Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )

Fibre rich Mini Green Theplas with the goodness of oats, ragi and soya flour topped with low-fat paneer and colourful red, yellow, green capsicum.

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A completely nourishing breakfast that will keep you active through the day – these mini theplas are a great alternative if you want a change from the regular oats porridge. Fortified with millet, ragi and soya flour, they are fibre-rich and extremely enjoyable.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 mini theplas
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For The Topping
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
3/4 cup finely chopped coloured capsicum (red , green and yellow)
1/4 cup crumbled low-fat paneer
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats flour , refer handy tip
1/4 cup ragi flour
1/4 cup soya flour
1/4 cup jowar (white millet) flour
1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
a pinch of sugar
a few drops lemon juice
1/2 tsp oil
jowar (white millet) flour for rolling
2 tsp oil for cooking
For the topping

    For the topping
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes, or till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the paneer, coriander and salt, mix well and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll out a portion into a 100 mm. (4”)diameter thick circle, using a little jowar flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  4. Repeat with the remaining portions to make 9 more mini theplas.
  5. Spread a portion of the topping evenly over each mini thepla and serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. To make 1 cup of oats flour, blend 1 1/2 cups of quick rolled oats in a mixer to a fine powder.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per mini thepla
Energy84 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates11.3 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.6 mg

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Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 04 Apr 13 03:02 PM

Really very tasty and healthy as well ..thanks for this nutricious dish
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Priya , we are delighted you loved the Mini Green Theplas ( Fiber Rich Recipe ). Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
14 Oct 16 11:02 AM
Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 18 Jan 13 06:42 PM

Edited after original posting.
Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 12 Jun 11 12:45 AM