Thursday 13 March 2014

Methi Roti / Tepla / Chapati Recipe

Posted by Veena Karanth at 21:53:00
Methi roti, popularly known as methi tepla is a famous Indian bread and tastes awesome. It is highly nutritious as this bread is a combination of fenugreek leaves and wheat flour. It is very ideal for tiffin box since it stays soft for a longer period when compared to other types of chapatis.

Methi Roti

How To Prepare Methi Roti / Methi Tepla.

This dish takes roughly around 20 minutes to prepare and the process is also very simple.

Ingredients For Methi Tepla.

  • Wheat flour - 1 cup.
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Red chilli powder - 2 tsp.
  • Salt - as required.
  • Fenugreek leaves ( methi leaves ) -1/2 cup.
  • Coriander powder ( dhania powder ) - 1/2 tsp.
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp.
  • Oil - 1 tsp.
  • Carom Seeds ( Ajwain ) - 1 /2 tsp
  • Water - as required.
  • Ghee -1 tbsp.

Method To Make Methi Roti.

  • Take a big mixing bowl.
  • Add wheat flour in it.
  • Separate the methi leaves from its stem and wash it well.
  • Now mix it with the wheat flour.
  • Add red chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and carom seeds ( ajwain ) in to it.
  • Mix it well after adding sufficient water and prepare a smooth dough.
  • Smear oil and keep it aside for around 10 minutes.
  • Roll out equal sized balls from the kneaded dough. ( lemon sized ).
  • Dust the ball with the flour and roll out in to thin circles  ( as thin as possible ).
  • Heat a tawa or an iron griddle and roast the chapati on both the sides till light brown spots appear.
  • Apply ghee on both the sides.

Your hot and tempting methi tepla is ready to be served.!!!

Kitchen Masti Points.

  1. You can add butter milk ( around 2 tbsp ) for softer chapathis.
  2. The thinner the tepla, the more tastier to eat.
  3. You can smear cheese spread of any flavor on the teplas and roll it in the form of cylinder. I am sure kids will love it.
  4. You can eat tepla with raita or any other gravy.

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