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Theplas are a popular Gujarati dish ideal for picnics or travelling as they stay good for several days.
thepla1 - Thepla

Wheat Wheat Flour – 2 cups + extra
Gram Flour – 1/2 cup
Barley Flour – 1/2 cup
Salt – 2 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Sesame Seeds – 2 tsp
Plain Yogurt – 1 cup
Oil as required
Fenugreek Leaves – 1 cup, finely chopped
Ghee – 1/4 cup
Garam Masala Powder – 2 tsp

1. Mix the flours, salt, sesame seeds, red chilli powder and garam masala powder in a large bowl.
2. Add ghee and fenugreek leaves.
3. Pour yogurt and knead well to a smooth dough.
4. Add 3 to 4 tsp oil and mix.
5. Keep covered for 30 minutes.
6. Make small balls of the dough and roll them into small/medium theplas on a lightly floured surface.
7. Heat a tawa over medium flame.
8. Cook the prepared theplas for 20 to 30 seconds on each side, adding oil around the edges.
9. Remove from flame.
10. Serve hot with plain yogurt and pickle.

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  1. Anoop C Kapadia

    Its Best Theplas Receipe. And so simple to make.

  2. you are great

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