Mooli Muthias

Mooli Muthias

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Steamed radish dumplings make a delicious and nutritious snack. Radish is one vegetable that most of us ignore inspite of it being a very good source of calcium, vitamin A and C and fibre. This recipe is a delicious way to include this much-ignored vegetable in your diet. If you don't want to make these dumplings with radish, use grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki) instead.

Mooli Muthias recipe - How to make Mooli Muthias

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time :    Total Time:     2Serves 2.
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1 cup grated radish (mooli) with stems and leaves
1/2 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp oil
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 large cloves garlic (lehsun), grated
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp sugar (optional)
salt to taste

For the tempering
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 1/2 tbsp oil

For the garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

Other ingredients
oil for greasing

    Main Procedure
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead to make a batter-like soft dough.
  2. Divide into 3 equal parts and roll each portion into a cylindrical shape approximately 125 mm. (5") in length.
  3. Place on a greased steaming dish and steam for 10 to 12 minutes till firm.
  4. Remove, cool and cut into 25 mm. (1") thick slices.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and sesame seeds.
  2. Add the sliced muthias and sauté over a low flame till they are lightly browned.
  3. Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy429 cal
Protein12.4 g
Carbohydrates54 g
Fiber10.3 g
Fat17.8 g
Cholesterol2.4 mg
Sodium53.6 mg
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