methi muthia


Wheat flour                                                        1 cup

Buttermilk                                                          as required for making the full dough(no water)

Methi leaves chopped                                   ½ cup

Coriander leaves-finely chopped            ½ cup

Salt                                                                        as required

Turmeric powder                                            pinch

Cooking oil                                                         2 spoons for mixing with dough+qty as required for frying

Saunf(sombu)                                                   ½ spoon

Garam masala powder                                 ½ spoon

Green chilly                                                        2 to 3

Chilli powder/pepper powder                   little(optional)

Ginger                                                                   one piece

Garlic                                                                     3 to 4 cloves

Til                                                                            as required

Sugar                                                                     1 spoon

Besan(kadalai mavu)                                    1 spoon


  • Make a paste of green chilies, garlic and ginger.
  • Mix all the items mentioned above(leaving behind the oil mentioned for deep frying),  using only buttermilk(not water) to a consistency similar to roti dough.
  • Make shapes as shown in picture.
  • Heat oil, deep fry the muthias and take out.
  • Excellent snack item to enjoy with tea.

Recipe shared by Mrs. Nishita Jatin Parikh, my flat friend.


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