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Methi Na Gota

Methi Na Gota is a popular Gujarati tea-time snack that is both sweet and spicy. Serve these spicy golden balls as an evening snack or a quick appetizer
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Course: brunch
Cuisine: indian cuisine
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 310kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 150 grams Gram flour/Besan
  • 75 grams Suji /Semolina
  • 2 tablespoons Mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves/Cilantro
  • 100 grams Methi leaves Washed and chopped
  • ¼   Potatoes Sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
  • To taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chilies Chopped
  • Water


  • Take a bowl and add besan and suji in it.
  • Mix it well and then add mint, coriander and methi leaves in the bowl.
  • After adding methi leaves add sliced potatoes and the spices in the bowl. Now, mix all the ingredients well.
  • After mixing all the ingredients add water and make a thick batter.
  • To make pakoras heat oil in a medium sized wok. When oil starts to smoke then take a spoonful of the pakora batter and pour them in the oil.
  • Allow the methi na gota to deep fry until they are golden brown.
  • Take out the fried methi na gota in a plate.
  • Serve hot and crispy pakoras with green chutney and sweet tamarind chutney and enjoy with your friends.


Calories: 310kcal