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Thekua Recipe, How To Make Thekua Recipe

These crunchy rounds are very easy to make with minimal ingredients. Learn the recipe of Thekua by vahchef.

Thekua or Khajuria or Thikari is a dry sweet, very popular in Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh. Thekua is a revered prasad in the Chhath puja. It has been used as a sweet snack for centuries in these places.

About Recipe

How to make Thekua

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
10 mins
Total time
25 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Wheat flour
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 27, 2016

Ingredients used in Thekua
• Wheat flour - 500 grams.
• Coconut (chopped) - 2 tablespoons.
• Jaggery - 300 grams.
• Green cardamom - 5 numbers.
• Ghee - to fry.
• Water - as required.
  • Mix jaggery, water, and green cardamom into a watery solution.
  • Mix 4 tbsp ghee, jaggery syrup prepared above and coconut to aatta and make dough of it same as that for making chapatis.
  • Use only as much jaggery syrup as required to make dough.
  • Take a small portion of dough (the size as that for making chapaatis), press it flat on your palm like a peda then press it against a saancha for makingthekua.
  • In a kadai heat ghee for deep frying.
  • Once ghee is hot, deep fry the thekua till golden brown.
  • Take out on a paper towel.

Serve when completely cooled.

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