Untimely hunger pangs happen to the best of us, which is when yummy snacks come to the rescue. Fortunately for us, Indian cuisine is replete with options when it comes to snacks. We have deep-fried goodies and steamed treats, some savoury dishes and sweet ones too! Maharashtra is a state known for its wonderful and vast cuisine that has snacks and treats for every occasion. Recently, a recipe for a healthy and simple snack by celebrity chef Saransh Goila caught our attention. Known as Lauki Mutke, the snack is prepared for festivities such as Ganesh Chaturthi and is ideal to curb mid-meal hunger. Further, it is super healthy and also suggested for weight loss diet. Take a look at the full video here:
The Lauki mutke recipe by chef Saransh Goila has gone viral on Instagram Reels, garnering over 892k views and 23.3k likes. "Have you tried Mutke? Reminds me of Muthia. This Maharashtrian snack is still made in some homes on the occasion of Ganpati. This is my version of the classic and you can of course make this without ginger garlic also," wrote the chef in the caption of his post.
The best part is that the recipe for Lauki mutke is simple to make and also very healthy since it uses the process of steaming in its making. Further, it uses Lauki or bottle gourd in its making, which is said to be excellent for weight loss. So, what are you waiting for? Bring out your aprons and get right into this Lauki Mutke recipe.
How To Make Lauki Mutke By Chef Saransh Goila | Easy Lauki Mutke Maharashtrian Snack Recipe
First, grate Lauki finely in a bowl. Add your selection of spices, green chili, and yogurt and mix it well. Use Sattu flour and oil to create a smooth batter for the Lauki Mutke. Now, grease your steamer or Dhokla pan and form small portions of the Mutke and place it in the pan. Let it steam for about 25 minutes then keep aside.
Now, prepare the tadka for the Mutke. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, sesame seeds and hing in it. Now toss the Mutke in it and serve hot!
So, enjoy this recipe and tell us in the comments how you liked it!
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