Green Muthia - Spinach Fenugreek Dumplings

by Archana
(Navi Mumbai)

Steamed muthia with palak and methi leaves

Muthia means a fist. It refers to the shape of this dumpling. You may change the shape if you wish.

Ingredients for palak methi muthia

- Fresh Spinach(palak) leaves - 1 bunch chopped
- Fenugreek (Methi)leaves - 1 cup chopped
- Spring onions - 1/2 bunch chopped
- Onion-1 chopped
- Green chili paste- according to taste
- Rava (sooji - semolina)- 3 tbsp
- Besan(chickpea flour)-3 tbsp
- wheat flour-6 tbsp
- Fresh Coriander(cilantro)Leaves -a few sprigs finely chopped
- Black pepper powder -1/2 tsp
- Salt and lemon - according to taste

Making green muthia

* Mix all together.
* Take a fistful and form in to balls or muthiyas (dumplings)or log shapes.
* Place in a steamer and steam for 15 minutes.

Serve with green chutney or any other favorite chutney for breakfast, snack or as a side dish with lunch or dinner. You may also serve it with tomato ketchup.

It is also a great dish to serve for a party as you can make it in advance.

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Jan 29, 2011
I made this
by: Namita


I made this muthia and it came out very well. My family loved it. This gives me another interesting way to add greens to our meals.


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