• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 15-20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

A popular gujarati recipe of spicy rotis


  • Atta (whole wheat flour) – 1 cup
  • Besan (gram flour) – ¼ cup
  • Chopped methi (fresh fenugreek leaves) – ½ cup
  • Ground turmeric – ¼ teaspoon
  • Red chile powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Ginger-green chile paste – ½ teaspoon
  • Table salt – to taste
  • Vegetable oil – 5 tablespoons
  • Plain yogurt as required – ½ cup



  1. Place the whole wheat flour, gram flour, fenugreek leaves, turmeric, red chile powder, ginger green chile paste, salt and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well.
  2. Add the yogurt and knead into a semi-soft dough.  Cover with a damp cloth and set aside for 15 minutes.
  3. Divide into 12 equal portions and shape into balls.  Roll out each ball into a thin chapatti of 6 inch diameter. These are theplas.
  4. Place a non stick tawa (griddle) on medium heat and let it heat for 2 minutes.  Place a thepla on it and cook turning sides and applying ½ teaspoon oil on each side, till both the sides are evenly golden.
  5. These can be eaten hot or cold.
  6. You can cool and store them in air tight containers for one week.


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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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