How to make nutritious Thalipeeth at home?

Thalipeeth is a spiced and delicious Maharashtrian flatbread which is made with multigrain flours. It makes for a healthy, tasty and nutritious breakfast or snack and is usually served with yogurt or pickle based on your taste and choice. You can also pack them in a lunch box for your kids. 

Especially during winter, thalipeeth makes for a healthy and heart-warming food. It is made with 3-4 different flours of your choice. I used jowar flour, wheat flour and besan for this thalipeeth.

Wheat flour which have low glycemic index so it will not shoot up your blood sugar levels which makes it perfect for diabetic people. 

Jowar is globally known for its gluten-free and whole-grain goodness. It is a millet which is high in fibre and helps in improving your gut health and also reduces bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol. It is a complex carbohydrate that digests slowly which as a result leads to stable blood sugar levels.

Besan is also high in fibre and folate which is important for rapid growth and development of the body. 

Once you try thalipeeth there is no going back. Just like methi thepla and jowar cheela. Methi Thepla , Jowar vegetable chilla

Apart from being nutritious, it is also very easy-to-make and takes very less time. It is so full of health and goodness, that you really can go for a second, or even a third one without any guilt. 

The dish is wholesome, healthy, and filling for your stomach. Let’s dig into its recipe!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Serving: 4

Ingredient for the thalipeeth:

  • 1/2 cup jowar flour
  • 1/4 cup Wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup besan
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • salt, as required
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered turmeric
  • Oil- 3 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

  • Firstly, chop the onions, coriander leaves and transfer them in a bowl. In the same bowl, chilli powder, cumin and turmeric and keep aside for 4-5 minutes.
  • Now, take another bowl and add all the flours in it. Next, start pouring water in parts to knead the dough until it becomes soft. 
  • Next, take a pan and add 2-3 tsp of oil to it and oil your palms as well for making thalipeeth. 
  • Now, take a small ball of the dough and roll it on your palms and flatten it in circular motion and put it on the pan.
  • Make a little hole in the centre and pour a little oil in it. Put the pan on the gas and roast the thalipeeth. If you like it crisp then make it really flat and burn it a little as well to get a crunch. 
  • Lastly, flip and roast the other side as well.
  • Finally, remove thalipeeth from the pan and serve it hot with pickle or yogurt.

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