Healthy Recipes: Doodhi Methi Muthia

Muthia is a healthy teatime snack packed with flavour and nutrition. The healthy recipe is easy to make and perfect when served with a cup of tea or coffee. Make a healthy choice and choose to steam them instead of frying them.

Tip: Wondering what to do with your leftover rice? Add 2 spoons full of rice to the muthia mixture below for better consistency.


1 cup   bottle gourd (lauki), grated and water removed
¼ cup  bengal gram (besan)
2 tbsp  semolina (suji)
2 tbsp  wheat flour (aata)
2 tsp    red chilli powder
2 tsp    turmeric powder
1 tbsp  dry fenugreek leaves (kasturi methi), hand crushed
2 tsp    coriander powder
2 tbsp  curd
coriander for garnish
salt and to taste

For Tempering
1 tsp    mustard seeds
1 tsp    sesame seeds
10-12   curry leaves
2 tsp    sugar


  • Take lauki, besan, suji, aata, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, curd, kasturi methi, salt in a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Make sausage shape long rolls of 1 inch diameter and place on a steaming tray for steaming in a dutch oven on a medium flame with the lid on and Redi-Temp® valve open.
  • Once the valve whistles, close the Redi-Temp® valve and cook on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes, transfer the sausage shaped rolls on chopping board and slice them.
  • Preheat the skillet on a medium flame, add sesame seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, sugar, sliced muthias and toss it until completely coated.
  • Serve with mint sauce and tomato ketchup.

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