Dudhi Palak Thepla

Dudhi is my son's favorite vegetable and we make so many dishes with it. We always have a Dudhi or Lauki in our fridge. I am sharing with you a filling and nutritious idea for thepla. The combination of Dudhi and Palak works really well together and these theplas will give you a wholesome feeling. It does not take long to make these and perfect way to hide the veggies. Eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner and I promise you will love these.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8 thepla

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup shredded dudhi or lauki, water squeezed out
  • 3-4 tablespoon olive oil to cook theplas
  • water as needed to combine the dough

Instructions
 

  • Shred Dudhi or Lauki, remove seeds and sprinkle sat and leave it for 10-15 minutes
  • After 15 minutes, squeeze the water out of dudhi using palm of your hands
  • In a bowl, add flour, spices, chopped spinach, yogurt, salt and shredded dudhi
  • Knead into a hard dough and add water only if needed to combine the dough
  • Form 7-8 equal portions
  • Using light pressure roll the dough into a disc shape
  • Cook the Theplas applying generous amount of oil on both sides
  • Store the thepla in an airtight container or in refrigerator once it cools
  • Enjoy them with yogurt and athela marcha
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