Muthias

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • For the dumplings:
  • 150 gms - millet flour
  • 2 tsp - crushed garlic
  • 2 tsp - grated ginger
  • 1 level tsp - salt
  • 1/4 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala
  • Handful of chopped fenugreek leaves
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 125 ml - water (and more if needed)
  • For the stew:4 tbsp - oil
  • 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 7 black peppercorns
  • 6 cloves, 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3 handfuls of fresh fenugreek leaves, chopped
  • 4 tsp - crushed garlic
  • 4 tsp - grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp - tomato puree
  • 450 gms - peeled, chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1-2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 500 gms - small pieces of mutton
  • 200 gms - peas
  • 1 medium aubergine, cut into small pieces
  • 1 large bunch spinach, chopped
  • 2 saragva sing, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 3 hands of fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 200 gms - goovar beans, halved
  • 150g gms - coconut cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 375 ml - water
  • 4 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cut into halves

How to Make Muthias

  • Mix together the dumpling ingredients and bind into a dough with the oil and water.
  • Shape into small sausage-type dumplings.
  • For the stew: Heat the oil, add the whole spices and fry with the onions until golden brown.
  • Add the fenugreek leaves, garlic and ginger.
  • Add tomato puree and allow it to cook for at least 1 minute.
  • Then add all the other ingredients except for the potatoes and dumplings.
  • When the vegetables are half cooked (about 20 minutes), add the potatoes and dumplings.
  • Allow them to boil and then turn the heat to low. Cover and allow it to simmer for 1 hour.
  • Stir occasionally, and add extra water if necessary.

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