Methi Gajar Muthia

An all time favourite Gujarati snack, methi and gajar make it extra nutritious. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Methi Gajar Muthia
Main Ingredients Whole wheat flour (atta), Gram flour (besan)
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Methi Gajar Muthia

  • 3 1/2 cups Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 cup Wheat bran
  • 1 cup Fenugreek leaves (methi) finely chopped
  • 2 small Carrots grated
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste freshly made
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (til) roasted
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • for greasing Oil


  1. Mix together the whole-wheat flour, gram flour and wheat bran. Add salt, sugar, turmeric power, red chilli powder, green chilli paste, fresh garlic paste, ginger paste, garam masala powder, fenugreek leaves, carrots, lemon juice, sesame seeds and soda bicarbonate.
  2. Knead to semi-soft dough using very little water. Pour two to three cups of water in a steamer and place a greased colander over it.
  3. Divide the dough into twelve equal portions and roll into cylindrical shapes of one inch diameter. Arrange the muthias on a greased colander and steam for fifteen to twenty minutes or till done. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2215
Carbohydrates 416.9
Protein 83.3
Fat 23.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 9.1gm