Recipe : Thepla
Preparation Time : 35 minutes
Serves : makes 25 pieces
Wheat flour - 1 cup
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida – 4 to 5 pinches
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Sesame seeds - ½ tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Oil - for shallow frying
Salt to taste
Mix all ingredients except oil for shallow frying.
Use a little water and knead soft pliable dough.
Divide dough into 9-10 balls and roll each into a 5" round
Sprinkle flour over chapati while rolling, for ease.
Place on a hot griddle, roast and drizzle oil, to shallow fry.
Repeat for other side. Repeat for remaining dough.
Serve hot with any sweet pickle or curds.
Equally tasty when cold too.
Shelf life: 2-3 days at room temperature.