Methi na Gota Waffles

Methi na Gota are also known as Methi Pakoras. These fritters are Gujarati snack made with fresh methi or fenugreek leaves. My mom always made these for late afternoon snack along with garam chai or coffee especially during monsoon season. They are sweet and spicy and super soft from inside.
I am sharing an easy recipe with all of you and yes these are made in a waffle maker. These turned out just way the gota does and tasted so delicious. In this recipe you must use fresh methi leaves, flour and spices. Make them during parties or enjoy them during rainy weather, I am sure you will love it. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine gujarati, Indian, Indian Street Food

Ingredients
  

  • Batter
  • 1 ripe banana
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 cup methi fenugreek leaves
  • 2 cups chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp hing powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp eno
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or as needed
  • 2 tablespoon oil to cook
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Chop methi leaves and sprinkle some salt on it
  • Massage the leaves and wash the methi leaves so the bitterness can be removed
  • Squeeze the water out
  • Add chickpea flour, rice flour
  • Add red chili powder, salt, turmeric powder, cumin corriander powder, oil and hing powder
  • Add water little by little and form a thick batter
  • Now add sugar if the banana was not too sweet and add eno and whisk it
  • Grease the waffle maker and pour the batter
  • Cover and cook for 5 minutes and flip and cook the other side for 5 minutes
  • The Gota are soft in texture hence the waffle won’t be crunchy but soft
  • Sprinkle cilantro over the waffle and serve along with ketchup and chutney
  • Enjoy them while they are hot along with chai or coffee
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