Soya Methi Theplas

Soya Methi Theplas

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Very famous gujarati delicacy that is usually made with wheat flour and besan, i modified with adding soya flour and it yet tastes the same. Methi is the key ingredient that imparts the unique taste of theplas and mask the flavour of soya flour. Fresh curds renders softness to the theplas, make them for breakfast and enjoy them serve with piping hot tea or as a snack with curds and pickle. Traditionally for a meal theplas are usually served with potato bhaji, however relish it with bharwan aloo, page. . For a wholesome soya experience.

Soya Methi Theplas recipe - How to make Soya Methi Theplas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     15Makes 15 theplas
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1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup soya flour
1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
3/4 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1/4 tsp soya oil for kneading
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
2 tsp soya oil for cooking

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside for 10 minutes under a wet muslin cloth.
  2. Knead again using soya oil till smooth and divide the dough into 15 equal portions.
  3. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter thin circle using a liitle flour for rolling.
  4. Cook the thepla on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame, using soya oil, till both sides are golden brown.
  5. Repeat with remaining dough to make 14 more theplas.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per thepla
Energy25 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates3.8 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat0.6 g
Cholesterol0.3 mg
Sodium1.8 mg