The Sweet Potato Thepla Recipe

Savi Sharma

Recipe by Savi Sharma

Sweet Potato Thepla

Cooking Time

10 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • 300 grams sweet potato
  • ½ tsp amchur
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi (crushed)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • water (for kneading)
  • 2 tbsp coriander (finely chopped)
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp ajwain/carom seeds
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 chilli (finely chopped)
  • If you want healthy fats and fiber to go into your tummy, then you should not miss this unique recipe of Sweet Potato Thepla. So, try it out once and you will make it again.

    Sweet Potato
    • Firstly, in a cooker pour water, place 300 grams of sweet potato and sprinkle salt.
    • Now, pressure cook for 3 whistles or until sweet potato is cooked well.
    • Then, peel the skin off and mash it smooth.
    • Add 2 cup wheat flour, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp garam masala, ½ tsp amchur and ¼ tsp ajwain.
    • Also add 1 chilli, ½ tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp Kasuri methi, ½ tsp salt and 2 tbsp coriander.
    • Then, crumble and mix well making sure the spices are well combined.
    • Now, knead the dough well-adding water as required. Knead to a smooth and soft dough and rest for 20 minutes.
    • Knead the dough again slightly and pinch a ball sized dough.
    • Dust with wheat flour and roll to a small disc.
    • Now, roll it in thinly like chapati/roti or paratha.
    • On a hot tawa place the rolled paratha/thepla and cook for a minute.
    • And, when the base is partly cooked, flip the Sweet Potato Thepla.
    • Voila! Your Thepla is ready to serve!

    Health Benefits Of The Sweet Potato Thepla Recipe

    • Sweet potato is one of the richest sources of beta carotene. In the body, it converts into Vitamin A which is helpful for maintaining the lining of our gut which is more prone to damage by bacteria.
    • Vitamin A also supports a healthy vision. So, have sweet potato thepla for your eyes.
    • Moreover, Vitamin A is essential for a healthy immune system. Hence, consume this recipe guilt-free once in a while.
    • Contrary to popular belief, sweet potatoes rank low on Glycemic Index, thus making them ideal for consumption by diabetics. Kasuri methi used in the Sweet Potato Thepla recipe has the same effect.
    • Ginger consumption reduces weight.

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