Menthe Hittu or Methkut


Menthe Hittu is a powder that we typically eat with hot cooked rice and ghee. The aroma is just heavenly :).

Original Methkut:

Ingredients:

1 cup gram dal,  ½  cup udad dal, ½  cup rice, 2 tea spoons wheat, 1 table spoon cumin seeds, 2 tea spoons methyl seeds, 2 tea spoons hing(asaphotida), 1 tea spoon turmeric powder, 1 tea spoon chilli powder, 1 tea spoon coriander ( dhania) seeds, 1 tea spoon mustard seeds, salt to taste.

Process:

  • Roast gram dal, udid dal amd wheat.
  • Mix all the ingradients and grind.
  • Sieve and store in a glass bottle.

Express version: 

The actual process is pretty complicated but this is an express version (jhat pat methkut is what my mom calls it :))

Ingredients:

besan flour (One tablespoon), jowar flour(One tablespoon), wheat flour(One tablespoon), pinch of Asofateda, Methi flour (one teaspoon), Turmeric powder (one teaspoon), chilli powder (one teaspoon and optional), ginger powder (one teaspoon) and salt to taste.

Process:

Roast all the above ingredients on low heat until a fresh aroma sets in and mix.

Typically Served With:

Rice and lots of ghee.

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4 Responses

  1. EXCELLENT RECIPES

  2. AUTHENTIC LIKE RECIPIES KEEP IT UP

  3. concerted effort gives good outcome

  4. Hi,

    Thanks for sharing this recipe. Can you share menthe muddle recipe please ??

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