Methi na Gota | Methi Pakoda

The very first Gujarati dish in my blog. So excited to post it. Methi na Gota, A tea time snack. Been there in Gujarat for few days made me to taste few Gujarati dishes. when i tasted Gota for the first time i never know that it will taste delicious. While i have it i was wondering what all magical ingredients goes in and makes this dish most tasty. Finally some how i got to know the recipe from a chef over there 🙂

Let us get started 🙂


1.Fenugreek leaves (Methi leaves) – ½ cup, plucked, washed and chopped roughly

2.Cilantro -1/3 cup(washed and roughly chopped)

3.Besan – 1 cup

4.Rava – 3 tsp

5.Green chili – 1(chopped and crushed)

6.salt – to taste

7.Sugar : 1 tsp

8. Baking powder- 1/2 a tsp

9.Water – to make a smooth batter

10. Oil – To deep fry

11. Chili powder : 1/2 tsp or more depend on your spice level

12. Coriander powder : A pinch

13. Garam masala : A pinch


  1. In a wide bowl, add in roughly chopped methi , cilantro , green chili, salt,sugar,besan,all spice powder and rava. Add in water and make a smooth paste.(The consistency of the batter should be like onion pakoda considency)
  2. Now set the batter aside for 10 mins.
  3. After 10 mins, in a frying pan add in oil and wait until the oil gets heated up.
  4. Once the oil is heated, add a tsp of oil in the batter and add in 1/2 a tsp of baking powder and give it a mix.
  5. Now drop a medium shaped Gota using hands or spoons in a medium flame 😉
  6. Fry it until it turns golden brown.
  7. Serve it hot with onions.

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Crispy smacks are always winner yum..

    Liked by 2 people

    1. yep .. you are right 🙂 @Traditionally Modern Food


  2. CHCooks says:

    Really nice and crispy 🙂


  3. CHCooks says:

    Can I suggest you something if you dont mind?! I like this recipe post layout but somehow the photos are half cropped and are missing the attention. Just my two cents 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Even i felt the same.. Let me do something for that 🙂 Anyway, thanks for your suggestion.. your are always special :):)

      Liked by 1 person

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