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5 from 8 votes

Zucchini Thepla

Zucchini thepla is a flavorful Indian flatbread that is made with whole wheat flour, spices, yogurt and grated zucchini.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: Gujarati
Keyword: Thepla Recipes, Zucchini Recipes
Yield: 10 nos
Author: Amrita


  • 1 cup Zucchini grated
  • 2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2-3 tablespoon Gram Flour
  • 2-3 tablespoon Yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon Carom Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Grated Ginger
  • Vegetable Oil


  • Wash and pat dry zucchini. After that, peel it and grate it on a big plate. Set aside for now.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine whole wheat flour, gram flour (besan), carom seeds, dry spices (cumin, coriander, red chilli powder, chaat masala, turmeric powder), and salt. With your fingertips, combine them.
  • Next add grated ginger, yogurt and vegetable oil into flour mixture.
  • Finally add grated zucchini along with its juices and knead a smooth dough. If required you can add 1 or 2 tablespoon of water while kneading the dough.
  •  Cover the dough with a damp cloth and allow to rest it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Make equal lemon size balls from the dough.
  • Dust your kitchen platform and roll each ball into round shape like roti (5 to 6 inches of diameter).
  • Keep the rolled thepla on a hot skillet and when brown spot appears, flip it.
  • Apply oil on both sides and cook it. Serve hot with any sides or chutney or pickle or any dip.