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Delicious Veg Kebabs

i love spicy and fried food like many of you. This time I am sharing one more appetizer. Its the most innovative recipe of my mom. We gujaratis eat 'muthiya' which is a steamed dumplings like stuff made up with calabash or bottle gourd (Dudhi or lauki). Dudhi is very nutritious vegetable.


1 lemon
1 teasppn sesame seeds
1 teaspoon Turmeric
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1/2 tablespoon salt
3 crushed green chillies
1/2 kg Bottle gourd
1/2 cup wheat floor(ata)
1 tabelspoon gram floor(besan)
1 tablespoon oil

For Seasoning and Garnish
some corriender leaves


  1. Combine gram flour, whole-wheat flour, sesame seeds, turmeric, green chili, sugar, oil, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add grated bottle-gourd to the flour mixture and mix well. Mixture should be like a very soft dough.
  3. Divide the mixture with greased fingers into about 14 pieces and drop them on steamer slowly and steam them covered for 18 to 20 minutes. Check them if muthias are ready put a knife through and it should come out clean.
  4. Let the muthias cool off and then slice them in medium sized pieces.
  5. Fry them till they become reddish about 3-4mins on low flames (low flame frying makes food more crisper.
  6. Garnish them with chopped coriander and serve with Ketchup

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