Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings

 

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling is a very healthy, delicious, easy dish made from the leftover khichdi. Flour and spices are added to leftover khichdi and binded together to make logs. The logs are then steamed and cooked. A tempering of mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves is made and the muthia are tossed into it and served hot. You can enjoy the muthia with tea or chunda for breakfast, light dinner, brunch, evening snack or pack them for the lunchbox.

It is a very healthy dish as it is steamed and non fried. It is a good option for utilising the leftover khichdi.

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
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Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling

Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumpling is a very healthy, delicious, easy dish made from the leftover khichdi. Flour and spices are added to leftover khichdi and binded together to make logs. The logs are then steamed and cooked. A tempering of mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves is made and the muthia are tossed into it and served hot. You can enjoy the muthia with tea or chunda for breakfast, light dinner, brunch, evening snack or pack them for the lunchbox. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, brunch, dinner, hightea, one meal dish, Snack
Cuisine: Gujarati, Indian
Keyword: afterschoolsnack, appetizer, breakfast, brunch, chickpeaflour, dinner, healthy, khichdi, leftoverdishes, lunchbox, nonfried, quickandeasy, snack, steamed, wholewheatflour
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 1199kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup moong khichdi or any dal khichdi
  • 1 cup chickpea flour besan
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder or as per spice level needed
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida hing
  • 1 tbsp yogurt curd, dahi
  • salt as per taste. The khichdi will have salt so add accordingly.

For tempering

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds rai
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds til
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida hing
  • 2 green chili chopped
  • 8 curry leaves

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl add leftover khichdi, wholewheat flour, chickpea flour (besan), oil, turmeric powder, red chili powder, asafoetida, sugar and salt.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Mix well. Add yogurt.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Mix well and knead like a soft dough.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Make the steamer ready. Put water in the vessel and heat it. Now place a colander inside it. 
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Grease the hand with oil and divide the dough into five portion. Shape each portion into a log as shown in the picture. Place the prepared logs into the colander.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Cover the colander and steam the prepared logs for 25 minutes on medium. Check the water in the steamer in between and add if needed.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • The logs  are steamed and cooked. Insert a toothpick and check. The toothpick should come out clean. If not cook further more for 5 minutes or till done.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Remove the steamed muthia log in a plate to cool.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Cut the muthia into 4-5 mm thick slices.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • In an pan heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle add sesame seeds, asafoetida, green chili and curry leaves. Saute them.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Add muthia slices in the pan and toss well. The muthia are ready to serve.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings
  • Remove the muthia in  a serving bowl. Serve them hot with a cup of tea or chunda. Enjoy the leftover khichdi  muthia for breakfast, with evening tea or for light dinner.
    Leftover Khichdi Muthia / Steamed Dumplings

Nutrition

Calories: 1199kcal | Carbohydrates: 187g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 31g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 19% | Vitamin C: 103.5% | Calcium: 15.6% | Iron: 65.6%

 

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