Spinach Thepla | Palak Paratha | How to make Spinach(Palak)Thepla(with step by step directions)

Spinach TheplaSpinach Thepla: 

Spinach Thepla or palak thepla/paratha is a healthy and easy variation of Indian flatbread. Where spinach

puree, wheat flour and spices are kneaded together to make parathas/ thepla.

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Spinach Thepla | Palak Paratha | How to make Spinach(Palak)Thepla(with step by step directions)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
resting time:
10 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Main Ingredients: Spinach and wheat flour 

Level of Cooking: Easy

Recipe Type: roti
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 12 thepala
Calories Amount per serving: 100 kcal
Author: spicy veg recipes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole Wheat Flour for dough
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour for dusting
  • 1.5 Cup Spinach Puree
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon Oil for cooking
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, optional
  • 1/4 cup yoghurt dahi
  • 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds ajwain, optional
Instructions
preparation
  1. Combine wheat flour, spinach puree, salt, oil, yoghurt, Caroma seeds, turmeric and green chilli in a bowl.
  2. Add water as needed to make smooth, soft dough Knead the dough.
  3. lightly greased surface to make it smooth and pliable.
  4. Let the dough rest at least fifteen minutes.
method:
  1. Divide the dough into equal parts. Roll each one into a smooth ball and press flat.
  2. Take one dough ball and press it lightly on both sides on a surface covered with dry flour.
  3. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into a circle about five to six inches.
  4. Heat a tava (griddle) over medium-high heat.
  5. Place the thepla in the tava (griddle).
  6. As it cooks, the dough will change colour and have a dryer look.
  7. Turn the thepla over using a spatula.
  8. You should see golden-brown spots on the semi-cooked side.
  9. Spread few drops of oil onto the thepla using a spatula evenly around its surface and flip the Thepla Using your spatula, lightly press the entire surface of the thepla to help it cook all the way through.
  10. It may puff up in some areas.
  11. Flip The Thepla over again and repeat this process, cook, until light golden brown spots appear on both sides.
  12. Transfer it to the plate. Repeat this process with the remaining dough balls, cook them in a similar way.
Recipe Notes
  • Serve them hot with tea, pickle, chutney, yoghurt.[br]Make sure that dough is soft and smooth.
  • If the dough starts sticking, dust it with more flour.
  • You can use blanched onion puree and garlic paste for variation.
  • Do not use any dry flour toward the end of the rolling, as it will make the thepla dry.

Spinach Thepla recipe(step by step with photo)

Spinach Thepla

  • Combine wheat flour, spinach puree, salt, oil, yoghurt, Caroma seeds, turmeric and green chilli in a bowl.
  • Add water as needed to make smooth, soft dough Knead the dough.
  • Spinach Thepla
  • lightly greased surface to make it smooth and pliable.
  • Let the dough rest at least fifteen minutes.
    Spinach Thepla
  • Divide the dough into equal parts. Roll each one into a smooth ball and press flat.
  • Take one dough ball and press it lightly on both sides on a surface covered with dry flour.
    Spinach Thepla
  • Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into a circle about five to six inches.
    Spinach Thepla
  • Heat a tava (griddle) over medium-high heat.
  • Place the thepla in the tava (griddle).
  • As it cooks, the dough will change colour and have a dryer look.
  • Turn the thepla over using a spatula.

Spinach Thepla

  • You should see golden-brown spots on the semi-cooked side.
    Spinach Thepla
  • Spread few drops of oil onto the thepla using a spatula evenly around its surface and flip the Thepla Using your spatula, lightly press the entire surface of the thepla to help it cook all the way through.
    Spinach Thepla
  • It may puff up in some areas.
  • Flip The Thepla over again and repeat this process, cook, until light golden brown spots appear on both sides.
    Spinach Thepla
  • Transfer it to the plate. Repeat this process with the remaining dough balls, cook them in a similar way.

Enjoy!

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