Saturday, May 31, 2008

Healthy Muthiya

1 bunch spinach leaves chopped finely
1 carrot greated
2 tablespoons bengal gram(besan)
1 tablespoon semolina(suji)
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon ajwaein
1/4 teaspoon asefoetida(hing)
1 small cup fenugreek leaves chopped finely
1 1/2 teaspoons green chilli-ginger-garlic paste
4 tablespoons wheat flour(gehun ka aata)
2 tablespoon oil salt to taste

Garnishing (Optional)
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
curry leaves
green chillies coriander leaves

In a bowl, combine all the flour items, greated carrot, spinach and fenugreek leaves. Mix all the ingredients in it and knead into a soft dougn using water.
Apply a little oil on your hands and divide the mixture into bite sized portion and press between your palms and fingers. Then place muthyia in a steamer. Steam for 15 to 20 mintures and serve hot with chutney or ketchup.
Garnishing (Optional)
Cut muthiyas into small pieces. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, jeera, curry leaves and cut green chillies veritcally into long pieces. Thean add muthia in i. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve with chutney.