Methi Papad Methi papad is an unusual Gujarati delicacy made with methi dana and papad.
8 Moong-dal Papad, broken into small pieces
1/4 cup Fenugreek Seeds (Methi Dana)
4 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
2 inch Cinnamon Stick
4-5 Whole Dry Red Chilies, broken
A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 tsp Coriander Powder
1 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
3-4 Kokum Petals
1 1/2 tbsp Jaggery (Gur), grated
2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves, chopped
Salt to taste
Water (as required)
Soak the methi seeds in 2 cups of hot water for about
two hours. Drain the water and pressure cook the seeds with 2
cups of water and salt to taste. About 3 whistles would be
Clean the cooked seeds in running water, to remove any
Now, in a separate pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, cinnamon
and broken red chilies. Sauté for about a few seconds.
Add asafetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili
powder, cooked methi dana and stir. In it, put in 2 to 3 cups of
water and bring the mixture to a boil.
Add salt, kokum and jaggery to the pan and further simmer for
about three to four minutes.
Now, add the broken pieces of papad. Simmer the content for
about 5 to 7 minutes.
Garnish it with coriander leaves. Methi Papad Sabzi is ready to