Dudhi Na Thepla


Dudhi Na Thepla

Dudhi Na Thepla

Bread Made with Bottle Gourd


1 cup wheat flour

1 cup millet flour

1 cup bottle gourd, grated

2 tbsp oil

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp chilli powder


1 tsp ginger-chilli paste

1 tsp coriander-cumin powder

A pinch of baking soda

Salt to taste

Sour yogurt to bind the dough

Oil for shallow-frying


1. Mix both kinds of flour along with all the dry spices, bottle gourd, two tablespoons of oil and soda. Bind into a semi-soft dough with the help of yogurt. Do not add water.

2. Divide the dough into twelve-fourteen balls. Roll out each one into flat, thin theplas with a rolling pin.

3. Shallow fry the theplas over medium flame, using a little oil. Pour oil with a small spoon around the edge of the thepla. Turn over and repeat the process.

4. When they are cooked remove from heat and serve hot with raita or as a teatime snack.

Note: You could use fenugreek leaves in place of bottle gourd.


Makes 12-14 

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