Methi paratha or methi thepla recipe

Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati snack and is one of the comfort food for Gujaratis. It can be either had as a snack or as a breakfast dish. It is ideal as a travel food as they have a great shelf life. It can be either had on its own or served with curd or pickle. Methi leaves or fenugreek leaves are rich in iron and calcium and is a good soure of fibre. Enjoy as a simple and healthy meal any day. Methi thepla is prepared with chopped fenugreek leaves, wheat flour, besan, curd and mixed with spices and then rolled out into thin parathas.


  • Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Methi or fenugreek leaves (chopped) - 1 cup
  • Bengal gram flour or besan - 1/2 cup
  • Curd - 2 tablespoons
  • White sesame seeds or white til - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ajwain or carom seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chillies - 3 nos
  • Garlic cloves - 8 nos
  • Ginger - 1 inch small size
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE METHI THEPLA RECIPE Grind together green chillies, garlic cloves, ginger, turmeric powder and salt with litter water to make a smooth paste and keep it aside

Step 2

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients like wheat flour, methi leaves, besan, curd, sesame seeds, ajwain seeds, ground paste and little water to make a soft dough.

Step 3

Keep the dough to rest for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Divide the dough into equal parts and roll into smooth balls.

Step 5

Take one ball of dough. Roll into a medium shaped circle.

Step 6

Heat a tawa on a medium flame. Apply butter on the tawa and put the paratha on it . Cook for a minute.

Step 7

Apply butter on the top of the paratha and flip on the other side. Cook till both the sides of the paratha become golden brown.

Step 8

Serve the parathas hot with curd or pickle.

One Response to Methi paratha or methi thepla recipe

  1. Just wonderful!!! Love the look of the thepla 🙂

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