Muthia or Muthiya (Steamed Dumplings with Vegetable or Herb) Recipe Video

Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings10
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientHealthy,

Ingredients

Dry ingredients for the dough
 Jowar flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (Cracked wheat or whole wheat flour may be used)
 Gram flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Dhokla flour or kapuriya flour may be used)
 Corn flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Ground cumin2 Teaspoon
 Papad khar1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon (Use as per your taste) (Optional)
 Crushed peanuts2 Teaspoon
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon (Use as required)
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
Wet ingredients for the dough
 Oil5 Tablespoon
 Yogurt/Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Green chili paste1 Teaspoon (Use as per your taste)
 Fresh dill2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fenugreek leaves or spinach or green onion or shredded bottle gourd or even pigeon peas may be sued)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use as required)
For the seasoning
 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Asafoetida1 Pinch (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 205 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.1%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.39 mg

Sodium 156.8 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 2.8%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 7.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

1. Steamer

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Into the steamer add about 1 liter of water to steam the dumplings and bring it to a boil.
2. Using a cooking spray, lightly grease a steaming tray (with holes) and set it on top inside the steamer.
3. Clean the fresh dill leaves, wash, rinse and chop them finely. Set aside.

MAKING
4. Meanwhile, in a bowl take the jowar flour, corn flour and the gram flour. Use a spoon to combine well.
5. Add salt, ground cumin, papad khar, sugar, crushed peanuts, sesame seeds and turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredient well to combine.
6. Add oil, yogurt, green chili paste and the freshly chopped dill leaves. Combine well.
7. Add water little at a time and combine well.
8. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and make dumplings (muthiyas) and place into the prepared steamer. Steam for about 20 to 25 minutes.
9. Once done, set them aside to cool. Once the muthiyas are cool enough, cut them into bite size pieces.
10. Heat a pan with a couple of tablespoons of oil, mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the muthiyas and saute them till slightly golden brown.

SERVING
11. Serve as a snack at tea time.

TIPS
Dumplings of bite size may be made and can be either steamed or fried.
If the dumplings are to be fried, reduce the quantity of oil added to the dough.

Editors Review

If you enjoy eating Gujarati cuisine, the do try out this snack. They are called muthiya in Gujarati cuisine. The Chef has used fresh dill but you can use any other green vegetable like fenugreek. This snack is very healthy as it's steamed. These taste really nice with the Indian tea. So don't forget to check out the video.
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