Upvaas Thalipeeth

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Jul. 20, 2015

A satiating thalipeeth made of rajgira flour is the perfect food to have on a fasting day. Perked up with grated potatoes and crushed peanuts, not to forget some lemon juice and green chilli paste, the Upvaas Thalipeeth is a real treat to your palate too. Remember to season your thalipeeth with rock salt, and garnish generously with chopped coriander for a perky aroma! Serve it hot with tasty green chutney.


Rajgira atta 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated raw potatoes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , peeled
Roasted peanuts 2 Tablespoon , coarsely ground
Green chilli paste 1 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1/2 Teaspoon
Rock salt To Taste (sendha namak)
Finely chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon
Ghee 1 1/2 Tablespoon (for greasing and cooking)



Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using approx. 3 tbsp water.

Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it lightly with ghee.

Grease your fingers with a little ghee, place a portion of the dough on the tava (griddle) and pat it evenly with greased fingers to form a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.

Cook, using a little ghee, till they turn golden brown spots appear on both the sides.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 3 more thalipeeth. 


Serve hot with green chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2