Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe

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Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe

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Methi Thepla, a must try lightly spiced paratha like traditional Gujarati flatbread Recipe prepared from wheat flour, Fenugreek leaves and other spices. Theplas are an inherent part of Gujarati meals and are cooked for regular meals and travelling. It tastes best when eaten with Garlic Chutney, Curd and Chunda.


  • 2 cup chopped Fenugreek Leaves (Methi)
  • 3 cup Wheat Flour
  • 3 tbsp Curd
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp Green Chilli & Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds (Til)
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Carom Seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Take a large bowl and add Wheat Flour in it.
  • Add chopped Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves), Green Chilli & Garlic Paste, Sesame Seeds.
  • Add all Masalas – Red chilli powder, Kashmiri chilli powder, Ajwain (Carom Seeds), Garam Masala, Turmeric Powder.
  • Add Curd, Salt and 2 tbsp Oil.
  • Mix well all ingredients.
  • Add water as required and knead soft dough for Thepla
  • Now add ½ tsp Oil and knead again, cover with a lid and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Make medium size balls from the dough.
  • Sprinkle some flour on a ball and with the rolling pin begin to roll the Thepla.
  • On hot Tawa place the Thepla.
  • Flip when partially cooked from one side.
  • Spread oil on one side and flip again.
  • Now spread some oil on other side and flip the Thepla again.
  • Flip couple of times & cook till you get golden brown spots on both sides.
  • You can also press the Thepla with a spatula while cooking.
  • Keep it in Roti basket or serve hot with Garlic Chutney, Chhunda (Mango Pickle) or Curd.

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