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Methi muthiya ia a popular Gujarathi snack recipe. These are deep or shallow fried dumplings made from fresh fenugreek, besan and a few spices. These are also used in undhiyo. A very easy and healthy snack option when steamed and shallow fried. Give it a try and write to me.


  • 1 1/2 cup Methi / Fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 cup Besan / Chick pea flour
  • 1/2 cup Wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp White sesame seeds
  • A pinch of Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Green chili paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
Methi Muthiya - Marathi Recipe


  • Take fenugreek leaves and wash these really good.
  • Chop fenugreek finely and take these into a dish.
  • Add besan, wheat flour, turmeric powder, green chili paste, ginger paste, sugar, oil, white sesame seeds, baking soda and salt.
  • You can add grated ginger too.
  • Mix everything well together.
  • Try to press it while mixing.
  • Add very little water and knead the dough. 1- 2 tsp water will be sufficient.
  • When the dough is well kneaded make small balls from it.
  • Roll the balls round and then give oval shape.
  • Do not make bigger balls. Keep bite size.
  • Heat up oil in a pan. When oil is enough hot drop muthiya in it.
  • Fry on medium heat until muthiya get nice golden color from all sides.
  • Take muthiya out into a dish.
  • Muthiya are already.


  • You can rub salt to chopped fenugreek and rest it a while. Squeeze water from it to reduce the bitterness.
  • If you press and mix the dry ingredients, it helps to release the moisture if any in fenugreek and mixes with flour. The dough doesn’t become thin later.
  • You can steam and shallow fry the muthiya if you don’t want to deep fry these.
  • You can directly shallow fry these. You also can shallow fry methi muthiya in appe patra.

Methi Muthiya - Marathi Recipe

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