Here is a nutritious Thepala made with lauki (bottle gourd). Being fond of Gujarati food, I do make Thepalas of times.
Making the thepalas is easy and makes for a healthy breakfast or brunch they remain soft and so go well in tiffin boxes or as picnic food too.
These thepalas can be served hot, warm or at room temperature.
Grated dudhi 1 cup
Whole wheat flour 1 and 1/2 cup
Lemon juice 1 Tsp
Curd 1 Tbsp
Green chilies 2
Coriander powder 1 Tsp
Cumin powder 1/2 Tsp
Red chili powder 1 Tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 Tsp
Salt As per taste
Oil for roasting as required
Sesame seeds 1 Tbsp (roasted)
First rinse and grate the dudhi in a bowl.
Add spices in it- finely chopped green chilies, coriander powder, cumin powder,
red chili powder, lemon juice , salt and Sesame seeds.
Mix all spices and dudhi very well. Keep covereed and keep aside for about 5-7 min.
Dudhi will released its juices, so no need to add water.
Add whole wheat flour in it and make dough.
Add 1 Tbsp oil and knead well, make a soft smooth dough.
Make medium sized balls from it.
Use wheat flour for rolling the thepalas,
make medium sized thepalas.
Place the thepala on hot griddle, first dry roast it and then apply oil on both sides of the
Make all the thepalas this way. Serve DUDHI THEPALA hot, warm or room temperature with pickle or sesame chutney
– It taste awesome……https://youtu.be/LINsL6Aktjc