As a kid i grew up eating gujrati food, i still remember the taste of fresh methi theplas which my aunt use to make for us. This is my humble attempt to recreate that taste.


  • 1/2 Bunch methi leaves
  • 1 Cup wheat flour
  • 1 tsp Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 2 Crushed green chillies
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 Pinch hing
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds powder
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Directions
Combine together all the ingredients and mix with the flour,knead it using 1 tsp oil. Set aside for 30 mins.Prepare chappati sized balls from the dough. Roll them flat with a rolling pin. Heat a tava and roast rolled out theplas on it.
Apply little oil on the turned side of each thepla.

Serve hot with curd or chutney.

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