Gujarati Recipes - Rotli varities

This article helps you out in preparing varities of Rolti's in Gujarati Cuisine. The different varities are Bhakri, Theplaas etc.


Ingredients for Bhakri
-2 cups whole wheat flour
-4 tablespoons ghee
-1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) or carom seeds (ajwain)
-salt to taste

Method to prepare Bhakri
1. Mix all the ingredients like flour, ghee, cumin seeds and salt in a bowl.

2. Add enough water and knead into a firm dough. Keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

3. Divide into 12 to 14 equal portions.Roll out each portion into a 100 mm. (4") diameter round.

4. Roast each round on both sides on a tava till golden brown, putting
light pressure on the bhakhri so that the insides cook evenly.

Serve hot with any vegetable curry of your choice.


Ingredients for Theplaas
1 cup wheat flour
1/4 cup gramflour
1 tsp. red chilli powder
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
salt to taste
4-5 pinches asafoetida
1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
1/2 tsp. sesame seeds
2 tbsp. oil
oil for shallow frying

Method to prepare Theplaas

1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Use a little water and knead a soft pliable dough.

2. Divide dough into 9-10 balls, roll each into a 5" round.
Sprinkle flour over chappati while rolling, for ease.

3. Place on a hot griddle, roast and drizzle oil, to shallow fry.

4. Repeat for other side. Repeat for remaining dough.

Serve hot with chunda (refer pickles) or other pickle or curds.

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Author: Pritan08 May 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Dear Mam,

I like very much Theplaa with pickle. But every time taking ready made from shop but now thinking to own homemade Theplaa after reading this one.

Author: Deepika18 May 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0


You can check out How to prepare Puran Poli


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