Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan Festival Special Gujarati Recipe Surti Undhiyu

Makar Sankranti festival known as in Gujarat Uttarayan, or Kite festival.Gujarati people make Makar Sankranti special Surti Undhiyu.Here is Information about Gujarati Special Recipe Surti Undhiyu.


100 gms. surti papdi, stringed, whole
100 gms. raw banana chunks unpeeled
100 gms. yam chunks (kand) peeled
100 gms. sweet potato chunks
100 gms. small brinjals – slit into two
4-5 green chillies crushed
1 tsp. ginger grated
1/2 tsp. garlic crushed
1 tbsp. coriander leaves finely chopped
1 tsp. wheat flour
4 tbsp. oil
1/4 tsp. asafoetida
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. ajwain
salt to taste
1/2 tbsp. sugar
lemon to taste

For Muthiya

100 gms. methi leaves finely chopped
1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
1 tsp. red chilli powder
1 tbsp. fresh ground coconut
salt to taste
1 tbsp. oil


For Muthiya

Mix all the ingredients for Muthiya & make stiff dough. Form into small oval, dumplings. Heat about 1/4 th cup oil, and saute the muthias for about 2 minutes. Remove from oil and keep aside.


Form a paste of green chilli, ginger, garlic and coriander. Rub the chunky veggies(yam, raw banana, sweet potato & brinjals) with oil and chilli-masala paste. Marinate for about 30 minutes.
Heat 4 tbsp oil, then add all the chunky vegetables and stir well. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add the papdi, turmeric, gram-flour, ajwain and salt. Cover and cook on low flame till all the vegetables are almost done.
Add coriander, lemon, and sprinkle some water if required. Add sugar according to taste and mix well. Cover with a lid and let it cook for another 8-10 mins, until all veggies are cooked and the spices are blended well
Sprinkle some Sev on the top, if you wish, and serve hot with Chapatis.

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