Onion Thepla


Whole Wheat Flour – 4.5 cups
Curd – 2 Tbsp or more if required
Onion – 2 medium
Green chilli – 1
Ginger – 1/2 inch
Garlic cloves – 4 to 5
Coriander Leaves – a handful
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Mango powder – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Chaat Masala – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
Sugar – a pinch
Oil – as required


Peel and grate the onions. Can chop them finely also.
Make a paste of green chilli,ginger and garlic.

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan.Once hot, add Cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
Once roasted, add grated onion and salt.
Fry the onion till brown.
Add green chilli-ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes off.
Add all the powders and fry for few seconds.
Add finely chopped coriander leaves, sugar and fry till coriander leaves are wilted.
Cool the mixture.

In a large bowl, Add wheat flour and little salt.Add 1 tsp of oil and mix well.
Add the onion mixture and mix well till it resembles bread crumbs.
Add yogurt little by little and knead the dough and bring it all together.
Rest the dough for 30 minutes.

Pinch small balls out of the dough. Roll out each ball into a roti form by dusting with little wheat flour.

Heat a Flat griddle .Once hot, Add the roti and cook on both side.
Smear till oil on both sides of roti and cook for few seconds.
Store it in a container.

These theplas serve as a meal for lunch/dinner.
They can also be had along with tea.


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