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kasuri methi chapathi

 kasuri methi chapathi
Fenugreeks leaves rich in bitterness are loaded wit lots of medicinal benefits. It is easy to cook and easy to grow. In Mumbai vegetable market  Fresh methi available  every day but not in Kerala.
so I grow my own  feenugreek leaves , within 15- 20 days i get fresh fenugreek/ methi herb .

you can lead a healthy life if you add fenugreek powder or sprouted fenugreek or fenugreek leaves more than 2 to 3 times in a week in your food. 

The fenugreek leaves are used as medicines. In kerala household using fenugreek Seeds spluttered (tadka) in fish curry, moru curry also in chiken curry too, almost in all morru / dahi/ yoghurt  curries fenugreek are used in cooking. 

Sprouted fenugreek has super medicinal properties.

Maharashtra famous dinkache / methiche ladoo,  methi seed laddu is traditional Ayurveda ladoo making from this fenugreek seed.
Try to grown this herb in your home garden and make delicious  sabji , curry or theplas 

Today in my kitchen  thepla ”… Theple is a popular Gujarati Cuisine. Gujrati Thepla is made from Fresh Methi Leaves, Whole Wheat Flour, Gram Flour and spices.

 “मनुष्य केवल रोटी ही से नहीं, परन्तु हर एक वचन से जो परमेश्वर के मुख से निकलता है जीवित रहेगा।” मत्ती 4:4.


Jesus Christ emphasized this when he said: “Man must live, not on bread alone, but on every utterance coming forth through Jehovah’s mouth.”—Matthew 4:4.

Ingredients(kasuri methi chapathi)

  • 3 cups Wheat Flour (atta)
  • cup Gram Flour (besan)
  • 2 cups Fenugreek Leaves (methi patta)
  • 1/2 Cup Dahi/ curd 
  • 2 tsp Salt (namak)
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder (dhania powder)
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder (lal mirch powder)
  • 1 tsp Carom Seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 Green Chillies (hari mirch)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger (adrak) 
  • 1 cup Water
Method(kasuri methi chapathi)
  • Wash, Rinse and finely chop the Fresh Methi Leaves and keep it aside.
  • Take gehun ka atta (whole wheat flour) and besan in a mixing bowl.
  • Add all the spices and herbs.
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  • Mix it well with hands.
  • Knead it with hands to make dough using Luke warm water. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 10 minutes.


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  • Divide the dough in small balls to make flat thin chapati.
  • Sprinkle some flour over the small dough balls and start rolling it with a rolling pin.
  • Put flat thin Theplas over hot tava to cook. Flip it when one side is half done.
  • Apply oil on both sides of thepla and press it with spatula.
  • Remove it from tava when you see golden brown spots drizzle some ghee or butter on it and serve hot with curd,  mango pickle or any curries…
kasuri methi chapathi
You can add Spinach puree, Pumkin paste , dhodhi (bottle hourd) or leafy veggies is same Recipe.
Curd make theplas Soft and Delicious.
You can add ragi flour or oats flour to make it more healthy.

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