How to Make Thepla - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting


This is a traditional Indian recipe, which is common in Indian households. Easy to prepare, nutritious and tasty, these are the three qualities for which it is highly sought after. Thepla is a protein rich snack which can be eaten as is, or with a vegetable preparation.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 10-15 Minutes 5-10 Minutes


  • 1 ¼ cup Atta (whole wheat flour)
  • 2/3 cup Besan (gram flour)
  • 1 cup methi leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Mix atta, besan, chopped methi leaves, salt, red chilli powder.

Step 2

Add water to make semi hard dough, knead it well and let it rest for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Divide into 8 equal portions.

Step 4

Roll out each portion and cook on a hot pan from both sides, applying a little oil.

Step 5

Cook till lightly browned on both sides.

Step 6

Serve hot with curd or butter

Nutritional Information

Serving: 1 (50gm)

Calories 127 Sodium 206 mg
Total Fat 5 g Potassium 154 mg
Saturated 1 g Total Carbs 17 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 3 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 1 g
Trans 0 g Protein 4 g
Cholesterol 1 mg Vitamin A 0%
Calcium 0% Vitamin C 0%
Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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