Recipe of Thepla

Thepla is lightly spiced paratha like Indian food eaten with chunda or sweet mango pickle, theplas can be enjoyed hot or otherwise.

Sometimes whole jeera or til can be added to enhance the flavour of theplas. You can even add other ingredients like methi and doodhi to this recipe, to add more variety to your menu.

Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling oil for cooking.

How to make Thepla-

1.Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.

2.Divide the dough into 22 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5″) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.

3.Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each circle, on a medium flame, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.

4.Serve hot with chunda or sweet mango pickle.

Nutrient values per thepla

Energy 69 cal
Protein 1.3 g
Carbohydrates 7.1 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 53.1 mcg
Vitamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B2 0 mg
Vitamin B3 0.4 mg
Vitamin C 0.3 mg
Folic Acid 3.6 mcg
Calcium 10.1 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Magnesium 0 mg
Phosphorus 0 mg
Sodium 2.7 mg
Potassium 32.4 mg
Zinc 0.2 mg

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