Thursday, September 25, 2008

Dudhi Na Muthiya

My dear friend, Purnima was looking for some bottlegourd recipes. So here you go!

Dudhi Na Muthiya
Bottlegourd Dumplings
1 medium bottlegourd, peeled, grated, water squeezed out - 1 1/2 cup
1/4 cup Bajra flour
1/4 cup Jowar flour
1/4 cup wheat flour
1/4 cup besan
1 tbsp rice flour
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp green chili-ginger paste
1 tsp coriander-cumin seed powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1 tsp oil

1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 boriya chilies
1 tsp sesame seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida

1 tbsp cilantro/coriander leaves, chopped
1 tbsp fresh coconut (Optional)
1 tbsp lemon juice

1. Squeeze the water out from the grated bottle gourd. It should be around 1 1/2 cup.
2. Mix all the ingredients and make a stiff dough.
3. Make balls and roll them to make logs.
4. Steam the logs in a steamer or pressure cooker without whistle. for about 20 minutes or till cooked.
5. Let them cool down. Cut them into bite sized pieces.
6. Heat oil in a small saucepan. Add all the ingredients for tempering.
7. Drizzle the tempered oil on the muthiyas. Garnish with coconut, cilantro & lemon juice.

Note -
1. You can also shallow fry the muthiyas if you like.


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