Home » Appetizers » Muthiya (for Undhiyu)

Translate this page into your language:
| All Recipes.. |

Muthiya is a very Gujarati thing – it is often served with tea as a snack or is an essential part of a very famous Gujarati dish – Undhiyu. These bite-size pieces of flavor are just spectacular had either way. The combination of Fenugreek and the spice is a perfect insight to the great Gujarati cuisine. Enjoy these wonderful Muthiyas today.

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Makes: approx 40 bite-size muthiyas

Ingredients:

Besan/ Chickpea flour – 1 cup
Suji/Semolina – 1/4 cup
Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp
Sugar – 1 tsp
Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Oil – 1 tbsp
Fenugreek Leaves (Methi) – 1/2 cup, chopped
Cilantro (Cilantro) – 12 sprigs, chopped
Green Chilli Paste – to taste
Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
Water – 1 tbsp or as needed
Oil – for deep frying

Method:

1. In a wide bowl, combine Chick-pea Flour, Semolina, Baking Soda, Sesame Seed, Sugar and Salt.
2. Mix and incorporate all the ingredients.
3. Add in the Oil and mix well into the dry ingredients.
4. Add in Fenugreek Leaves, Cilantro, Chili Paste and Lemon Juice and mix again.
5. Add in Water, 1 tsp at a time till all the ingredients come together to form a dough.
6. Heat Oil for deep-frying on medium heat.
7. Smear the palms of hands with a little Oil so the dough does not stick.
8. Take a teaspoon amount of dough and form oval shaped balls.
9. Once Oil is hot, smear finger-tips with Oil as well and pick the Muthiyas and drop gently into the Oil.
10. Roll them around in the Oil to ensure even color and cooking.
11. Once the Muthiyas are a golden brown, pull them to the side of the pan and allow the excess Oil to roll off.
12. Trasfer the Muthiyas on to a paper-lined plate.
13. Store to have with Tea or set aside to make Undhiyu.

| All Recipes.. |

Pin It

Stay informed
Print

Similar Recipes:

  1. Daal Dhokri (Dal Dhokli)

    After a lot of (over) indulgence during the holidays, its time to get back to hearty, homey comfort foods. Daal Dhokli is simply a bowl...

  2. Gujarati Daal How-to Video

    Gujarati Daal (or daar) has a perfect balance of flavors — sweet, sour, spicy! Combined with plain white rice, this daal is the ultimate end...

  3. Dhebra (Gujarati Snack)

    So Gujjus and snacks can never be parted! And we can honestly say, Gujaratis do make the best snacks! This Dhebra is easy and amazing...

  4. Daal Dhokali

    Submitted by:Snehal Puranik This is the Tradional Gujarati dish. It is a combination of Daal (toor Daal ) and Dhokali ( made of Wheat Flour...

  5. Gujarati Daal

    Gujarati Daal (or daar) has a perfect balance of flavors — sweet, sour, spicy! Combined with plain white rice, this daal is the ultimate end...

Other Interesting Indian Appetizers

Paneer Pinwheels - Party Appetizer recipe Chakli (Chakri Murukku) recipe Namak Pare (Savory Bites) recipe Khaman - Gujarati Appetizer recipe
Hot & Spicy Sev - A Perfect Savory Snack / Namkeen recipe Sauteed Stuffed Jalapenos recipe Baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe Spinach & Artichoke Dip recipe
Samosa - Indian Appetizer recipe Quick Snacks recipe Puri for Pani Puri recipe Pani for Pani Puri - Indian Chat Recipe recipe
Mirchi Bhajji recipe Queso Dip recipe Seven Layer Dip recipe Egg Rolls recipe
Batata Vada (Vada Pav) recipe Pizza Dip - A Perfect Party Appetizer recipe Guacamole, A Mexican Side Kick! recipe Ragda Patties (Pattice) recipe
Hummus recipe Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce recipe Reshmi Kebab recipe Dum Kebab (Meatloaf) Recipe recipe
Tofu Stir-Fry recipe Masaledar Aloo (Spiced Potatoes) recipe Curried Chicken Bites recipe Vegetable Cutlets Recipe recipe
Khandvi - Gujarati Snack recipe Seekh Kebab Recipe recipe Tawa Gobi - Pan Seared Cauliflower recipe Spicy Potato Wedges recipe
Healthy Cereal Chivda - A Perfect Munchie! recipe Vegetable Quesadilla recipe Dahi Vada - Indian Appetizer Recipe recipe Desi Fondue recipe
Fish Cutlets recipe Aloo Tikki - Indian Appetizer Recipe recipe Crispy Seasoned Arbi (Taro Root) - Indian Snack Recipe recipe Stuffed Peppers - Indian Appetizer Recipe recipe
How to Make Vegetable Puffs - Indian Snack Recipe recipe How to make Sooji Dhokla - Indian Appetizer Recipes recipe Bread Idli recipe Channa Dal Bada (Bhajji) recipe
Sarvapindi recipe Bread Pakoda recipe Poha Chivda recipe Black Bean & Corn Dip recipe
Pakodas - Crispy Fried Fritters recipe Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian (Dry) recipe Rice Cheela recipe Fish Cutlets recipe
Urad Dal Kebab recipe Tikkas - Chicken & Paneer recipe Bread Cutlet recipe Dahi Sev Puri (Chaat) recipe
Masala Peanuts (aka Raja Special ) recipe Adai recipe Tri-Color Stir-fry recipe Papdi Chaat recipe
Pan-Seared Shrimp recipe Bhel Puri - Chaat recipe Roasted Chutney Paneer recipe Rava Idli - Indian Cuisine Recipes recipe
Masala Papad recipe Puda / Chilla (Savoury Pancakes) recipe Shammi Kebabs recipe