Thepla is a very popular Indian bread which keeps good for at least 3 days at room temperature. This food originates from the state of Gujarat in India. Thepla is also a very good Travel Food and classified as side dish for main course food usually eaten after dinner or with tea. It is easy to cook and has a divine taste. Thepla is a nutritious food as well. Sweet thepla and methi thepla are the different variations of this dish. Methi is full of calcium and Magnesium. Thepla recipe takes 25 minutes for cooking.
Ingredients to make Thepla
Wheat Flour- 1 1/2 cup crushed Green Chillies- 1 1/2 Red Chilli Powder- 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds powder- 1 tbsp turmeric- 1/2 tbsp Ajwain- 1/2 tbsp Hing- 1 pinch Methi Leaves- 1/2 bunch Coriander powder- 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste- 1 1/2 tbsps Salt to taste Oil as needed
Procedure to cook Thepla
Mix all the flour, green chillies, cumin seeds, turmeric, ajwain, hing and the Methi Leaves together into a pan. Add 1 tsp oil and knead it. Keep it aside for 20 minutes. Then make even size small balls of the dough. Roll them into flat circular shapes. After making the rolls of the complete dough, start roasting them on a heated pan on medium flame. Roast on both sides till it becomes brown and crispy. Spread little oil using a brush while roasting the thepla. Repeat the same with all the balls. You can also store the theplas in a container for later use.
The recipe is very interesting. You can eat thepla with butter, chutneys or curds. You will enjoy your long journey eating yummy theplas.