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  • 1 cup freshly chopped spinach
  • 1 cup Chickpea flour also called besan flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch soda bi carbonate
  • 1 tsp garlic minced using a garlic press
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grate it using a grater
  • 1 tsp fresh chilies chopped finely
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsps sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp dhana jiru (mixture of coriander and cumin powder)
  • 1 tbls lemon juice


  • Transfer the flour, spices, soda bi carbonate,lemon juice, ginger, garlic and chili paste into a mixing bowl.
  • Add the freshly washed spinach to the flour and spices. 
  • Using some warm water, mix the spinach and flour to form a doughy mixture.
  • Form small elongated dumplings and transfer them to silicon cupcake moulds.  This way, you don't need to use any oil. 
  • Steam these either in the Instant Pot for 16 minutes.
  • Once cooled, cut them into slices and garnish them with some sesame seeds and serve them warm.
  • If you wish to temper them then heat a tablespoon of oil, add a teaspoon of sesame seeds to it. Once the sesame seeds go brown, add the sliced muthias to it. Warm them through and serve them hot with a cup of tea.