Lauki Ke Theple

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 medium sized lauki
  • 2 cups - wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp - gram flour
  • 4 to 5 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • ?tsp - asafoetida powder
  • ?tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • handful finely chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • sufficient water to make the dough
  • sufficient ghee to roast the theplas

How to Make Lauki Ke Theple

  • Peel the lauki and grate it.
  • Gently squeeze out the water.
  • In a big bowl, mix together grated lauki, wheat flour, gram flour, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, asafetida powder, oil, coriander and salt.
  • Add just sufficient water and make a semi -soft dough.
  • Divide the dough into small portions.
  • Roll out each portion like a chappati.
  • Roast the thepla on a pre-heated tawa on a medium flame.
  • Add ghee while flipping sides.
  • Roast till golden.
  • Repeat with the remaining portions.
  • Serve hot with fresh curds.