Lauki Ke Theple

Ingredients:

• 1 medium sized Lauki
• 2 cups – Wheat flour
• 2 tbsp – gram flour
• 4 to 5 Green chillies (finely chopped)
• 1 tbsp – ginger-garlic paste
• ?tsp – Asafoetida powder
• ?tsp – Turmeric powder
• 2 tbsp – oil
• handful finely chopped Coriander leaves
• salt to taste
• sufficient water to make the dough
• sufficient Ghee to roast the theplas

Method:

  1. Peel the lauki and grate it.
  2. Gently squeeze out the water.
  3. In a big bowl, mix together grated lauki, wheat flour, gram flour, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, asafetida powder, oil, coriander and salt.
  4. Add just sufficient water and make a semi -soft dough.
  5. Divide the dough into small portions.
  6. Roll out each portion like a chappati.
  7. Roast the thepla on a pre-heated tawa on a medium flame.
  8. Add ghee while flipping sides.
  9. Roast till golden.
  10. Repeat with the remaining portions.
  11. Serve hot with fresh curds.

Recipe courtesy of Anita Raheja