Friday, 20 February 2015

Bhaat Na Thepla

Bhaat Na Thepla is a Thepla made from leftover cooked rice. Its easy, simple perfect for breakfast or during dinner time. Bhaat na thepla, with curd and pickle is just enough to enjoy a perfect dinner with family.

Ingredients:
Leftover Cooked Rice 1 cup
Whole Wheat Flour / Atta 1 cup
Ajwain / Carrom Seeds 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder 1 tsp
Coriander - Jeera Powder / Dhana - Jeera Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Extra:
Atta for dusting
Oil for cooking the theplas 

Method:
In a bowl, take leftover cooked rice. To it add atta, ajwain, salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, dhana - jeera powder and oil and nicely pressing the cooked rice, start mixing it well.

Keep on mashing and mixing, until a smooth dough like above is formed.
{Do not use water at any cost. If it is sticking try to just touch oil and make a dough}.

Now divide the dough into equal size balls and keep ready.

Now lets start to roll the theplas....
Take a ball dough, dust some flour on it, and start rolling.
{It will tend to stick as we have used cooked rice, which will leave water by this stage, nothing to worry, just dust some flour, it will work out well}.

Roll it into a small round.
{Too much stretching will break the thepla, so just try to roll as possible only].

Now lets cook the theplas....

Heat a tawa. Once hot, place the rolled thepla and cook. As you see little brown spots on it, flip it to other side and cook. Apply oil{say 1/2 tsp} and cook until small bubbles are seen. Again flip to other side and add oil{say 1/2 tsp} and cook until thepla is cooked both sides.

Do the same for the rest of the balls.

Transfer to a serving plate.

Enjoy with Curd and Pickle.
Submitting this recipe to Come Join Us For Breakfast - February Event, ao on Feb 2015

29 comments:

  1. Thepla looks super delicious :)

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    1. Thanks Ritu. It feels nice to hear such words...

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  2. Good to use the leftovers.Wonderful idea.

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  3. Thepla with leftover rice sounds really interesting... lovely recipe...

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    1. Thanks a lot, Happy that You like it..

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  4. This sounds so good! I love your recipes. I was in Gujarat for a month some years ago and I loved the food! Not that I explored much because my husband was in the hospital in Nadiad but food-wise, it was still enjoyable.

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    1. Oh, ok, Happy that u like my recipes.. Thanks a lot. Ur support keeps me feel appreciated.

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  5. An efficient way to convert left over rice.....innovative recipe.... :)

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  6. I must try because there's always leftover cooked rice. Great idea and I see the greatness from the pictures.

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    1. Oh that is really making me feel appreciated , Do try and Thanks a lot.

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  7. very delicious pictures and recipe, Jeena! plus great way to use leftover rice!

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    1. Thanks a lot, Such words are really supportive...

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  8. Great ideal and the thepla looks absolutely delicious:)A must try!!

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  9. Awesome Thepla recipe dear Jeena. Best way to use leftover rice! :)

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  10. just love this interesting version Jeena..:)

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  11. Loved you recipe, don't know much about gujrati cuisine but thepla are looking so delicious.!!

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  12. So cute shape n healthy ,tasty luking thepla...

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