Healthy Muthiya To Go With Breakfast Or Dinner For Diabetics.

By Manav Sodhi +2 more

Are you bored of eating roti, dal, sabzi for dinner? Try something with similar ingredients and add variety instead! Teaming this recipe with a bowlful of soup can surely lift your spirits for a sumptuous evening. Also, this can be had for breakfast. 


  • 2 cups – Whole wheat flour (can use bajra flour too)
  • 1 cup – Chickpea flour (besan) 
  • 1 ½ cup – Finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves 
  • 1 ½ cup – Finely chopped coriander leaves 
  • 1 cup – Coarsely chopped onion greens 
  • 1 cup – Bottle gourd 
  • 1 tbsp Fenugreek (methi) seeds 
  • 1 tbsp Mustard seeds 
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds 
  •  ½ cup – Curd 
  • 2 tbsps – Ginger chilli paste
  • 8-10 no. Curry leaves 
  •  ½ tsp – Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Hing 
  • 1 tsp – Methi masala (optional)
  • 1 ½ tbsp – Double filtered groundnut oil 


1. Measure and prepare ingredients.

2. Bind all the ingredients except for 1 tbsp oil, onion greens, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves, methi masala & hing.

3. Use  ½ tsp oil while binding the dough like roti atta.

4. Take a steaming pot & grease the steaming plate.

5. Take a cricket ball equivalent dough in your palms & make thin cylindrical muthiyas with all the dough. Grease your palms if the dough is sticky.

6. Steam them in the hot steaming pot for 10 mins on low flame.

7. Remove & let them cool for about 5 mins. Cut the cylinders into bite-sized pieces. 

8. Take a steel wok and put it on flame.


9. To temper – add oil, sesame seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds & allow them to pop. Then add hing, curry leaves, coarsely chopped green chillies, chopped onion greens, methi masala & muthiya pieces. 

10. Stir fry for 2-3 mins. Switch off the flame & serve hot. 

Why this recipe?

Using healthy ingredients replaces traditional white rice, maida from your diet. We have also used vegetables, millet flour to make it healthier and reduce the GI of the recipe.  

Disclaimer: The information included at this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a healthcare professional. Because of unique individual needs, the reader should consult their physician to determine the appropriateness of the information for the reader’s situation.

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