Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe

Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe

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Mooli muthia, I love making muthias of different varieties, as they are steamed and easy to make. Not only that… they are an ideal way to incorporate flours and vegetables in your daily diet.

These muthias taste good with radish and radish leaves, while curds contribute to the flavour of this sweet, sour and spicy dish. Usually garlic combines well in muthias but those who do not like its strong flavour can reduce the quantity or even avoid it completely.

These muthias are a perfect treat with a cup of hot Masala Chai .

Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe recipe - How to make Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine the radish, radish leaves, besan, jowar flour, curds, coriander, lemon juice, ginger-green chilli paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, fruit salt, salt and 2 tsp of oil in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using approx. 2 tbsp of water.
  2. Apply a little oil on your hands and divide the mixture into 2 equal portions.
  3. Shape each portion into approximately 150 mm. (6”) length and 25 mm. (1”) in diameter cylindrical roll.
  4. Arrange both the rolls on a greased sieve and steam in a steamer for 20 to 25 minutes or till a knife inserted into the muthia comes out clean.
  5. Remove, cool slightly and cut into 25 mm. (1“) slices. Keep aside.
  6. For the tempering, heat the remaining 1 tsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  7. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  8. Add the muthia pieces and sauté gently on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy194 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates27.7 g
Fiber5.9 g
Fat6 g
Cholesterol1.2 mg
Sodium30.1 mg
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Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe
 on 13 Feb 18 04:26 PM

Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe
 on 26 Jan 16 06:32 PM

Thanks a lot for this wonderful recipe ...this is the first tym in my lyf that I have made something and that too this ..receives a lot of appreciation...
Tarla Dalal
27 Jan 16 10:34 AM
   Ankush. Great to hear that this is your first recipe you cooked and it worked well for you. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
Mooli Muthia ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 19 Jan 16 05:16 PM

Mooli muthia.. Is a quick recipe.. Its just mix and steam.. I really enjoy this healthy.. muthia.. I will make this often.. And my family just loves this..
Mooli Muthia ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 17 Jan 16 09:33 PM

This recipe was a big disaster as they turned out hard like rock ..There should have been something in to make it soft like bottle gourd or some other flour.
Tarla Dalal
20 Jan 16 09:23 AM
   Hi Shruti, To make the muthias soft, we have added fruit salt to the recipe which was not there in the recipe earlier. Thanks for bringing this error to our notice and we have rectified it. Do try this recipe again and share your valuable feedback with us.
Mooli Muthia ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 06 Dec 11 07:54 PM

Mooli Muthia ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 22 Nov 11 03:41 PM

Loved it. Easy to prepare and one can cook it and store it in the fridge. You cant taste the mooli and very healthy