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methi thepla
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Methi thepla

Fenugreek is a great way to add iron to your diet.You can also use Kasuri methi to make this if fresh leaves are not available.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: fenugreek flatbread, methi paratha, methi thepla, thepla
Servings: 4


  • 1 cup chopped methi or fenugreek leaves
  • 2.5 cup atta or wholemeal flour
  • 2 tbsp til or sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp adrak mirchi/ginger-chilli paste
  • ½ tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp jeera or cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sugar optional
  • ¼ cup oil
  • Salt as per taste


  • In a bowl, add all dry ingredients to wholemeal flour.Mix well.
  • Add little oil to it.
  • Knead a dough with little water to make a slightly soft dough.It should not be sticky.
  • Take small amounts of dough a palm and make round size balls.
  • Apply little oil on rolling pin so that dough does not stick while making thepla.
  • Make thin flatbreads using rolling pin.
  • Heat a non-stick pan,add little oil to it after placing the flatbread.
  • Cook evenly on both sides by adding a ¼ tsp oil after flipping over.
  • Serve hot with mango pickle or tomato chutney and dry potato curry.