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Moringa Dumpling/Fritters (Muthia)

on June 7, 2019

Drumstick leaves are probably the most nutritious of all greens. Always Insist myself to use more greens in daily cooking. After fenugreek leaves these  leaves I m most using in my cooking. You can make different recipes with this greens like  fritters, savory crapes, in  lentils or in rice. You can dry these leaves and make a powder for smoothies etc. Drumstick pods also used in curries and more.

Tea lover always need something with our flavorful cup of tea and these dumpling are ideal companion. Steam or fry some dumpling and enjoy with hot tea. It’s quick and easy to make.


  •  Moringa Leaves 1 Big Bowl
  • Whole Wheat Flour (Use Karkaro lot if you have)  1 and ½ cup
  • Sorghum (Jowar) Flour ½ Cup
  • Note: If you like you can make Muthia with only gluten free flour by adding chick pea Flour or with multi grain flour or handva flour or with semolina.
  • Oil for deep fry
  • Spices
  • Sesame Seeds ½ Tsp.
  • Ajmo (Carom seeds or Ajwain) ¼ Tsp.
  • Green Chili and Ginger Paste 1 Tsp.
  • Garlic Paste ½ Tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder 1 Tsp.
  • Cumin Coriander Powder 1 Tsp.
  • Coriander Powder 1 Tsp.
  • Fennel Seeds ½ Tsp.
  • Yogurt 2-3 Tbsp.
  • Sugar ½ Tsp.
  • Pinch of Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Asafoetida Powder
  • 2-3 Tsp. Oil
  • One small onion chopped if you like
  • Salt to taste


  1. Take a big bowl or plate, take flour, green Moringa leaves, add all spices listed above, mix well with hand thoroughly, now make dumpling (Muthia) in cylinder shape. steam the muthias for 10-15 minutes or Deep fry them. For deep fry make a small ball and then fry.
  2. Once steaming done let it cool and you can enjoy with sesame oil or groundnut oil. If desired you may temper these dumpling by following below method.
  • Let the dumpling come to room temperature.
  • Slice the dumpling in rounds of desired thickness or crumble.
  • Take heavy bottom kadhai.
  • Take the oil 2-3 Tbsp. add mustard seeds 1 Tsp., sesame seeds 1-2 Tsp., whole red chili 1-2 and pinch of asafetida.
  • Once the sesame seeds begin to splutter add the slice dumpling and cook till they have reached desired crispiness.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander, sprinkle some chaat masala if you have or black powder and serve with a cup of tea, coffee etc.

Moringa pod and leaves are considered as super food, # natural energy booster also used as food dietary supplements #anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, #help improve digestion and healthy heart many health benefits.


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