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Monday, 28 September 2020

Savoury Cheese and Vegetable Muffins


Savoury muffins loaded with cheese and vegetables make a delicious and filling snack. These egg-less butter-less muffins are healthy as they are made with whole wheat flour, yogurt, mixed vegetables and cheese. These savory cheese and vegetable muffins can be made ahead of time and are perfect for lunchboxes, picnics or on-the-go breakfast for busy mornings. Seasoned with dried Italian herbs, chilli flakes, salt and blackpepper, these muffins are cheesy, moist, delectable and oh so addictive! 


Let's see what goes in this savory cheese and vegetable Muffins: The Ingredients
  • Whole Wheat Flour : Replaciing APF with whole wheat flour makes the bakes guilt-free. I have also used a bit of semolina in this recipe.
  • Vegetables: I have used frozen sweet corn, green peas, carrots and onions. You may use any vegetables of your choice.
  • Curd: Curd makes the muffins moist and delectable. Use thick curd.
  • Oil : use any neutral cooking oil.
  • Cheese: I have used Cheedar cheese.
  • Seasoning: I have used Italian dried mixed herbs , chili flakes and powdered black pepper corn and salt as seasoning.


Related Event:

Wheat Flour Savory Bakes is the 92nd theme on our Facebook gourmet group, Healthy Wealthy Cuisines, where a group of like-minded food bloggers share their culinary skills every fortnight depending upon pre decided themes. This theme is suggested by Sasmita, a talented and versatile co-blogger. Sasmita's blog is a home to many authentic Odia dishes and i am amazed with her vegan and gluten-free recipes. I have bookmarked her Kesar Badam Lassi Muffins and Dalgona Muffin to try out soon.  Sasmita suggested that we share some healthy savory bakes using whole wheat flour. These savoury cheese and vegetable muffins are my contribution towards the theme. Following are the contributions by my fellow bloggers on this theme.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 8 muffins

Ingredients: Measurements used 1 cup = 240ml
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup curd
  • 1/4 cup fine semolina
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2-3 tablespoon sweet corn
  • 2-3 tablespoon green peas
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon mixed dried Italian herbs
  • 1-2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degree Celsius for 15 minutes. Line the muffin tray with individual muffin liners or grease the muffin molds. Sift the whole wheat flour, semolina, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl.

2. Add curd, oil and apple cider vinegar to the sifted flour and give a good mix.

3.  To this, add the veggies (sweet corn, green peas, onions, carrots) and grated cheese. Mix everthything to blend all the ingredients together.

4. Season the muffin batter with mixed Italian herbs, salt, black pepper and chilli flakes.

5.  Scoop out the muffin batter into each lined muffin holder. Garnish it with powdered black pepper and chili flakes and transfer the muffin tray into preheated oven. Bake the muffins at 180 degree Celsius  for 25 minutes or until the inserted toothpick comes out clear.

6. Serve the muffins hot with some ketchup. For an extra dose of cheese, you may spread ketchup or pizza sauce over the muffins and add some grated cheese, chili flakes and black pepper powder over it and bake the muffins further for 2 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius or until the cheese melts. 

7. Allow the remaining muffins to cool down on wire rack before transferring them to an air-tight container. 

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  1. Savoury cheese vegetable muffins looks super tempting Poonam. Cheese sweet corn green peas wow I can imagine the delectable taste. Perfect for tiffin or for travel.

    1. Thank you. You are right, this Savory cheese vegetable muffins are versatile and make a perfect travel food and on-the-go snack.

  2. These cheese bursting muffins look irresistible. Delicious snack for kids and for tiffin too.Home made is always the best.

    1. Thank you. You are right. Homemade is indeed the best.

  3. ahaaaa, these cute looking muffins are loaded with so much savory flavors. I cant be done with 1/2 ;) pass me all please !!

  4. Love these savoury muffins, ideal to serve for breakfast. It is a good way to sneak in some veggies for children.