May 8, 2011

Arusuvai Chain Mystery Ingredient and Thepla

First of all, for all those who are not in the know, Bharathy, Srivalli and Lathamma started this Arusuvai Chain. Now the second season is organised by Sayantani of A Homemaker's Diary.

It is my turn in the arusuvai chain. Five weeks back, Archana  mentioned that a parcel has been sent to me. I was eagerly waiting for the parcel to arrive. Unfortunately When  the parcel from Archana arrived at my home in Chennai , I had come to my mother's place in Palani.  Atlast my mystery ingredient of the Arusuvai Chain came to my hands only two days back.  Archana had sent me a hand written note along with a lovely gift (a beautiful mobile phone pouch) and a tasty snack. Along with these, there was a box with the mystery ingredient - Kasturi Methi.

I thank Archana for this wonderful gift and including me in the Arusuvai Chain. The Recipe I am making with this Kasturi Methi is Thepla. I have taken this recipe from Mahi's kitchen.


Wheat Flour
1 cup
Gram / Besan Flour
1 tbs
Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tes
Kasuri Methi
1 tbs
¼ cup
Chilly Powder
½ tes
Coriander Powder
½ tes
Turmeric Powder
¼ tes
1 tes
1 tbs
To taste

1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Knead them into a soft dough by adding water little by little and keep it aside for 15-30 mins.
3. Then divide the dough into lemon size balls. Roll out each balls into  thin circles [Theplas].
4. Heat the tawa and cook the theplas on both sides with 1 tes of oil till brown spots appear on it.
Thepla is ready to serve. Serve with Coconut chutney.


Mahi said...

Interesting chain Kurinji! Mobile pouch is cute. Could not make out what snack is that!;)

Thepla's look yummy!Thanks for mentioning my blog!:)

tinyskillet said...

That is so nice, what a great gift. This Thepla looks great! Thanks for sharing with us!

Vidhya said...

Theplas look yum.Nice way to use the mystery ingredient.

Vimitha Durai said...

Lovely gift and theplas look so soft and flavorful...

Raji said...

Lovely looking theplas...I love the flavour of kasoori methi.

Vardhini said...

Interesting gift. Theplas look good.


Priya Suresh said...

Wow love kasoori methi,theplas looks super healthy and prefect..

Asiya Omar said...

Thepla looks healthy,thanks for sharing..

Arundhuti said...

Hi, thanks for visiting my blog and leaving those nice words. You too have a great blog here. Would come back for some yum recipes. :)

Unknown said...

Thepla looks nice. Interesting gift.

Sangeetha M said...

Interesting with kasoori methi...Thepla looks inviting and yummy...thats a lovely gift, Happy mothers day to you!!!

Unknown said...

Theplas turned out great, kurunji :)Happy mother's day!

Menaga Sathia said...

Lovely gift..Thepla looks nice!!

Julie said...

lovely gift and a very good recipe..
Thanx for sharing!

Torviewtoronto said...

yummy looking delicious roti

Suganya said...

Hi... Nice to know abt ur blog... Theplas are looking gud...YUM!

Angela said...

Great job with your surprise ingredient.

Deepthi KR said...

u hav a very lovely blog....ur very talented and giftes im happy to follow ur stop at mine and follow my blog if u like it... :)

divya said...

Just drooling over that delicious thepla,simply inviting..

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

fantastic version...sounds awesome...the gift is so cute dear..
Tasty Appetite

Rani acharyulu said...

Mobile pouch is so cute.Nice Theplas looks delicious.

Unknown said...

ooh, yum !!! kasoori methi thepla sound great :)

Akila said...

wow never heard of this...

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