Oat And Spring Onion Muthia - Steamed Savory Quick And Healthy

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Nov. 28, 2013

Delicious, healthy, nutritious, steamed and tempered dumplings from Gujarati Cuisine Vegetable Muthia, can be prepared with variety of veggies and flours. I usually use cabbage, spring onion, Dudhi(bottle gourd) and in fact some greens like Fenugreek leaves (Methi), spinach, kale, Dill can be used as well.


Oats 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Semolina 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Gram flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((chickpea flour))
Wheat flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Oil 4 Tablespoon
Spring onion 2 Cup (32 tbs) , chopped finely
Ginger To Taste , minced
Garlic To Taste , minced
Green chillies To Taste , minced
Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Yogurt 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Baking soda 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/4 Tablespoon
Cumin powder 1/4 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Sugar To Taste
For the tempering
Mustard seeds 1 Tablespoon
Sesame seed 1 Teaspoon ((to taste))



1.In a large bowl add all the ingredients except oil and baking soda. Mix well. Set aside.

2.Prepare the steamer by filling water at the bottom and placing the steam basket.

3.To the bowl with the ingredients mixture add the baking powder and sprinkle water little by little and mix well till it forms a soft dough. Wet the hands with water and take small portions of the mixture and place it in the steam basket.

4.Steam it for around 20 minutes. Remove from the steamer and let it sit till it can be handles. Slice it into large pieces.

5.In a frying pan, heat oil. Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter, followed by sesame seeds. Cover and let them splutter. Add a pinch of asafoetida and sauté for 2 seconds. Add the sliced steamed muthia and sauté for a few minutes or till it absorbs the tempering and is covered by the sesame seeds.


6.In a serving plate, serve the muthia as snacks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 247Calories from Fat 100

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4169 mg173.71%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet