Thepla Paatra

Thepla Paatra

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This recipe will get ready in 15 minutes provided that thepla used are left overs. It is healthy and inspired from traditional cola cassia leaves patra recipe.

Thepla Paatra recipe - How to make Thepla Paatra

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 serving


4 theplas

To Be Mixed Together For The Paste
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp khajur imli ki chutney
salt to taste
2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp oil
water as required

For The Tempering
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
a few curry leaves (kadi patta)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut

  1. Place a thepla on a plain dry surface.
  2. Spread paste on the thepla and place another thepla on it. apply paste all over this also. roll them both together. apply paste on top and sides and keep it in greased thali in the steamer.
  3. Repeat the same with another two theplas and roll and keep it to steam with the above roll.
  4. Pour 1 tsp oil on each roll and steam it for 10 minutes.
  5. Cool and cut 1" slices from rolls. arrange it on a serving plate and pour the hot tempering on it.
  6. Garnish it with coriander and coconut and serve with chunda and tea.