Oats Methi Muthia Recipe-Healthy Diabetic Friendly Muthia
Give this Oats Methi Muthia Recipe is try for breakfast. The muthia is made a lot more healthier with the addition of oatmeal, jowar flour and finally tossed in a mustard and sesame seeds adds to its delicious flavour.
This Oats Methi Muthia Recipe, has been given a healthy twist. The traditional Gujarati snack is made completely healthy and nutritious with added goodness of oat flour, jowar/sorghum flour and semolina.
All of those ingredients which are perfect to be included in the diet of a diabetic. We steam cook it to retain all the nutrients and then slice and toss it in a tadka of jeera and til seeds along with some nuttiness from the sesame seeds.
Did you know: Since oatmeal is a good complex carb, it has the ability to slow down the digestion of sugar. It makes sure the sugar is not absorbed too quickly by the body.This reduces blood sugar spikes and keeps your blood sugar levels stable. Hence it shall be included in the diet of diabetics.
Jowar, a complex carbohydrate, is digested slowly, prompting a more gradual rise in blood sugar. That’s why it’s a great diet choice for diabetics and people who want to lose weight.
Fenugreek leaves is very good for people with diabetes because it contains fibre and other chemicals that are thought to slow digestion and the body’s absorption of carbohydrates and sugar.
If you liked the Oats Methi Muthia Recipe, you can take a look at some more Diabetic friendly recipes:
- Jolada Roti Recipe (Jowar Bhakri)
- Palak Ragi Oats Wheat Thepla (Multigrain Flat Bread with Spinach)
- Spinach And Millet Pulav Recipe
For the Oats Methi Muthia
- 1/4 cup Oats Flour , or instant oats powdered
- 1/4 cup Jowar Flour (Sorghum)
- 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 2 tablespoons Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
- 2 tablespoons Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1/2 cup Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) , finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 tablespoon Jaggery
- Salt , to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon Enos Fruit Salt
- 1 Lemon , juice extracted
- 1 tablespoon Oil For the tadka
- 1 teaspoon Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
- 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 6 sprigs Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
How to make Oats Methi Muthia Recipe-Healthy Diabetic Friendly MuthiaFor the Oats Methi Muthia
To begin making the Oats Methi Muthia Recipe, powder the oats in a mixer grinder and keep it ready.
In a large mixing bowl, combine, the powdered oats, jowar flour, besan flour, sooji, dahi, methi, green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, enos fruit salt, lemon juice, curd, oil and salt.
Add very little water if required just to bring the Methi Muthia dough together. We need a nice, firm dough. Do not knead the dough too much.
Once the muthia dough has come together, divide the dough into three parts, now shape them into long logs and set aside.
Heat a steamer on high heat, place these muthia rolls on the steamer plate and cover and cook for 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes, open the lid, insert a greased knife into one of the rolls to check if the Oats Methi Muthia has cooked, if the knife comes out clean it is steamed well.
If not continue to cook for a few more minutes until done. Remove these Oats Methi Muthia from the steamer and allow it to cool.
Once the Oats Methi Muthia have cooled, cut them into roundels and set aside.
In a pan heat oil, on medium heat, add mustard seeds, and curry leaves and allow them to crackle.
Next add the sesame seeds and asafoetida, add the Oats Methi Muthia and toss for a few seconds and stir in the coriander leaves.