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Baked Carrot & Amla Muthia

4.50 from 2 votes

Muthia is a Guajarati dish where grated vegetables or fenugreek leaves are bound using flour(s) and the kneaded dough is either steamed or fried and tempered using mustard, sesame, chilies and a dash of asafoetida. This is often served as a healthy snack or starter in North Indian Restaurants. Carrot & Amla Muthia is the baked version of this healthy starter using whole wheat flour, besan flour and oats seasoned with red chilies.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
CuisineNorth Indian
Servings 2


  • Muthia : ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup Besan Flour
  • ¾ cup finely powdered oats
  • 1 cup grated carrot tightly packed
  • 3 – 4 tbsps finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 ½ tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp grated amla
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt and water as required
  • Tempering : 2 tsps oil
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 red chilies
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds


  • Mix all the ingredients given for the Muthia. Add water little by little and mix to get a proper dough consistency(It should not be very sticky)
  • Check for salt and spice
  • Preheat the oven @200 c
  • Place a parchment sheet on a baking tray
  • Apply little oil on your hands and make small balls and flatten them on the parchment sheet.
  • Bake @ 200 c for 10 mins
  • Remove the tray out of the oven and flip the flattened discs
  • Bake again @200 c for 10 mins
  • Transfer them to a plate and temper the spices in hot oil. Pour it on the baked Muthias and serve hot with mint chutney

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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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