Tuesday, February 11, 2020



For methi muthiya
Fresh fenugreek leaves (finely chopped) - 1 cup,
Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp,
Green chilli paste - 1 tsp,
Corse wheat flour - 1/2 cup,
Gram flour - 1/2 cup,
Bottle gourd (finely grated) - 1/4 cup,
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp,
Asafetida - 1/8 tsp,
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp,
Coriander & cumin powder - 1/2 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Sugar - 2 tsp,
Lemon juice - 1 tsp,
Cooking soda- 1/8 tsp,
Peanut oil - 1 1/2 tbsp,
Peanut oil - For frying.

For undhiyu

Peanut oil - 1/2 cup,
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp,
Asafetida - 1/4 tsp,
Indian flat broad beans - 1 cup,
Cluster beans (guvar) - 1 cup,
Indian broad beans - 1 cup,
Drumstick - 2,
Sweet potato - 1/2 cup,
Cauliflower - 1 1/2 cup,
Potato - 2 medium sized,
Eggplant - 1 large,
Fresh tuver lilva - 1/2 cup,
Fresh green gram - 1/2 cup,
Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp,
Tomato - 3/4 cup,
Garlic paste - 1 1/2 tbsp,
Green peas - 1/2 cup,
Salt - to taste,
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp,
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp,
Kashmiri red chili powder - 1 tbsp,
Coriander & cumin powder - 2 tsp,
Jaggery sugar - 1/4 tsp,
Water - 1 cup,
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup.


For Muthiya
In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients listed under the header of "For muthiya" section above.

Mix well and form into soft dough.

Divide prepared dough in 18 - 20 parts equally. Grease hands with oil and form into round shape balls as per given below image.

Deep fry prepared balls in batches over medium flame till it gets golden brown color.

Take out in a plate lined with paper towel.

For undhiya

Wash and dry all the vegetables well.
Remove strings from indian broad beans and cluster beans.
Cut potato, eggplant, cauliflower, sweet potato and drumstick in medium sized pieces.
Boil water in a pan and add cauliflower's cubes.

Let it seat for 1 minute and take out in a colander.

Heat a pan over medium flame and add oil (here i am using the same oil in which methi muthiya is fried to get good methi aroma and flavour.).

Add cumin seeds followed with asafetida.

Add indian broad beans, indian flat broad beans, cluster beans (guvar), drumstick, fresh green gram, green peas and fresh tuver lilva.

Mix well. Cook covered for 4-5 minutes.

Open the lid and add potato, eggplant, sweet potato and cauliflower cubes.

Mix well. Again cook covered for 4 - 5 minutes over medium low flame.

Now add ginger paste, garlic paste turmeric powder and salt.

Mix well. Again cook covered on medium low flame for 4-5 minutes.

Now add red chilli powder and kashmiri red chilli powder. Mix well.

Again cook covered for another 4-5 minutes.

Now add chopped tomato and mix well.

Again cook covered for 4-5 minutes.

Now add hot water followed with cumin & coriander powder and jaggery sugar. Mix well.

Now add prepared methi muthiya and mix well.

Let it cook covered over medium low flame till it gets well cooked.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

For muthiya
1/2 cup coarse wheat flour can be replaced with 6 tbsp regular wheat flour and 2 tbsp semolina.
Finely grated bottle gourd is work as moisture content, so do not use any water.
Adjust amount of finely grated bottle gourd as per quality of flour.
Deep fry methi muthiya over medium flame to cook evenly from inside.
Warm water can be use instead of finely grated bottle gourd.
Can make methi muthiya day ahead and refrigerate them.
Freeze methi muthiya in deep freezer up to 8 - 10 days.

For undhiyu
Add raw banana, purple yam or any other choice of vegetables of your choice.
Methi muthiya and indian broad beans are essential part of undhiyu, so do not skip them.
Serve with puri, roti or rotla.
Add or omit any vegetables of your choice.
Adjust amount of spices as per taste.
Here, i used clay pot, so cooking time may vary as per cooking vessel.

Video recipe -

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