Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )


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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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mini green thepla is a nourishing breakfast and snack option for all the health conscious. Learn how to make mini palak thepla.

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

2 healthy theplas are enough to satiate you in the morning and keep you full for a long time.

To make mini green thepla, make the topping first. For that, 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. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes. Add the paneer, coriander and salt, mix well and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes and cool completely. Then combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Roll 10 thick circles, using a little jowar flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook them, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Spread a portion of the topping evenly over each mini thepla and serve immediately.

The colourful capsicum in mini palak thepla add a touch of antioxidant and vitamin C which help to build our immune system and help us fight diseases like common cold and cough while preventing the onset of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.

The multi flours, along with spinach and capsicum provide enough fiber to keep your digestive tract healthy. It prevents constipation. Moreover, this high fibre breakfast is also a good source of calcium and protein due to the addition of paneer and ragi flour.

Tips for mini green thepla. 1. Spinach can be replaced with fenugreek leaves (methi). 2. Cook the theplas on a slow to medium flame as they are rolled thickly and need time to cook from inside. 3. If you think you are time pressed in the morning, make the dough and refrigerate the previous night. Next morning, keep it at room temperature for 15 minutes while you make the stuffing.

Enjoy mini green thepla recipe | healthy thepla | mini palak thepla | high fibre breakfast | with step by step photos and video below.

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Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe ) recipe - How to make Mini Green Theplas ( Fibre Rich Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 mini theplas
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Ingredients

For The Topping
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
3/4 cup finely chopped coloured capsicum
1/4 cup crumbled low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients For Mini Green Theplas
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats flour , refer handy tip
1/4 cup ragi flour
1/4 cup soy flour / bajra (black millet) 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
Method

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.

Mini Green Theplas Video by Tarla Dalal

Accompaniments

Carrot Garlic Chutney ( Healthy Breakfast) 
Coriander Green Garlic Chutney 
Jowar and Vegetable Porridge 
Muskmelon, Apple and Green Grapes Juice 
Pineapple, Apple and Cucumber Juice 

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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