Healthy undhiyu

Gujarat’s famous Healthy undhiyu recipe in the easiest way

Healthy undhiyu is a wonderful and healthy modification of the famous Gujarati undhiyu recipe. We have made some changes to the basic recipe because the traditional undhiyu is loaded with oil. So, for a healthy diet, we reduce the quantity of oil and replace the fried methi muthias with baked muthias. This way, we reduce the calories and get a good amount of iron and calcium from this dish. You should try this healthy undhiyu recipe. I am sure it will become your family favorite.

Ingredients for Healthy undhiyu:

For undhiyu:

Surti papdi – 2 cups

Purple yam peeled and cube chopped – 1.25 cups

Baby potatoes – 1 cup

Sweet potatoes peeled and cube chopped – 1.25 cups

Brinjal – 3-4 Small

Carom seeds – ½ tsp

Baking soda – 1 pinch

Salt – as per taste

For making masala:

Coriander chopped – 1 cup

Beaten rice (poha) – ½ cup

Green garlic chopped – ¼ cup

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Cumin seeds powder – 1 tsp

Ginger green chili paste – 1 tsp

Chilli powder – 1 tsp

Sugar – 1 tsp

Carom seeds – ½ tsp

Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp

Asafoetida – ¼ tsp

Banana mashed – 1

Baked Methi muthiya

Coriander chopped – 1 tbsp


For undhiyu:

Firstly, string the surti papdi without separating the two sides.

Then, wash the papdi, add soda, carom seeds, and salt and mix well.

Now, make crisscross slits on the purple yam, baby potatoes, sweet potatoes, and brinjals without separating segments of them.

After that, fill your masala mixture with slits of yam, baby potatoes, sweet potatoes, and brinjals. Keep half of the masala mixture aside.

Then, mix surti papdi, stuffed vegetables, and remaining masala mixture with 3 cups of water and cook in the pressure cooker for 2 whistles.

Now, wait until pressure releases then, transfer the undhiyu, and Baked Methi muthiya into a large bowl and mix gently.

Finally, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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