Doodhi (Lauki) Theplas



3/4 cup grated bottle gourd (doodhi/lauki)

2 green chillies, chopped

2 cups whole wheat flour

½ cup low fat yoghurt

½ tsp. turmeric powder

1 tsp. oil

Salt to taste

Flour for rolling

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Mix the oil into the flour and then add all the remaining ingredients and knead to a soft dough.  Use a little water only if required.  Divide into 12 to 15 equal portions.

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Roll out each portion as thin as possible using a little dry wheat flour for rolling.

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Heat a non-stick griddle (tava) and cook each thepla till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Smear with little ghee, if desired.

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Serve hot with yoghurt, pickle or butter.

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