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Methi muthiya recipe, how to make Gujarati muthia recipe

Methi muthia recipe with step wise photos. Quick easy to make healthy steamed methi muthia with chickpea flour and fenugreek leaves.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Gujarati
Servings: 4
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup gram flour/ besan/ kadalai mavu
  • 1 1/2 cups methi leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon semolina/ sooji/ rava
  • 2 green chilies+ 1/2 inch ginger crushed
  • 1 tablespoon curd
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 pinches baking soda
  • Salt
  • Water as needed
  • To temper steamed methi muthia
  • 2 teaspoons il
  • 20 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds


  • Take all the ingredients mentioned for dough except water in a bowl. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes. Now the fenugreek leaves or methi leaves will leave out some water. Mix well and form a dough.If needed add little water and make the dough. The dough should be soft and tight.
  • Grease a plate or idli plate with few drops of oil. Shape the prepared dough into 3 big cylinders or like sausages.
  • Place the shaped dumplings on greased plate and steam for 20 minutes. Once steamed let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Now slice the steamed muthias.
  • To temper steamed methi muthia :
  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a pan. Temper with mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add the steamed muthia and saute for 10 minutes in low flame. Serve methi mutha with sweet chutney.
  • You can also just mix the tempering with steamed muthia and serve.


Calories: 389kcal