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Carrot and Peanut Thalipeeth Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups of whole wheat flour
- 1 cup of grated carrots
- 1/2 cup of roasted peanuts
- 2 tablespoons of oil
- 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of red chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of garam masala
- Salt to taste
- Water as needed

Special Equipment Needed:
- Mixing bowl
- Rolling pin
- Frying pan

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, grated carrots, roasted peanuts, oil, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
2. Add water as needed and mix everything together to form a dough.
3. Divide the dough into small balls.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each ball into a thin circle.
5. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and place the thalipeeth on the pan.
6. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
7. Serve hot with chutney or pickle.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Temperature: Medium heat
Serving Size: 4

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 200
Fat: 10 g
Carbohydrates: 25 g
Protein: 5 g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Whole wheat flour can be substituted with all-purpose flour.
- Roasted peanuts can be substituted with roasted sesame seeds.
- Oil can be substituted with ghee or butter.

- Different vegetables can be added to the thalipeeth such as grated zucchini, grated cabbage, or grated potatoes.
- Different spices can be added to the thalipeeth such as coriander powder, garam masala, or chaat masala.

Tips and Tricks:
- The dough should be soft and pliable.
- The thalipeeth should be cooked on medium heat to ensure that it cooks evenly.

Storage Instructions:
The thalipeeth can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions:
The thalipeeth can be reheated in a pan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
The thalipeeth can be served with chutney or pickle and garnished with chopped cilantro.

- Chopped cilantro
- Chopped green chilies
- Chopped onions

The thalipeeth can be paired with yogurt or raita.

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Cucumber salad
- Tomato salad
- Boiled potatoes

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the thalipeeth is not cooking evenly, reduce the heat and cook for a longer period of time.
- If the thalipeeth is too dry, add a little more oil or water to the dough.

Food Safety Advice:
- Wash your hands thoroughly before and after handling the thalipeeth.
- Make sure to cook the thalipeeth thoroughly before consuming.

Food History:
Thalipeeth is a traditional Indian flatbread that is made with a variety of ingredients such as whole wheat flour, vegetables, and spices. It is usually served with chutney or pickle.

Flavor Profiles:
The thalipeeth has a savory flavor with a hint of sweetness from the carrots and a nutty flavor from the peanuts.

Serving Suggestions:
The thalipeeth can be served as a snack or as a side dish with a meal.

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Region: Indian

Taste: Spicy, Tangy, Savory, Nutty