How to make Rajgire Ka Thepla - Bread made of rajgira cereal, especially for fasts.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rajgira Flour (राजगिरे का आटा), Boiled Potatoes

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Rajgire Ka Thepla Recipe Card

Rajgire Ka Thepla

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajgire Ka Thepla Recipe

  • Rajgira Flour 2 cups + for dusting

  • Boiled Potatoes

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Ginger grated 1 inch piece

  • Sesame seeds (til) 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 2 medium

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons + to shallow fry

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Place ragjira atta in a bowl. Mix in rock salt, ginger, sesame seeds and green chillies.

Step 2

Add mashed potatoes, yogurt, three tablespoons of ghee and chopped coriander leaves. Knead into a semi soft dough using water as required. Cover and set dough aside for half an hour.

Step 3

Divide into ten to twelve portions. Roll into balls. Dust with rajgira atta and pat into a diskette on a dusted surface.

Step 4

Heat a tawa. Cook theplas on two sides and shallow fry using ghee as required.

Step 5

Serve hot with yogurt. 

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