Methi Moothia (Steamed fenugreek dumplings in a thick gravy)

Methi Moothia (Steamed fenugreek dumplings in a thick gravy)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 279


  • 3 1/2 oz Gram flour besan
  • 1/2 cup Fenugreek methi leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil

for the gravy:

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 Onion medium-sized, chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes peeled
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger adrak paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic lasan paste


  • Sift the gram flour in a bowl, add fenugreek leaves, green chilli, and oil. Knead into a semi-hard dough and let the dough rest for 5 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 1/2 inch round balls. Grease the steamer and steam the balls for about 7-8 minutes.
  • For the gravy, heat the oil in a wok (kadhai); add the onion and fry till brown.
  • Add the tomatoes, cumin seeds, ginger paste, and garlic paste; cook for about 10 minutes or till the gravy is thick.
  • Add the steamed balls and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with roti.
Calories: 279 kcal
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Protein: 13 g
Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 78 mg
Potassium: 633 mg
Fiber: 12 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 544 IU
Vitamin C: 13 mg
Calcium: 79 mg
Iron: 12 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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