Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Mitha Thepla - Ismaili style



2 cups whole wheat flour (chapatti flour)
½ cup gur / gor / jaggery
1/2 cup milk
2 table spoon oil
1 tspn fennel seeds
½ ground Cardamom
½ tspn ground Nutmeg
Vegetable oil for frying
1/2 table spoon sliced almonds
1 table spoon poppy seeds

Flour Paste
1 tablespoon flour
enough water to make a thick paste (3/4 of tablespoon)


1. Mix the flour, fennel seeds, cardamom and nutmeg.
2. Rub in the oil, so that the mixture looks like fine bread crumbs
3. Melt the gur in the microwave (2 minutes or so) and mix with the milk
5. Add it to the flour and make a soft dough
6. Roll into ¾ inch and cut into circles using a biscuit cutter.
7. Sprinke the poppy seeds, and stick the almond slice in the centre using the flour paste
7. Fry
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7 comments:

Shaina said...

Hello Chachi, we the theplas are fried, should the heat be on high or medium?

Saju said...

medium hot

Anonymous said...

My theplas start Breaking when put into the oil? Why
Should I throw away the whole dough? Total disaster

Anonymous said...

She should ve told to roll it with a rolling pin first then use cookie cutter n shape them , I think they r too thick , that's why they broke ..

rasheeda kapoor said...

hi..are these theplas to be deep fried or shallow fried..thanks much.

Saju said...

Deep fried

Anonymous said...

Doesnt thepla have sooji in it?

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