Muthia a Traditional Gujrati Recipe

This is a great Gujarati dish with loads of great vegetables and meat with coconut cream, tastes amazing, a great traditional comfort food!
2 to 3 cups boiled meat (keep aside to be ended at the end)
1/2 cup oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 hot pepper
1 med onion sliced thinly
3 potatoes peeled and cubed
1 tsp ginger and garlic
1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp cumin and coriander powder
salt to taste
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 big eggplant cut in 2 inch cubes
4 cups spinach chopped
1 14 oz can of toovar lilva (bharazi) (pigeon peas)
2 cups red kidney beans
11/2 cups cluster beans or (guvar) (boiled)
11/2 cups drumsticks (optional) (boiled) (saragavo)
1 19 oz can of coconut cream with milk
2 tbsp fresh or dried fenugreek leaves
1 tbsp lemon pepper
1 tbsp gharam masala
1 to 2 cups chora dal (cracked black eyed beans) boiled can also be added to this dish…
For the dumplings
11/2 cup millet flour or (bajri)
2 tbsp bharazi or toovar lilva
11/2 tsp ginger and garlic
3 tbsp spinach
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp cumin and coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
the spinach and toovar are part of the whole ing of the muthia so just keep some aside to add to these dumplings. Bind the dough with water so you have some dumplings which should be not too soft and too hard…. You can go ahead and steam these on the stove with a little water, and keep aside to add it to the muthia in the end!
Boil meat and keep aside, boil the guvar and saragavo and keep aside. Heat oil in a big pot and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and the peppers, once they crackle add the onions and saute till it is golden brown but make sure you don’t burn the onions or the muthias will come out bitter. while the onions are browning prepare the muthia dumplings and steam them keeping it ready to be ended in the end when the muthias are completely cooked. Once the onions are nice and golden brown add ginger and garlic, crushed tomatoes, and potatoes, saute all these ingredients really well until they are half done. Next the turmeric, cayenne, cumin and coriander powder and salt to taste. Next add the tomato paste, and egg plant making sure you stir all the ingredients really really well, at this point add the fenugreek leaves, the toovar and the red kidney beans. Next add the cut up eggplant, spinach, and stir next add the bharazi and the kidney. Cover and let cook for about 7 t0 10 min or until the potatoes and the eggplant is completely cooked through….. Once the ingredients in the muthia is all cooked through then add the cluster beans or guvar and the drumsticks. dumplings, boiled meat and the coconut milk, lastly sprinkle the gharam masala and you are ready to serve and devour this amazing dish


Alia khan says:

thanks a lot, amazing dish, i hav been searching for this recipe since months, m gonna try it out this week nd for sure give an update asap.

Rashida Mohmed says:

Salaam Rehana hope you are well. would you teach me how to make methipaak please .

Alia khan says:

i made this dish today, osum osum osum, very tasty Alhamdulillah

Saeed Lala says:

I am from rander gujrati too tnx for sharing spinach method works well

Nilu Fur says:

Wow what a recipe,loved it.After 16 mins of ur video i thought something was missing,and that was coconut. Thanks for sharing you are a star. Take care god bless u and ur mum. Please if u can make make mkate maiyay with mince meat and eggs on top proper East African dish. Thanks.

Pari zaad says:

so yummy..

sumrinayousuf says:

i am very lazy about cooking or eating veggies, but this looks sooooooooooooo yummy…….I actually want to attempt it just to eat it !!! thanks to you and aunty for teaching us how!!!

Fazilet Esmail says:

Salam Raihana – stumbled on your videos  whilst looking for a good Muthia recipe. Will be trying it soon but have already made Bateta Champ, Tandoori chicken and kebabs fm ye videos and all turned out excellent. Thank you 

suki panju says:

Salaam, made this dish today for the first time and it turned out nice n tasty,

Rifat Hossain says:

Too many vegetables in one dish obviously it’s gonna taste good . Not for regular dish I would cook this once in a blue moon. I like ur presentation. Ur Mom is great,

Nimi M says:

which brand of coconut cream did you use?

Little B says:

Do you eat it with anything or by itself?

Hemed Albattashi says:

salamu alekum raihanas… how are you  how is ramathani…. and mami… i jast wana to say salamu and thanks for the all recipe….na mama yako nimzuri kuwa karibu naye .. mama ni muhimu .. na wish na mimi niwe na mama yagu.. but hayupo……nafurahi nikikuona wewe na mama ..thanks for that…..

Nausheen Saquib says:

Thnx for sharing this lovely and yummy video….i luv Muthiya my mum makes best muthiya with veg n fish thts our traditional recipe…thank u once again

mifra ayaz says:

Amaazing recipe,never tried muthiya or heard but i am all set to make this lovely dish ..yummy …and by the way love the spinach idea yaaay thank you very much for introducing such amazing recipes.

ismat noorali says:

choora called black eyr beans

Jamila Zinna says:

chora is black eyed peas

Raihanas Cuisines says:

This is one dish with so many vegetables and it’s everyone’s favorite at home, a am surprised my kids all love it and enjoy it too.  Please give it a try and let me know how you like it!  It is really yummy!

san simi says:

OMG!!! I have always wanted to learn this recipe. Thank you soooooo much.

sabira karim says:

Thank you so much for the lovely recipe. I looks delicious.
Though i make them differently but i like the way u have made it
i surely will try your way inshl.

shamim tharia says:

Anything else left to add

Farzana Ayaz says:

Thank you for sharing the recipe 🙂 much love to you and your mum

san simi says:

How long did u boil the drumsticks? I love them as well. Do u have any other recipes using drumsticks?

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