Gujarati Thepla Recipe, Sada Thepla | How to make Thepla
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Gujarati
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Serves: 10 theplas
Gujarati thepla recipe - A traditional Gujarati thepla flat-bread recipe
  • Wheat flour (gehu ka atta) : 1 1/2 cup
  • Red chili powder (lal mirch) : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder (dhaniya) : 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder (haldi) : 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida (hing) : 1/4 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp or to taste
  • Oil : 2 tbsp for dough
  • Oil: 1/3 cup for frying
  • Water : 2/3 cup or as required
To make Thepla Dough
  1. Take whole wheat flour (chappati atta) in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, hing and salt in the wheat flour.
  3. Using fingers make a well in flour and pour oil in it.
  4. Mix the flour with all dry spices.
  5. Add water as required and start kneading dough for gujarati thepla.
  6. Knead into dough similar to chapati dough. Keep the dough aside for 10 minutes to rest.
  7. Once rested, divide the dough in small round balls roughly size of lemons.
To roll Gujarati thepla
  1. Take a lemon size thepla dough on a rolling board and press using palm & make it flat.
  2. Using rolling pin start rolling the dough into round 5-6 inch diameter circular disc.
  3. Repeat these steps for remaining thepla dough balls.
To roast Gujarati thepla
  1. Heat a pan / tawa on medium flame & once hot place the rolled thepla on it.
  2. Once bubbles starts appearing on top, flip the thepla.
  3. Apply oil on both the sides and roast till golden brown spots starts appearing on thepla.
  4. Repeat these steps and roast remaining thepla.
  5. Gujarati thepla is ready to serve.
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