Diabetes patients are advised to eat bitter gourd.
Bitter gourd is helpful in controlling blood sugar.
Karala Thepla Recipe: Bitter gourd is a nutrient-rich vegetable. Bitter gourd is especially recommended for diabetics as it helps lower blood sugar levels. Today we will tell you an easy way to make delicious and nutritious gourd thepla. Gujarati food Thepla is a famous recipe. Breakfast, lunch or dinner can be made anytime with Theplus. If you are a sugar patient, bitter gourd thepla can be an ideal food for you. It is quite easy to make.
Many people start making faces when they hear the name of bitter gourd, but bitter gourd paste is very beneficial in terms of health. Bitter gourd peel is used to make bitter gourd paste, which is often thrown away unused by many. So let’s know the easy method of making Korla Thepla.
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Ingredients for the gourd paste
Peeled bitter gourd – 1/2 cup
Millet flour – 1/2/4 cup
Wheat flour – 1 cup
Chopped garlic – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Chopped green coriander leaves – 2 tbsp
Oil – as required
Salt – as per taste
How to make bitter gourd thepla
To make thepala from bitter gourd, first peel the bitter gourd and cut it into fine pieces. After that, take a mixing bowl, add millet flour and wheat flour and mix it well. Then mix all the ingredients well with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, finely chopped garlic, coriander powder, finely chopped green coriander and salt to taste.
Now add little water and knead the flour to make a paste. Make sure that the dough becomes a little soft. After the dough is ready, make balls out of it and put it in a pan with wheat flour and roll the thepla into round shape. Next, heat a nonstick pan/tawa on medium heat. Spread some oil on it and bake the prepared dishes. After a while, flip the dishes and fry the other side with oil. You can fry it like roti without adding oil if you want.
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Fry the thepala till it turns golden brown in color. After that take out the prepared dishes on a plate. Similarly make the gourd dish from all the dough one by one. Your nutritious bitter gourd paste is ready. It can be served with vegetables or chutney.
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First Published: August 16, 2022, 19:06 IST