Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe, How to make Methi Thepla
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Gujarati
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Serves: 3
Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe - A traditional Gujarati flat-bread recipe made from wheat flour and other optional flours. Methi thepla is ideal for long distance journey as they stay fresh longer.
  • Wheat flour: 1 cup
  • Bajra flour: 1/2 cup, optional
  • Jowar flour: 1/4 cup, optional
  • Fenugreek leaves: 1/2 cup
  • Coriander leaves (cilantro): 1/3 cup
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Garlic: 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Turmerlic powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Salt: 2 tsp, to taste
  • Water: 1 cup
  1. In a mixing bowl take wheat flour, bajra flour and jowar flour.
  2. Add the methi (fenugreek leaves), coriander leaves, oil, garlic, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well.
  3. Now while adding little water at time kneed the dough for thepla. The dough should neither be too soft or too hard. Let the thepla dough rest for about 5 minutes.
  4. Methi thepla dough is ready. Let us make soft Gujarati methi thepla now.
  5. Divide the methi thepla dough into small balls and flatten it by pressing them in hand.
  6. Start heating tawa or skillet while we roll methi thepla.
  7. While the tawa is getting heated, dust the rolling board with some wheat flour and place the methi thepla ball made from the dough on the rolling board and roll the thepla into flat disc of 5 to 6 inch diameter.
  8. Once the flat non stick pan or tawa is hot, place the rolled methi thepla on tawa.
  9. Let the thepla gets cooked until you see small bubbles appear on top side. Then turn it to other side.
  10. Add a little oil on top and turn the thepla and press it from all side with the help of the spatula so that it turns nice golden brown in color.
  11. Then again turn the thepla and press with the spatula till golden brown.
  12. Repeat the above steps for all the methi thepla.
  13. Now the methi thepla is ready . You can serve with the hot tea, pickle, curd.
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