Methi Ghavan

Methi Ghavan

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methi ghavan recipe | fenugreek rice dosa | ghavane | Maharashtrian ghavan Indian snack is a traditional recipe from Maharashtrian cuisine which is a quick and easy to make snack to be enjoyed when hunger strikes. Learn how to make fenugreek rice dosa.

To make methi ghavan, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl along 2 cups of water to make a batter of pouring consistency. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame, grease it lightly using a little oil. Pour a ladleful of batter on the tava (griddle) and spread evenly into a 125mm. (5”) diameter circle. Cook the ghavan using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more 11 ghavans. Serve immediately.

Not all dosas are from the south! Here is a quick and easy dosa from the land of Maharashtra. The batter for ghavane is made by just mixing together rice flour, methi leaves and spices, and there is no soaking or fermentation involved.

With the slight crunchiness of cumin seeds this soft fenugreek rice dosa sure it a yummy treat for your palate. This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh fenugreek leaves, especially when served hot off the pan on a winter or a rainy day!

You can serve this Maharashtrian ghavan Indian snack with green chutney as a delicious fare. Also try other Maharashtrian snack recipes like kothimbir vadi and methi tahlipeeth.

Tips for methi ghavan. 1. If you do not have methi leaves, you can replace them with other greens like spinach, coriander or cauliflower greens. 2. Add water gradually as the quantity of water usually depends on the quality of the flour.

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Methi Ghavan recipe - How to make Methi Ghavan

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 ghavan
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Ingredients


For Methi Ghavan
1 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
oil for greasing and cooking

Method
For methi ghavan

    For methi ghavan
  1. To make methi ghavan, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl along 2 cups of water to make a batter of pouring consistency.
  2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame, grease it lightly using a little oil.
  3. Pour a ladleful of batter on the tava (griddle) and spread evenly into a 125mm. (5”) diameter circle.
  4. Cook the ghavan using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more 11 ghavans.
  6. Serve the methi ghavan immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ghavan
Energy46 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates9.1 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat0.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.4 mg
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For the methi ghavan

    For the methi ghavan
  1. To make methi ghavan recipe | fenugreek rice dosa | ghavane | Maharashtrian ghavan Indian snack, we first need rice flour. Rice flour is made by grinding rice into a fine powder. While buying rice flour check that it should be white in colour and free flowing (free of lumps). 
  2. Next we need fenugreek leaves. Always select bunches that are fresh and green in colour. Avoid if they are yellow or very dry textured. Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. They are good source of iron.
  3. Wash methi leaves and chop them on a chopping board. 
  4. Add chopped methi leaves to the rice flour. 
  5. Add finely chopped green chillies. 
  6. Add grated ginger also. 
  7. Add cumin seeds for added flavour. 
  8. Add turmeric powder. 
  9. Add 1 tsp of oil.
  10. Add salt as per taste. 
  11. Add 2 cups of water. 
  12. Mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency.
  13. Then to make fenugreek rice dosa, heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame.
  14. Grease it lightly using little oil.
  15. Pour a ladleful of batter on the tava (griddle) to make a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle. You will notice that the batter spreads almost on its own. If necessary spread little to even it out. 
  16. Spread a little oil on the ghavane and let it cook on one side till it turns golden brown in colour. 
  17. Turnover and cook on the other side till it turns golden brown in colour.
  18. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more 11 Maharashtrian ghavan Indian snack.
  19. Serve methi ghavan immediately.

Reviews

Methi Ghavan
 on 05 May 19 01:07 AM
5

Methi Ghavan
 on 05 Mar 19 11:38 AM
5

These ghavans came out so well,nice colour and so very tasty.Everybody enjoyed it.A very simple recipe with basic ingredients. Will be making again doubling the quantity.
Tarla Dalal
05 Mar 19 01:24 PM
   Dear Winnie, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes from our website and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Methi Ghavan
 on 31 Jan 18 12:35 PM
5

Yum and tasty. Pretty healthy Dosa. My kids also loved it.
Methi Ghavan
 on 17 Apr 17 01:14 AM
5

Please how do i get some of this recipe cause hear in nigeria you can''t get this recipe Thanks
Tarla Dalal
17 Apr 17 08:57 AM
   Hi, You mean to say the ingredients?? Try in some Indian stores you might get them.
Methi Ghavan
 on 04 Apr 14 05:02 PM
5

Methi Ghavan
 on 02 Apr 14 03:55 PM
5

a perfect recipe for a busy early morning where not just time is a constraint but also imagine all the washing that follows it... this simple recipe comprises of ingredients that are readily available at home and it is ready to eat in almost 15-20 mins... great flavor... a light yet nutritious breakfast... i had it with green chutney... loved it!!
Methi Ghavan
 on 15 Jul 13 08:59 PM
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