Sesame Bajra Thalipeeth | Thalipeeth Recipe

Sesame Bajra Thalipeeth

THALIPEETH! A special Maharashtrian dish with full of nutrition and a healthy and tasty breakfast or snack. Thalipeeth is a type of spiced pancake most popular in Western India. It is very easy to make and can be prepared in many ways and that too in very less time. Bajra flour (Pearl Millet) is rich in protein, fiber, phosphorus, magnesium and iron while Lauki (Bottle Gourd) also have many health benefits as we all know. Here we come with some twist in our recipe by making the Thalipeeth with Bajra flour and Lauki so let us taste something new.

Cook Time: 30 mins
Servings: 4 people (8 Thalipeeth)
Category: Roti / Paratha

Ingredients for Dough Quantity
Pearl Millet Flour / Bajra atta 1 cup
Whole Wheat Flour / Atta 1 cup
Sorghum Flour / Jowar atta ½ cup
Grated Bottle Gourd / Lauki 1 ½ cup
Chopped Onions ¼ cup
Soaked Flattened Rice / Poha ½ cup
Coriander Leaves ½ cup
Green Chilli Paste 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder / Lal mirchi 1 tsp
Garam Masala ½ + ¼ tsp
Coriander Powder / Dhaniya ½ tsp
Asafetida / Hing ¼ tsp
Salt ½ + ¼ tsp
Oil 2 tsp
Water for kneading as required
Other Ingredients
Sesame Seeds / Til ¼ cup
Oil ¼ cup


# Cooking Sesame Bajra Thalipeeth | Step by Step
1 In a mixing bowl, take 1 cup of Pearl Millet flour (Bajra atta), 1 cup of Whole Wheat flour (Atta) and ½ cup of Sorghum flour (Jowar atta) followed by 1 ½ cup of grated Bottle Gourd (Lauki).
2 Then add ¼ cup of chopped Onions, 1 tsp of Green Chilli Paste, 1 tsp of Red Chilli Powder, ¾ tsp of Garam Masala powder, ½ tsp of Coriander Powder, ¼ tsp of Hing and ½ cup of fresh Coriander leaves.
3 Furthermore, add 2 tsp of Oil then add ½ cup of soaked Flattened Rice (Poha) and mix well.
4 Add ¾ tsp of Salt and use Water as required for kneading the soft dough.
5 Cover the dough and allow the dough to rest for 30 Min.
6 In a preheated tawa, add 2 tsp of Oil then add ½ tsp of Sesame Seeds (Til).
7 Take small portion of the dough and start rolling the Thalipeeth by tapping and pressing the dough with hand and make 5-inch roti.
8 While pressing use Water if required as it sticks to the hand.
9 Then apply 1 tsp of Oil over Thalipeeth.
10 Cover the lid and simmer the gas on low flame for 5 Min.
11 Flip over the Thalipeeth and roast from other side for more 5 Min on low flame without covering the lid.
12 In a similar way, make all the Thalipeeths.
13 Healthy Bajra Lauki Thalipeeth is now ready to serve hot with Curd, Raita or Pickle.

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Sesame Bajra Thalipeeth and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!


Steps to Prepare Sesame Bajra Thalipeeth

Useful Tips
– Add Water only if required as Bottle Gourd leaves the Water present in it.
– Adding Poha make the Thalipeeth crispy and delicious.
– Instead of Poha, you can use cooked Rice also.

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