Methi Thepla Recipe

Authentic Methi Thepla

Methi Thepla is a popular Gujarati flatbread made with fenugreek leaves and spices. It originated in Gujarat, India, and is enjoyed as a nutritious and flavorful snack or meal.

Methi Thepla Recipe

If you're a fan of Indian cuisine, then you must try the mouthwatering Methi Thepla! Originating from Gujarat, this popular flatbread is not only delicious but also packed with health benefits. Made with fresh fenugreek leaves, whole wheat flour, and a blend of spices, Methi Thepla is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch, or even a light dinner. In this blog, we will guide you through an authentic Methi Thepla recipe that serves four people, ensuring a delightful culinary experience for you and your loved ones.

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 28 mins Total Time 48 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Calories: 136 Kcal Best Season: Winter



Step 1:

  1. Preparing the Dough:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, gram flour, chopped fenugreek leaves,Fresh coriander leaves,  ginger paste, green chili paste, yogurt, oil, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, and salt.
    • Mix well and knead the ingredients into a smooth and firm dough. Adjust the consistency by adding a little water if necessary.
    • Cover the dough and let it rest for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

Step 2:

  1. Rolling and Cooking the Thepla:
    • After resting the dough, divide it into small lemon-sized portions.
    • Take one portion and roll it into a ball. Flatten it slightly between your palms and dust it with some wheat flour.
    • Roll out the dough ball into a thin, round disc using a rolling pin. Dust with flour as needed to prevent sticking.
    • Heat a tawa or griddle on medium heat and place the rolled thepla on it.
    • Cook the thepla on one side until you see small bubbles forming on the surface.
    • Flip the thepla and drizzle some oil on top.
    • Cook the thepla until golden brown spots appear on both sides.
    • Remove from the tawa and repeat the process with the remaining dough portions.

Step 3:

  1. Serving the Methi Thepla:
    • Serve the freshly cooked Methi Thepla hot with pickle, yogurt, or a cup of masala chai.
    • You can also serve it with a side of mint chutney or a tangy tomato-based curry for a more elaborate meal.
    • Methi Thepla can be stored in an airtight container for a day or two, making it a great option for picnics or packed lunches.
  2. Conclusion:
    • Methi Thepla is a delightful and healthy Gujarati flatbread that offers a burst of flavors and nutrition. With its aromatic blend of spices and the freshness of fenugreek leaves, this dish is sure to please your taste buds. Whether you're a fan of Indian cuisine or looking to explore new flavors, Methi Thepla is a must-try recipe. So gather the ingredients, follow the steps, and enjoy this delectable Gujarati delight with family and friends.
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 136kcal
Calories from Fat 54.01kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.01g10%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 1mg1%
Sodium 167mg7%
Potassium 102mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g8%

Calcium 101 mg
Iron 2 mg
Zinc 1 mcg

* * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Methi Thepla, Fenugreek Flatbread, Healthy, Breakfast Recipe, Methi Paratha,Gujarati Cuisine, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Methi Flatbread, Breakfast on-the-go, Gujarati Snack Recipe, Gujarati Spices

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