Jowar besan thalipeeth which is a traditional Indian flatbread made with a combination of millet flour and chickpea flour. The name “thalipeeth” is derived from Marathi language where it’s referred as “thalipith” meaning “patty” or “flatbread.” Jowar, also known as white millet is a highly nutritious grain which is loaded with minerals like iron, magnesium, and zinc. Similarly, besan or chickpea flour is also a nutritious ingredient that’s high in protein and fiber.
Moving on, this thalipeeth recipe also includes ingredients like grated cabbage, onions, green chili paste, coriander-cumin powder and chopped coriander which add a great deal of flavor and nutrition to the dish. It’s traditionally cooked on a griddle and it’s a common breakfast or snack item in Maharashtra and other parts of India.
Lastly, it’s worth mentioning that this thalipeeth is a good source of protein, fiber and some essential micronutrients. Additionally, it’s gluten-free making it a great option for people who are following gluten-free diets or those looking to incorporate more whole grains into their diet. It’s a perfect breakfast option which can be served with curd or chutney.
- Jowar (white millet) flour 2 Tbsp
- Bajra (black millet) flour 2 Tbsp
- Besan (bengal gram flour) 2 Tbsp
- Wheat flour (gehun ka atta) 2 Tbsp
- 3 Tbsp grated cabbage
- 2 Tbsp cup finely chopped onions
- 1/4 tsp green chilli paste
- 1/4 tsp coriander-cumin seed (dhania-jeera) powder
- 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
- 1/4 tsp chilli
- powder salt to taste
- whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
- 1/2 tsp oil for cooking
- To start, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl.
- Then, knead the mixture into a soft dough, using enough water as needed.
- After that, divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
- Next, take one portion of the dough, roll it into a circle shape, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling as needed.
- Finally, heat a non-stick tawa or griddle, and cook the thalipeeth oil, until golden brown spots appear on both sides.
- Serving Size: 2
- Calories: 222 Kcal
- Fat: 6 g
- Carbohydrates: 37 g
- Fiber: 5 g
- Protein: 8 g