Methi Thepla

4.10 from 10 votes

Theplas are perfect treat for a relaxed Sunday breakfast that's what many people say but for me, its always in my breakfast menu. This is the basic recipe for making thepla and I am sure you will love it.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury
Servings 4


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped methi leaves
  • Salt


  • For the dough: In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and knead it into the semi soft dough using sufficient water.
  • Knead the dough well using a tablespoon of oil, cover it with muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • For the thepla: Divide the dough into 14 equal portions and roll them using wheat flour into 5" diameter circle approximately.
  • Heat a non-stick tava and cook each thepla both sides using little oil, till it turns golden brown from both sides.
  • Serve it hot with sweet mango pickle.


  • Do not use excess water to make the dough.
  • Oil can be replaced with ghee for preparing the dough.
  • Cook on low flame for perfect thepla.

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Hi! I am Paarul.I am a food enthusiast and passionate about cooking delicious Indian food as a part of everyday busy life.

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  1. 5 stars
    Sometime you have heard about recipe but never get a chance to read or try until it comes in front of you. Methi thepla is one such recipe. Thank you for bringing it in front of me and forcing me to make it this weekend.

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