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Moringa Leaves Thepla

Sujata Hande-Parab
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Moringa Leaves Thepla RECIPE

Moringa tree or Drumstick tree is widely cultivated in India. Lots of recipes can be prepared using drumstick leaves, flowers, fruits. It is highly medicinal and used in herbal medicines as well. It helps in treating stomach disorders, Edema, diabetes, asthma, protects liver, cures cancer, Acts as Antibacterial Agent, boosts immunity etc.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Pan fry
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Moringa Leaves/drumstick leaves – 1.5 cups tightly packed (leaves washed, chopped finely)
  2. Rice flour – 2 tbsp + additional 2 tbsp for dusting rolling board.
  3. Wheat flour – 2 cups
  4. Kasuri Methi – 1/2 tbsp.
  5. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  6. Coarsely ground green chilies – 2-3
  7. Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  8. Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  9. Garam masala – 1 tsp
  10. Salt as per taste
  11. Ghee / Oil– 2-3 tbsp
  12. Water as required for kneading


  1. In a bowl, mix together wheat, rice flour, salt, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder, kasuri methi, lemon juice, coarsely ground green chili.
  2. Add finely chopped moringa leaves or drumstick leaves. Mix well till mixture incorporates well with each other.
  3. Add water if required and knead it into a smooth dough. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes
  4. Divide dough into 8-9 equal parts. Shape them into a smooth ball.
  5. Dust rolling board with some rice flour. Roll dough ball into a thin roti or circle about (6-7” diameter)
  6. Heat nonstick tava or griddle, drizzle ghee. Spread evenly all over on its surface with rubber spatula.
  7. Place paratha on it. Let it cook till bubbles appear on the top. Cook over medium low flame.
  8. Flip it over and cook until golden brown . Apply some ghee on top
  9. Serve hot with curd, pickle or any subji or curry.

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Anchal Sinha
Anchal Sinha   Nov-15-2017

It is a perfect breakfast recipe.

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