Lauki Thepla | Gujarati Dudhi Thepla Recipe

Lauki Thepla or dudhi thepla is a nutritious thepla made with lauki or bottle gourd and served with pickle or chutney. 

Course Indian Breads, Main Course
Cuisine Gujarati
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 2 Cups Wheat Flour
  • 1/2Cup Besan / Gram Flour
  • 1 Cup Bottle Gourd / Lauki, Grated
  • 1/4 Cup Curd
  • 2 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • Ghee for Cooking


  1. Combine all ingredients together in large bowl and mix well. 

  2. Add little and knead a smooth dough, cover and keep aside to set for 15 minutes. 

  3. Now divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll it into thin roti form using rolling pin. 

  4. Heat the tawa and cook the theplas with little ghee/oil from the both sides until to golden and evenly cooked. 

  5. Serve lauki thepla with chhunda or curd.