Naina Singhania

Beetroot and Sesame Thepla

Beetroot and Sesame Thepla

Makes- 8 theplas


  • 1 beetroot , grated
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 3 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • salt , to taste
  • water , as needed


  • Wash and grate the beetroot.
  • In a bowl add grated beetroot, all the masala powder, salt and ghee. Mix all the ingredients.
  • Add whole wheat flour into the mixing bowl and knead it to a smooth dough.
  • Take a small portion of the wheat flour dough and flatten it using a rolling pin to form a flat round dough.
  • Heat the Tawa to medium heat &
  • Place the thepla on the hot tawa. Cook for about a minute & then flip and cook on the other side for a minute or till done.
  • Apply oil as needed to grease it while cooking