified the recipe...
09 Apr 16 04:15 PM