It’s been long since I posted a recipe. This Sunday, I cooked Muthiya, a healthy and tasty Indian snack that goes well with Masala tea. Want to learn how to make perfect masala chai? check this post.

The overall preparation time for Muthiya is around two hours, that includes 20 minutes resting the dough, 20 minutes steaming the rolls and time to cool down the steamed rolls.

Let’s start with ingredients.

Muthiya an Indian snack
Muthiya an Indian snack
Muthiya, Indian snack

01: Ingredients

Ingredients for Muthiya
Ingredients for Muthiya
Ingredients for Muthiya

1/4 Cup wheat flour, 1/4 Cup corn flour, 1/4 Cup coarse semolina,
1/4 Cup chickpea flour

Chili garlic and ginger paste
Ginger around 2 inch, Chili around 3–4, Garlic cloves 5…

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Harshad Kulkarni

Design to me is not limited to producing beautiful artifact but systematically removing hurdles to improve human life.

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