Chawal Muthiya

Chawal Ka Muthiya Recipe

Chawal Muthiya Recipe

If you have some leftover rice, or you ended up making extra rice, then don’t discard it. Keep it for these tea time snack. We Gujaratis love Muthia all throughout the year, easy quick and absolutely delicious. Try out Chawal Muthia right away.

How to make Chawal Muthiya Recipe?


  • 1 cup cooked rice.
  • Some finely chopped coriander, green chillies & ginger
    Ajwain, crushed with hands.
  • 1.5 tsp dhaniya jeera powder.
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  • 1 tsp asafoetida powder (hing).
  • Salt as per taste.
  • 1/2 cup curd (dahi).
  • 1/2 lemon juice.
  • 3 tbs oil.
  • 1 cup wheat flour.
  • 1 tbs gram flour (besan).
  • 1 tbs semolina (suji – optional).
  • Water.
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (rai).
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds(til).
  • 1.5 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder.


How to make?

  • In a mixing bowl take 1 cup cooked rice.
  • Add some finely chopped coriander, green chillies & ginger
    (Add vegetables as per your choice).
  • Add some ajwain, crushed with hands.
  • Add 1.5 tsp dhaniya jeera powder.
  • Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  • Add a pinch of asafoetida powder (hing).
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Add 1/2 cup curd (dahi).
  • Add 1/2 lemon juice
    (Avoid using lemon juice if curd is too sour).
  • Add 1 tbs oil (for softness).
  • Add 1 cup wheat flour.
  • Add 1 tbs gram flour (besan).
  • Add 1 tbs semolina (suji – optional).
  • Add 2-3 spoon water and mix well with hands.
  • Apply some oil on palms.
  • Take 1/3 of this mixture and roll giving it a cylindrical shape.
  • Make 2 more rolls from remaining mixture.
  • Arrange these rolls in a food strainer greased with oil.
  • Keep some gap between each muthia roll.
  • Keep the strainer in 10 min pre heated steamer.
  • Cover the steamer lid with cloth.
  • Cook for 20 min on medium heat
    (Insert a knife in muthia to check if it’s cooked, if knife comes out clean, it’s ready).
  • Cut the rolls into pieces when it cools down.
  • Further for tempering heat up the pan.
  • Add 2 tbs oil.
  • Add 1 tsp mustard seeds (rai).
  • Add 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder (hing).
  • Add 1 tsp sesame seeds(til).
  • Add 1.5 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  • Fry for a minute and add muthia pieces.
  • Gently toss them.
  • Add some lemon juice in the end (optional).
  • Garnish with some fresh coriander.
  • Enjoy this Super Yummy & Scrumptious Chawal Muthia!!!

Chawal Muthiya Recipe Video

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