Sem and Muthiya

Ingredients for Val vegetable

1/2 kg broad beans (chapti sem) cut into small pieces
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 pinch hing
1 teaspoon ajwain
1/2 teaspoon haldi and red chilli powder
1 teaspoon dhani powder
1/2 teaspoon marathi garam masala (Optional)
2 tablespoons of oil
2 tablespoons jaggery (Gud)
Salt to taste

Ingredients for muthiya

2 cups of aata
3 teaspoons of oil
1 teaspoon ajwain
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon haldi and red chilli powder
Salt as per taste
2 tablespoon curd


Heat oil in a big kadhai.
Add hing and mustard seeds till it crackles.
Add beans.
Add spices and salt.
Pour 4 cups of hot water.
Cover and let it cook on medium flame.

Add all the spices and oil in aata and mix well.
Add curd to make dough.
Also add water if required till the dough is medium hard.
Make very small balls of the dough and gently press them between palms to make muthiya.

Add jaggery to the vegetable which is nearly cooked.
Put muthiya in the boiling veg and cover it again on low heat till its cooked

Serve hot and enjoy.
The vegetable rassa tastes yummy with hot rice too!
It a full meal and can be relished as a brunch or dinner meal.
This dish is known as vala cha bhajitle mutkule in Maharashtra.
Same preparation can be made with ribbed gourd (taroi or dodke).


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