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Gujrati Muthia.jpg
Place of originIndia
Region or stateGujarat,Chhattisgarh
Main ingredientsGram flour, methi, turmeric, chili powder
Other information06292610

Muthia is a Gujarati dish.[1] The name is derived from the way it is made, from the 'gripping' action of the hand. It is a vegan dish. It is made up of chickpea flour, methi (fenugreek), salt, turmeric, chili powder, and an optional bonding agent/sweetener such as sugar and oil.

This dish can be eaten steamed or fried (after steaming). In Gujarat, this item is known as Muthiya/Velaniya/Vaataa etc. This item is known as 'vaataa' in Charotar area located in Central Gujarat. Other varieties are made by using coarse flour of wheat and leafy vegetables such as amaranth, spinach, Luni or grated bottle gourd or peel of bitter gourd (karela) After steaming, they are tempered with sesame seeds and mustard seeds.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Muthia Recipe – Recipezaar". Retrieved 19 July 2007.

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