methi thepla recipe | methi ka thepla recipe | methi na thepla recipe

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methi thepla recipe | methi ka thepla recipe | methi na thepla recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a flavoured flat bread recipe from gujarati cuisine prepared with fresh fenugreek leaves. it is typically served for breakfast and lunch with plain yogurt and mango pickle. thepla recipe comes very handy as a lunch box recipe and also for tiffin box while traveling.
methi theplamethi thepla recipe | methi ka thepla recipe | methi na thepla recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. basically a roti recipe from gujarati cuisine, but very well popular all over india. thepla has a longer shelf life compared to normal roti’s and can be easily preserved for 3 days in room temperature. it is prepared very similar to methi paratha recipe, however besan or gram flour is added to make it soft.

while the fenugreek leaves are considered to be bitter in taste, it has several heath benefits to offer especially with methi thepla recipe. firstly, it helps in improving digestion and appetite. it is full of antioxidants and fibre, which eventually removes all toxins from our body. secondly, fenugreek leaves helps in reducing body weight and can be easily included in diet for weight watchers. it is also considered to be good remedy for menstrual disorders especially the pain and the cramps. lastly, it also helps to cure hair loss disorder and helps to retain the glow on skin.

methi ka thepla

besides, some important tips and suggestion for a perfect methi thepla recipe. firstly, soak the fenugreek leaves in warm water for minimum of 15 minutes. this ensures to reduce the bitterness taste of fenugreek leaves. thepla has to be fried on medium to high flame and not on low flame. on low flame the thepla would turn hard and brittle. adding curd is optional while kneading the dough. however curd helps to make thepla soft, but skip it if you are vegan. lastly, do not forget to add ajwain or carrom seeds which help in digestion of gram flour.

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Recipe type: paratha
Cuisine: gujarat
Serves: 9 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 cups wheat flour / atta
  • ¼ cup besan / gram flour
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chili powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds / til
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ½ tsp carom seeds / ajwain
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 1 cup methi leaves / fenugreek leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ cup curd / yogurt, fresh / sour
  • water as required, to knead dough
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 5 tsp oil / ghee, for roasting
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take wheat flour and besan.
  2. also add chili powder, turmeric, sesame seeds, carom seeds and salt.
  3. additionally, add green chili and ginger.
  4. now add finely chopped methi leaves.
  5. give a rough mix making sure the spices are combined well.
  6. furthermore, add half cup of curd and combine the dough well.
  7. additionally, add some water and knead the dough.
  8. knead the dough to smooth and soft texture like of chapathi dough.
  9. add 2 tsp of oil and knead the dough for 5 more minutes.
  10. now pinch a medium sized ball dough, roll and flatten it.
  11. also dust with some wheat flour.
  12. further roll it in a thin circle like chapathi or paratha.
  13. now on a hot tawa place the rolled thepla and cook for a minute.
  14. furthermore, when the base is partly cooked, flip the methi thepla
  15. also brush oil / ghee and press slightly.
  16. finally, serve methi thepla with raita and pickle.


how to make methi thepla with step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cups of wheat flour.
    methi na thepla
  2. also add ¼ cup of besan. besan helps to make thepla soft.
    methi na thepla
  3. furthermore add chili powder, turmeric, sesame seeds, carom seeds and salt.
    methi na thepla
  4. additionally, add green chili and ginger.
    methi ka thepla
  5. now add finely chopped methi leaves. make sure to wash the leaves well and discard the stem before chopping.
    methi ka thepla
  6. give a rough mix making sure the spices are combined well.
    methi ka thepla
  7. furthermore, add half cup of curd. curd helps to remove the bitterness in the thepla and also increases the shelf life.
    methi ka thepla
  8. combine the dough well.
    methi ka thepla
  9. additionally, add some water and knead the dough. alternatively, use curd to increases the shelf life.
    methi ka thepla
  10. knead the dough to smooth and soft texture like of chapathi dough.
    methi ka thepla
  11. add 2 tsp of oil. adding oil will make dough more soft.
    methi ka thepla
  12. further, knead the dough for 5 more minutes.
    methi ka thepla
  13. now pinch a medium sized ball dough, roll and flatten it.
    methi ka thepla
  14. also dust with some wheat flour.
    methi thepla
  15. further roll it in a thin circle like chapathi or paratha.
    methi thepla
  16. now on a hot tawa place the rolled thepla and cook for a minute.
    methi thepla
  17. furthermore, when the base is partly cooked, flip the methi thepla.
    methi thepla
  18. also brush oil / ghee and press slightly.
    methi thepla
  19. flip again once or twice till both the sides are cooked properly.
    methi thepla
  20. finally, serve methi thepla with raita and pickle. or take it to the picnic as it stays fresh for 2-3 days.
    methi ka thepla


notes:

  • firstly, make soft dough else the theplas will not taste good.
  • furthermore, methi ka thepla stays fresh for longer time when kneaded only with curd and not water.
  • also adjust the spice level according to your choice.
  • finally, methi thepla is very healthy and good for digestion.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

14 COMMENTS

  1. Hello dear…. I love ur recipes… They r simple n easy to cook….. Thanks for sharing so delicious dishes… Keep it up… With lots of love.!.

  2. thanku you hebbars kitchen. today’s breakfast methi thepla vith my Aai. my mom and me making different breakfast first time in my life.

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