Mooli Muthia ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )

Mooli Muthia ( Know Your  Green Leafy Vegetables )

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These steamed radish dumplings are an excellent source of calcium, vitamin a and c and fibre! this recipe is a delicious way to include this much-ignored vegetable in your diet.

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Mooli Muthia ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables ) recipe - How to make Mooli Muthia ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For the muthias

    For the muthias
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead to make a soft dough.
  2. Apply a little oil on your hands and divide the mixture into 4 equal portions.
  3. Shape each portion into a cylindrical roll approximately 150 mm. (6") length and 25 mm. (1") in diameter.
  4. Arrange the rolls on a greased sieve and steam in a steamer for 20 to 25 minutes.
  5. Remove, cool slightly and cut into 12 mm. (½”) slices and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  2. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and the muthia pieces and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour and crisp. Serve hot.

Handy tips:

    Handy tips:
  1. Use equal quantity of grated bottle gourd (doodhi\ lauki) instead of radish to make doodhi muthia as a variation. Remember to squeeze out the water from doodhi to avoid the muthias from turning soggy.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy292 cal
Protein11.1 g
Carbohydrates39.7 g
Fiber8.9 g
Fat9.7 g
Cholesterol1.2 mg
Sodium42.7 mg

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