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Dudhi thepla & bateta chips shaak

Recipe card for dudhi thepla & bateta chips shaak

Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

For dudhi na thepla

  • 1.5 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp ajwain
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp green chilli paste
  • 1 cup grated lauki
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp amchur powder
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup water or as required
  • Some dry flour
  • Oil for roasting thepla

Batata chips nu shak

  • 6 medium size potatoes
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp sesame seed
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp amchur powder
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • Some coriander leaves

Instructions
 

Making dudhi na thepla

  • In a mixing bowl, add 1.5 cups wheat flour.
  • Now in a pan, add oil, ajwain, white sesame seeds, ginger paste, and green chili paste. Sauté for a minute.
  • Then add 1 cup grated dudhi (lauki) and sauté for 2-3 minutes till the water from dudhi evaporates.
  • Switch off the gas and add dudhi masala into flour.
  • Then add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, kasuri methi, salt, and some coriander leaves. mix well.
  • Add water gradually and start kneading the dough.
  • The dough should be not too soft or not too stiff (hard). It should be smooth and soft.
  • Rest the dough for 10 minutes.
  • Divide it into equal portions. And make round balls using your hands.
  • Take one ball at a time. Flatten it between your palms and roll it into dry flour
  • Now using a rolling pin, roll it into a 5-6 inch circle.
  • Heat the tawa or pan on medium heat. Once hot put the rolled thepla on it.
  • Fry both sides using little oil till they have golden brown spots.
  • Once cooked remove it from the pan and keep in an insulated container to keep it warm or serve it right away.
  • Repeat the same process for rest.
  • Serve tasty dudhi na thepla with yogurt or batata sabzi.

Making batata chips nu shak.

  • Peel the skin of potatoes and cut them into chips.
  • Wash chips with water to remove their excess starch. Dry chips with a kitchen towel.
  • Now heat oil in a pan, add potato chips and fry it on medium-high flame till it becomes slightly golden brown. keep it aside.
  • Then in a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves, and dry red chili. Sauté for a minute.
  • Now lower the flame, add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • Add fried chips and salt. mix well.
  • Then add amchur powder, sugar, and garam masala. Mix well.
  • Cover and cook sabzi for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
  • Enjoy batata chips nu shak with thepla or roti.

Notes

For batata chips nu shak
  • deep fry the chips for more crispy bites.
  • also, you can boil them to cook if you are calorie-conscious.
  • Batata chips nu shak tastes great when served spicy.
For thepla
  • knead the semi-soft dough for thepla.
  • Roll thepla slightly thin, do not roll it thick.
  • roast thepla on medium-high flame.