Thursday, 26 July 2012

Dudhi Muthiya

Dudhi Muthiya

(Bottle Gourd)

Dudha Muthiya

Dudha Muthiya


2 cups grated bottle gourd (dudhi)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour 
1 cup semolina
1/2 cup gram flour
2 tsp ginger-green chili paste

1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp sesame seeds 

1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 
1/2 tsp fennel seeds 
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp mustard seeds 
2 tbsp chopped coriander
2 tbsp oil
2 pinches of soda bi-carb
Salt to taste 


1. Squeeze out excess water from grated bottle gourd.

2. Combine bottle gourd, whole wheat flour, semolina, gram flour, ginger-green chili paste,
    turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, lemon juice, coriander, soda
    bi-carb, asafoetida, salt & 1 tsp of oil in a bowl.

3. Mix well & knead into a soft dough adding water as required. 

4. Divide dough into 4-5 equal portion, shape each portion into a cylindrical roll.

5. Arrange rolls on a greased sieve & steam for 20 mins.

6. Remove, cool slightly, cut into slices & keep aside.

7. For the tempering, heat  remaining  oil in a non-stick kadhai & add mustard seeds.

8. When seeds crackle, add sesame seeds, asafoetida & sauté on a medium flame for 
    a few seconds.

9. Add muthiya pieces, sauté on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes or till they turn crisp.

10. Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Dudha Muthiya

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1 comment:

  1. Would love to try out this recipe. I keep repeating the same style of cooking for bottle gourd and am glad to see a new version. Fabulous and interesting flavored side dish.