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Bottlegourd Thepla

Arti Gupta
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Bottlegourd Thepla RECIPE

The word thepla takes us into the world of Gujarati cuisine. It is the most preferredtraditional flat bread and gives you good company while you are travelling or on a journey as they stay fresh for long. Bottlegourd theplas are powerhouse of nutrition. They are healthy and taste is divine.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Roasting
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 cup wheat flour
  2. ¼ cup gram flour
  3. ½ tsp salt
  4. ½ tsp chilli powder
  5. ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  6. 1 tbsp curd
  7. 1 tbsp oil
  8. 1/2 cup grated bottlegourd (ghiya)
  9. Chopped coriander
  10. Water for kneading
  11. Oil to cook theplas


  1. Make a hard dough of the wheat flour, gram flour, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, curd , oil, bottlegourd and chopped cor iander.
  2. The bottlegourd in the dough leaves water in a while. So the dough should be hard. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Now make balls of the dough and flatten it with a rolling pin. Now cook on a (tava) griddle from both sides till they turn brown.
  4. Your theplas are ready to be enjoyed! You can store them or immediately eat them.

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