Delicious Muthiya Recipe

Delicious Muthiya Recipe

Delicious Muthiya Recipe (Steamed And Fried)

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 495 kcal


  • 2 cup Gram Flour (besan)
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • Water as required
  • 2.5 cups Fenugreek Leaves (methi leaves)
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Sooji (semolina)
  • 2 tsp White Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Ginger-Green Chili Paste

For Tempering Steamed Muthia

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp White Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 12 Curry Leaves


Preparing Muthiya Dough:

  • Thoroughly mix all the ingredients listed for the dough except for water.
  • Set aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add water and make a smooth dough.
    Do note that the addition of water will depend on the water content in the fenugreek leaves. So keep this in mind and if needed add more water.

Steaming Muthiya:

  • From half of the dough, make sausage shaped rolls and place them in a greased tray or container.
  • Steam these rolls for 17 to 20 minutes or till done.
  • Once lukewarm or cooled, slice the steamed rolls.

Making Tempering:

  • For the tempering, heat oil in a frying pan or kadai (wok). Add the mustard seeds, white sesame seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • Stir and fry until the mustard crackles.
  • Add the sliced steamed muthia. Mix and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Switch off heat and serve warm garnished with chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut

Making Fried Muthia:

  • Make small elongated cylindrical rolls from the remaining half of the dough.
  • Heat oil for shallow or deep frying in a kadai or frying pan.
  • Shallow or deep fry the muthia rolls till golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain them on kitchen tissues to remove excess oil.
  • Serve hot with some spicy or sweet chutney of your choice.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating