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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

METHI THEPLA RECIPE | THEPLA RECIPE

Methi thepla with video 

   I have already posted Methi Paratha recipe here but this methi thepla i learnt from my friend and i am big of this and after tasting this twice at her place, you know what i told. If you say i asked for the recipe, no- I told her whenever you make this methi thepla you give the dough for me also to make 4 rotis. Till date i didn’t try the dough on my own,(as she send me dough every week) even for this recipe too i called her home and asked her to make for me. We had a good chatting session while making this methi thepla. Thanks anitha for the wonderful recipe and making the theplas for me.
These theplas if handled in a proper way, like without touching with wet hands and not packing when it is too hot, is best suitable for travels too. So if you are planning for a summer vacation trip or any picnic you can prepare this and pack for your trip. This can stay for 2 days. Check out my Methi khakra recipe.
methi thepla




Methi Thepla

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 3-4  Min per roti |Makes: 8

     Whole wheat flour| atta  1 cup
     Methi leaves  1 cup
     Mint leaves   1/4 cup
     Red chili powder  3-4 tsp
    Yogurt  2 tblsp
    Salt  as needed
    Cumin seeds | jeera  1 tsp
                                                          Video of methi thepla
     
     


Method:

Methi thepla
METHOD:
  • Wash and chop the methi leaves and mint leaves finely.
  • In a wide bowl, add red chilli powder, yogurt ,oil,salt and cumin seeds.
  • Let this sit for 10 minutes.
  • Now add the chopped methi leaves and mint leaves.
  • Mix well.
  • Add atta to this. 
  • Mix well and slowly add little water to make a smooth dough.
  • Keep it covered. Take out a medium lemon sized dough .
  • Roll it into a medium sized thin rotis. 
  • Heat a griddle and cook the rotis on both sides and drizzle little oil on it.
  • Repeat this for the rest of the dough.
The variation of color of the thepla in the stepwise picture and the main picture is due the colour of the red chili powder used. Since the step wise pictures are updated with new pictures the variation.
Methi Thepla
Note:
  1. If planning to pack for trips, when it is completely cool, roll it in a aluminium foil with clean hands.
  2. If making in bulk ,pack in small batches.
  3. You can add or less the spiciness according to your taste.
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26 comments:

  1. i loved every bit of the photography :)

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  2. Love methi theplas for its flavor...love 2 eat it with pickle n curd.

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  3. love the recipe..looks so delicious..will try it soon

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  4. Yummy theplas...looks wonderful....

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  5. I love these with shrikand :)

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  6. Love the clicks jeyashri, I love the aroma of these thepla's!!! My Gujju friend packs 100 pieces of these theplas whenever she comes back from India and they stay good for 4-5 days!!! :)

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  7. These are a family favorite...whenever H is travelling abroad, he asks me to make a dozen of these so that he can manage for a day or two...
    I never add mint leaves..will try adding next time

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  8. Love it any day ...one of fav lunch box item...looks fab

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  9. Sounds interesting, perfect for trips with boondi raita

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  10. Looks yum!
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  11. Very healthy and delicious thepla.. looks colorful :)

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  12. this looks absolutely gorgeous...

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  13. Never tasted it till now,but the pics make me hungry:)

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  14. i made this a few times and love the flavor and aroma of methi!!! your clicks are super perfect and so nice!!
    Sowmya
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  15. Just made this last week, yet to post, yours look perfect..

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  16. Prefect theplas, love simply with some mango pickle.

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  17. Simply drooling over here by looking at the theplas. Wonderful post.
    Deepa

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  18. I too make them & pack it for the trips. Loved the pictures!

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  19. Super flavored and healthy dish... Loved the clicks..
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  20. Taste & health go hand in hand in this recipe...love the combo of Methi & Mint!

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  21. delicious flavorful theplas!

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  22. actually Gujarati methi theplas contain jaggery too. you can cut and add while making dough for theplas. Sesame seeds can also be added, gives them beautiful look.

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  23. Yes correctly said thepla's are great snacks to have while travelling. I made thepla adding methi, dudhi and mulli (white radish). Yes sesame seeds can also be a good option.
    I have never tried mint leaves in thepla. Will try for sure soon.
    If you wish to check out my recipe- Foodies' Fun

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  24. If we dnt get methi leaves then it's not possible make?

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    1. You can try with kasoori methi too. But fresh methi leaves always better

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