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Methi na Thepla

Gujarati Spice roti

Recipe by Mr Shah of BOGOTA, US

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
    • 1/3 cup Millet Flour (Bajra flour)
    • ½ Yogurt (Sour is better)
    • 1 tbsp -Sugar  
    • 2 tsp-Minced Ginger
    • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
    • 1 tbsp-Sesame Seeds
    • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
    • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
    • ¼ tsp Red Chili Powder
    • Green Chillies – to taste
    • Salt – to taste
    • 1/3 cup Methi Leaves
    • ¼ cup Cilantro (Coriander Leaves)
    • 2 tbsp Oil
    • Oil – for cooking


    1. Combine Yogurt, Sugar mix well
    2. To this add – Ginger, Garlic, Sesame Seeds, Cumin Powder, Turmeric Powder, Red Chili Powder, Green Chillies,
    3. To make the dough, combine the flours, add the Oil mix well till well incorporated now add Salt,Methi leaves and Cilantro (Coriander Leaves).
    4. Add in the Yogurt/Spice mixture and make dough.
    5. Once the fours come together in dough, knead for a few minutes.
    6. Cover and allow the dough to rest for 20- 25 minutes.
    7. Heat a Tawa on medium heat
    8. Divide the dough and make equal balls.
    9. Take one flatten with your palms.
    10. Sprinkle some Whole Wheat Flour and start rolling it on a flat surface.
    11. use more wheat flower  while rolling as needed and make chapati size.
    12. shift it on to tava and keep moving the Thepla a little so it does not stick and the allow it to cook on the underside till its well done.
    13. Flip the Thepla and allow it to cool on the other side.
    14. Drizzle Oil, spread it and flip it.
    15. Press down gently but firmly with a flat spatula, pressing and turning as you go.
    16. Apply Oil on this side as well and flip and press down again.
    17. Take off the tawa and Serve immediately with pickle or yogurt.


    Mr Shah

    Hi Halima, thanks for the comments and enjoy the theplas



    I love this recipe. It came out really tasty. methi theplas are my favorite. thanks for posting such yummy recipes.

    Mr Shah

    Thanks Johnpoll


    I like this recipe so much...Methi na Thepla is my favourite recipe...


    You tube, "show me the curry .com" is quite good to take recipes from.