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Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe

Gujarati Methi Thepla is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 3-4 tbsp or 1 small bunch - Methi/Fenugreek leaves, chopped.
  • 2 cups - Wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing/Asafetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 7-8 tsp - Yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup - Water
  • Ghee to smear
  • Wheat flour for dusting
  • How to Make Gujarati Methi Thepla:

    1. In a bowl add wheat flour, turmeric powder, salt, hing, sugar, ginger-garlic paste and mix.
    2. Now add yoghurt and mix well.
    3. Now add fenugreek leaves and give a good mix.
    4. Start to knead using a little water to form a smooth dough.
    5. Apply oil and knead again to get all the dry ingredients if any together and coat a little on top to prevent drying of the dough.
    6. Allow it to rest on the counter for 20-30 minutes.
    7. Pinch out a small ball out of the dough.
    8. Flatten it little and dust with dry wheat flour as required.
    9. Flatten out to as thin a disc as possible.
    10. Prepare similarly a few more discs.
    11. Heat a griddle/tawa and place a disc on a very hot tawa.
    12. As you see mild bubbles rising on top, flip over.
    13. Mildly press with a soft thick cloth.
    14. Once the bottom gets cooked flip again and cook for 30 seconds and transfer it to a plate.
    15. Apply ghee on top of the prepared thepla.


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