Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe is a Gujarati muthia made with the added goodness of methi leaves, spinach leaves and cauliflower, all of which are diabetic friendly ingredients. Serve these muthias a tea time snack along with hot masala chai.

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Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe
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Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe is a delicious yet healthy Gujarati dish, loaded with green leafy vegetables like spinach and fenugreek leaves along with cauliflower, which is then combined with wheat flour and besan and spices to make the dough. Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia are then steamed and tossed in a cumin-fennel seed tadka along with curry leaves. 

You can made many variations to the traditional muthia. Here we have used cauliflower but you can also use doodhi, palak, amaranth leaves or cabbage. Instead of whole wheat you could even add multigrain atta available in the market to make these muthias more healthy.

Serve Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe along with Green chutney and masala chai for a tea time snack or a wholesome breakfast. 

Try our other Muthia recipes: 

  1. Karela Muthia Recipe - Bitter Gourd Steamed Dumplings
  2. Turia Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe - Gujarati Style Turai Sabzi
  3. Gujarati Mooli Bajra Muthia Recipe (Steamed and Tempered Grated Radish And Bajra-Besan Dumplings)

Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Cauliflower (gobi) , grated
  • 1/2 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak) , finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) , finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • To temper
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

How to make Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe

  1. To begin making the Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe, in a large mixing bowl, combine the cauliflower, spinach leaves, methi leaves, gram flour, whole wheat flour, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, cooking oil, sugar and coriander leaves. 

  2. Mix well to combine, and add water to bring the Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia dough together. We need a nice, firm dough. Do not knead the dough too much.

  3. Once the muthia dough has come together, divide the dough into three parts, now shape them into long hot dog style rolls and set aside.

  4. Heat a steamer on high heat, place these muthia rolls on a greased steamer plate and cover and cook for 15 minutes.

  5. After 15 minutes, open the lid, insert a greased knife into one of the rolls to check if the Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia has cooked, if the knife comes out clean it is steamed well.

  6. If not continue to cook for a few more minutes until done. Remove these Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia from the steamer and allow it to cool.

  7. Once the Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia have cooled, cut them into roundels and set aside.

To temper
  1. In a pan heat oil, on medium heat, add mustard seeds, and curry leaves and allow them to crackle.

  2. Next add the cumin seeds, add the Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia and toss for a few seconds.

  3. Serve Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe along with Green chutney and masala chai for a tea time snack.