Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe (Steamed Rice Dumplings)

A healthy gujarati snack that you can have for Breakfast or dinner and serve it along with a green chutney.

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Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe (Steamed Rice Dumplings)

Bhaat na Muthia Dhokla Recipe is a staple dish of every Gujarati kitchen home and every home has ways to invent dishes that can be made from leftover rice. Muthias a common staple in every Gujarati home is made by steaming dumplings of mashed rice combined with vegetables and spices.

Over the years of eating Muthias at many Gujarati family homes; I have tasted a variety of these dumplings each having a unique flavor and texture. Using this knowledge I have crafted a recipe that shows you how to bring out delicious tastes and textures at your own kitchen.

Serve these muthia’s along with Dhania Pudina Chutney and a glass of cold Pudina Buttermilk Recipe

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  3. Doodhi Na Muthiya Dhokla Recipe
  4. Green Moong Dal Dhokla Recipe (Savory Steamed Mung Bean Cakes)

*Alternative Vegetables

Apart from bottle gourd, finely chopped cabbage, grated carrots, grated beetroot, finely chopped spinach go very well into the muthias, making it wholesome and nutritious.

Cuisine: Gujarati
Course: Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    Main Ingredients
  • 2 cups Cooked rice , (left over rice can be used)
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger , finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania) , small bunch, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , grated
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients for seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 6 Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves (Dhania) , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil

Directions for Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe (Steamed Rice Dumplings)

  1. To make the Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe, we will first prepare the steamer by filling it with water and grease the steamer plates.

  2. Using a large wide bowl combine all the ingredients for the muthias and mash well using a masher or with your hands. The mixture will look like a firm ball of dough.

  3. Divide the above mixture into 15-20 equal portions and shape them into ovals.

  4. Place the portions of the dumplings 1 inch apart on the greased plates and steam on high heat for 15 minutes. Turn off heat and allow the Muthia to rest for 5 minutes with the steamer lid opened. Transfer the steamed bhaat na muthia portions onto a serving platter.

  5. Next we will make the seasoning for the Bhaat na Muthia. Heat oil in a small pan on medium heat; add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves and allow them to crackle.

  6. Drizzle the seasoning on top of the muthias and garnish with the grated coconut and coriander leaves and serve.

  7. Serve these Bhaat Ka Muthia Dhokla along with Dhania Phudina Ni Chutney and a glass of cold Chaas as a tea time snack or as a quick weeknight dinner.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 11 January 2018 16:38

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