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Thepla is a popular Gujarati recipe of adding chopped greens and spices in the wheat flour while kneading the dough. the soft and delicious Thepla are sure to simply melt in your mouth. The thepla is a nice way of sneaking vegetables like methi leaves by stuffing it in Rotis or paranthas. Serve the healthy thepla plain or with pickle.

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Theplas recipe - How to make Theplas

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1 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) and soaked in salted waterfor 1/2 an hour
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp oil
oil for preparing theplas

  1. Mix all the ingredients and make a soft dough
  2. Divide into 10 equal portions
  3. Roll them like chapaties
  4. Heat tava and roast then by adding few drops of oil so they become dry
  5. Remove and cover with cloth so that they remain hot and soft
  6. Continue with others and when done garnish with some white butter or chuteny

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This recipe was contributed by lavi on 19 Mar 2001

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