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Low Fat Baked Methi Muthia [Fenugreek Crackers] and Award Time

This is one healthy snack with goodness of fenugreek, olive oil and is baked !! This snack is ideal for someone like me who loves to much all day long:)) This is a guilt free snack which you can munch anywhere !


Ingredients:

Whole flour - 5 tbsp
**Besan [gram flour] - 5 tbsp
**Kasoori Methi [Fenugreek Leaves] - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Red chillie powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing[Asfotedia] - pinch
Salt to taste
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Water to knead

Method:

Sieve all the powder ingredients including spices

Now add cumin seeds, fenugreek leaves and olive oil and mix well with hands [I have used MDH brand fenugreek leaves as I ran out of the fresh ones! Fresh leaves give better flavor and aroma]

Make a semi-soft dough using minimum water and let the dough sit covered at room temperature for 1 hour

Pinch out one inch diameter balls and roll them into small thin discs [called Muthia] and place it on a greased cookie sheet

Bake it in a preheated oven at 350 degree Fareheit. First bake for 4 minutes and invert the sides of the muthias and bake for another 4 minute [the muthias bake very fast, keep checking in between to prevent them from burning. Also, place the baking tray in the center of the oven]

Once baked, cool on a wire rack and store it in an air tight container.

Snack on it anytime with tea, chutney [dip] or make papadi chaat with yougurt and tamarind sauce. [Baked Muthias are little dryer than deep fried ones, but the accompaniments make up for the dryness ]

** Besan and Methi can be obtained in any Indian store

My First Award !!!!!


I am sooo thrilled to get my first award by Ammu of Natures Kitchen, its so encouraging, Thank you so much!!!

I would like to pass this award to Yasmeen, Pavithra, Ramya, Sailaja, Pratibha, A2Zvegetariancuisine, Pooja, Lubna, Lavanya and Sweta. You guys have motivated me to cook more and more...Please pass this award to at least 10 bloggers.


I am sending this recipe to

  1. Low Fat Eggless Baking event......
  2. CFK-Leafy Greens hosted by Pavani of Cook's Hideout, and started by Sharmi

Comments

Lavanya said…
crackers looks good renu..healthy version too..
Congrats on your award..thanks for sharing with me too..:)
Sailaja said…
Thanks for the Award ....& congrats!!
Parita said…
Congrats for the award!! methi muthias look healthy and delicious
Prathibha said…
Those crackers look yummy...n its low fat too.....
Congrats for the award dear and thanks for thinking of me....Thanks a Lot gal..
Shama Nagarajan said…
perfect nice crackers
Padma said…
Yummy snack... looks so delicious and congrats on your award :0
Vrinda said…
Congrats on ur award Renu,keep up the good work..Thats indeed a healthy snack and very new to me..thanx for sharing..
SriLekha said…
wow! that looks new and too good!
join in the efm breakfast series going in my blog!
Oh wow looks yum, crunchy and healthy....Congrats on the award and thank you for thinking of me....
Lowfat Muthiya has come out very nice...I have never tried to bake it..will do this time..thanks for sharing. Hey, Thanks for sharing the award.
Ann said…
renu, It looks so nice cripsy and healthy dear! I would love to try this sometime.
Pooja said…
Congrats on the award Renu :) What a lovely crsipy snack!
Pinky said…
Lovely crackers Renu...and love to make someday...
Mangala Bhat said…
wow!nice healthy treat ...awesome click too
Kalaivani said…
Lovely crackers.Looks like deep fried crackers....nice color.
Yasmeen said…
An absolute guilt-free snack!
Thanks for passing the lovely award:)
Pooja said…
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Pooja said…
Congrats Renu and thanks for thinking of me..Thanks a lot Renu..Muthia are looking perfect and yummy..sounds healthy too..
Renu CONGRATS..on a well deserved award, & Thanks so much for sharing it with us..
Varunavi said…
Healthy snacks and congrats
Pooja said…
its such a healthy dish ! thanx for the recipe.. would love to try them 1
Sweta said…
Baked muthia-that too with fenugreek??!!AWESOME :)
Thanks a ton for the award!!
Oh Renu those Muthia are tempting me so much, its the perfect time to make them and I wish I could join you for tea and then while leaving I will bag a few secretly for the next day ;) thanks a ton for the award dear and congrats on your Award!!!
kittymatti said…
this is sooo good! they r really tempting dear!
Pavithra said…
Renu those muthia are looking so good and wish to have one dear. And thanks a ton for passing me the award..And congrats on ur award too. Keep going..
Cooks said…
Delicious crackers & healthy too. Thanks for sending these over to CFK.
Renu said…
Thank you all for your comments and visits!!! Happy cooking !!!!
Nithya Praveen said…
wow this is really good...nice idea.Congrats on ur award.I make sumtng similar to this n call this matki....urs reminded me of it.
rekhas kitchen said…
Nice recipe that too baked hummm interesting I think a perfect tea time snack.Congrats on your first award.
Priti said…
Renu your muthia looks so nice and since you keep saying we can eat anything then I guess it should hav been tasty too...I tried the same some time back and it was not muthia but test for our teeth ;),..well try your version ...congrats on ur a ward
Indrani said…
wonderul recipes and blog you have here...thanks for following my blog
Madhuram said…
Lovely cracker recipe Renu. Thank you very much for sending it to the event.
I..me..myself said…
thnx for visiting my blog renu..pls do add ur suggestions too next time. Methi Muthia is my alll time fav snack and i am going to make this soon.
Vidya said…
Lovely snack. And very healthy too.
First time here :) You have a lovely collection.

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