Methi Thepla Recipe

Methi Thepla Recipe

Munch them anytime. Methi Thepla are light and healthy. Theplas are an integral part of Gujarati cuisine. We Gujaratis enjoy Theplas not only for breakfast, but also for meal. We cherish them the most during our travel. And I am sure you all would also cherish Methi Thepla at home. 

methi thepla recipe

How to make Methi Thepla at home?

Here is a step by step guide to prepare delicious Methi Thepla at home. 


Methi leaves - finely chopped - 1/2 cup

Whole wheat flour 2 cups

Gram flour 2 tablespoon

Ajwain 1 tablespoon

Sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon

Asafoetida (hing) a pinch

Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

Jaggery 1/2 teaspoon 

Oil 1/2 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Water to make dough

Preparation Steps for Methi Thepla:

Take wheat flour and gram flour in a mixing bowl. Add methi leaves, Ajwain, sesame seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, jaggery and oil. Gently mix with the flour.

Slowly add water into it and knead into a dough. Add more water if required.

Make medium sized balls from the dough.

With the rolling pin, begin to roll them. Dust the flour to make thepla. Similar to the way you make rotis or chappatis. 

Take a tawa on medium flame and place the thepla on it. 

Flip when one side is partly cooked. Spread oil on both the sides.

With the help of spatula, cook the thepla on both the sides until you get golden spot on both the sides.

Your Methi Theplas are ready to serve with plain curd or pickle of your choice.

Gujarti methi thepla recipe

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