Chakachak muthiya

It's a snack made from a mixture of flour and bottlegourd

Recipe by BHARAT SADHWANI of Antananarivo, MG

Health conscious people should try this.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 3 cups wheat flour
    • 1 cup of besan (Bengal gram flour)
    • 1 Bottlegourd, small (Lauki or Dhoodhi) grated
    • 1 Onions 1 no (thinly sliced)
    • 2 green chilly  (mashed);
    • 2 cloves of garlic (mashed)
    • Salt to taste; 1/2 spoon sugar
    • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds (til)
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds
    • 2 tbsp Oil


    1. Knead the dough by adding wheat flour mixed with besan and grated bottlegourd (lauki/Dhoodhi), thinly sliced onions, green chilly, garlic, salt and sugar. The skin of bottlegourd should be peeled before grating.
    2. Divide the dough into 5 vertical rolled long strips (like a pipe or stick)
    3. Boil the water in a pressure cooker for steaming this dough. Put this dough on a vessel for steaming.
    4. Steam it for 25 minutes at a medium flame in a pressure cooker.
    5. Check it with a fork. If the fork comes clean, your muthiya is cooked.
    6. Heat cooking oil 2 tsps in a frying pan. Add 2 chopped chillies along with mustard and sesame seeds.
    7. Cut the muthiya roll into small round shapes for roasting purpose.
    8. Turn the gas off after the muthiyas are light reddish in colour. It should be properly roasted for perfect taste.
    9. Methi (Fenugreek) lovers can also add methi in the dough before steaming.
    10. You can have it with tomato or green chilly sauce.




    I tried the recipe. It was yum. thanks bharat ji.


    Hi ! Very Healthy snack . Thank U . Bottle gourds are rich in dietary fiber . Apart from Iron content it is rich in Vitamin B and C . High in Sodium nd Potassium . Excellent vegetable for Hypertension and Diabetic patients . Prevents Constipation and helps to fight Urinary tract infection . Helps in weight loss .