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Zucchini Muthia - Steamed Zucchini Muthia Recipe

Radhika
Zucchini Muthia, a healthy and nutritious Gujarathi tea time snack.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Zucchini - 1 cup grated
  • Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Besan or chickpea flour - 1/2 cup
  • Soya flour - 1/4 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Curd or yogurt - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 1/2 tbsp

For Seasoning:

  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • White sesame seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Fresh grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves- 1 tbsp
  • Asafetida - 2 pinch



Instructions
 

  • Grate zucchini using a grater or use a food processor and measure 1 cup.
  • In a mixing bowl take whole wheat flour, chickpeas flour, soya flour and mix together with your finger tips.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, sugar, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder and baking soda.
  • Squeeze lemon juice.
  • Add grated zucchini, curd and oil.
  • Mix with your finger tips till it comes together into soft and pliant dough.
  • Do not add water to make the dough as the zucchini will leave out water.
  • Grease your plans with oil.
  • Divide the dough into 6-8 parts.
  • Roll each part into a long cylindrical shape.
  • Steam in a steamer basket for 10-12 mins over medium low flame until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Let them cool down completely.
  • Cut each cylinder into ΒΌ inch bite sized roundels and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add cumin seeds, asafetida, white sesame seeds and roast for 4-5 seconds.
  • Add the cut roundels and mix well.
  • Add grated coconut and toss well to coat each roundel. Take off from the stove.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Zucchini muthia is ready to be served hot.