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BAJRA METHI MUTHIYA/ BAJRE METHI KE MUTHIYA

mayurisjikoni
Bajri Methi Na Muthiya is a healthy and steamed Gujarati snack. Easy to make and delicious. Especially when stir fried with garlic and served with a drizzle of lemon juice.  
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
COOLING TIME: 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Light Meal, Snack
Cuisine Gujarati
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

FOR THE MUTHIYA DOUGH:

  • 2 cups bajra flour pearl millet flour
  • 1 cup chopped fresh fenugreek methi
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1-1¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ cup sour plain yogurt
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp ajmo carom seeds
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida optional

FOR THE TEMPERING/VAGHAR:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic peeled and sliced

Instructions
 

  • Mix all the ingredients except chopped fenugreek in a big bowl.
  • Add water and the chopped fenugreek.
  • Mix well till you get a dough that is not too soft or too hard.
  • Allow the dough to rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Take some extra oil in a small bowl.
  • I use a perforated steel plate or colander.
  • Smear your plate or steaming device with some oil.
  • Smear oil over your palms.
  • Shape the muthiya. Here I have made small long oval shapes using about a tablespoon of the dough.
  • Arrange them in the plate or colander.
  • Get your steaming device ready.
  • Put some water in your steaming device and bring it to a boil over medium heat.
  • I use an old pan with a stand.
  • I place the steel basket or colander over the stand.
  • Cover the pan with a lid.
  • Allow the muthiya to steam for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, remove the plate from the steaming device.
  • Allow the muthiya to cool down completely.
  • Can deep fry or stir fry them. I chose to stir fry them.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wide pan over medium heat.
  • Add the seeds and garlic. Mix well.
  • Immediately add the steamed muthiya.
  • Stir fry them for 5-7 minutes till they become light golden in colour.
  • Serve immediately with a wedge of lemon.
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