Methi Thepla

Most popular Gujarati snack. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Methi Thepla

Main Ingredients Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), Whole wheat flour (atta)
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Breads
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Methi Thepla

  • 1 cup Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) chopped
  • + for dusting Whole wheat flour (atta) 1½ cups
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • for basting Ghee


  1. Take fenugreek leaves in a parat. Add salt, ginger-green chilli paste, carom seeds, turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well.
  2. Add flour and yogurt and mix well.Add little water and knead into a stiff dough. Add 1 tablespoon oil and knead again. Cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Divide dough into equal portions, flatten and roll out into thin discs dusting with flour.
  4. Heat a non-stick tawa and roast the prepared theplas, turning sides and basting with ghee, till golden from both sides.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1087
Carbohydrates 168.7
Protein 37.3
Fat 29.4
Other Fiber Niacin- 10.4mg