Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Leeli DungLi na thepla - spring onion Flatbread


Spring onion is called leeli dungLi in Gujarati. (dungLi means onion; leeli is green). I found some fresh green/spring onions at our local farmers market. So decided to make my MIL's thepla.

Leeli DungLi na Thepla
Spring Onions Flatbread

Ingredients

1 cup bajra flour

1 cup wheat flour

salt to taste

1 cup chopped spring onions, (use both green and white parts)

1 tbsp sesame seeds

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp coriander cumin powder

1 tsp oil

oil for roasting

flour for dredging

Method
1. Mix all the dry ingredients. Stir in spring onions. Adding water as needed, knead a dough.
2. Add 1 tsp oil. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
3. Make uniform balls. Roll into thin theplas.
4. Roast on hot tawa/pan till brown spots appear on both the sides. Use oil as needed for roasting/frying.
5. Save in a clean cotton towel till ready to use.
6. Serve along with chhundo (grated sweet n' spicy raw mango pickle).

Note -

1. for an extra kick, you can add minced green chilies if you like.

This post is my entry to Priya's Healing Foods - Onions event.
Healing Food Event is started by Siri of Siri's corner.

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