Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack

Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack

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Crisp and flavour-packed whole wheat flour dapkas with the mild sweetness of bananas and the perky taste of fenugreek leaves.

This unique combination of bananas and methi makes this Methi Kela Dapka a truly memorable treat. Other ingredients like green chillies and ginger add to the spicy side of this popular Gujarati snack, giving it a really rich flavour.

One thing you need to remember is that the Methi Kela Dapka tastes best when it is served immediately. You will not relish it after it gets cold. So, serve it hot and fresh with a cup of steaming hot tea!

Try other Gujarati delicacies like the Palak Methi na Muthia and the Toovar Methi na Dhokla .

Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack recipe - How to make Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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  1. Combine the fenugreek leaves and salt in a deep bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out all the excess water by pressing it between your hands.
  3. Combine all the ingredients, including the fenugreek leaves and approx. 1¼ cups of water into a deep bowl and mix very well.
  4. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture into hot oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  5. Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy214 cal
Protein3.9 g
Carbohydrates27.1 g
Fiber3.7 g
Fat10.2 g
Cholesterol0.8 mg
Sodium17.1 mg


Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack
 on 03 Apr 17 02:51 PM

I had a lot of fenugreek leaves at home, so when I came across this recipe and it was just so good, I made this on a sunday evening and served it to my family members with hot cup of tea and coffee and they enjoyed it a lot.
Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack
 on 11 Mar 17 03:56 PM

Surprisingly it was a very tasty i made it at 3 occasions and it became a instant hit... So delicious... No need of sauce or ketchup... just tasty on its own...
Methi Kela Dapka, Gujarati Snack
 on 23 Feb 17 03:33 PM

These are my favourite since my childhood days, they were always made on sundays for lunch as a farsan and they taste soo good. The combo of methi along with bananas is just wow