Thekua is the traditional Indian sweet made from the eastern part of India that is Bihar during the festive seasons specially on chhath Puja which is puja dedicated to sun God.However, The popularity of the covenant has transcended religious boundaries and is now enjoyed by everyone from all backgrounds throughout the year.
Thekua can be made either by whole wheat flour that is atta or with refined flour that is Maida or with the combination of both of these flour to make the dough.To add little crispy texture to Thekua you can use a little amount of Semolina which is Suji in Hindi or Rice flour that is Chawal Ka aata.Jaggery that is Gud or Sugar can be used as a sweetener with some spices like Cardamom and Nutmeg powder for fragrance.Then taking some portion of the dough its shaped as a semi thick leaf or as a cookie with any kind of auspisious pattern embedded over it.You can do this manually using your culinary artistic skills or thekua moulds.
Now fry them in Ghee or Oil and enjoy these traditional delightfully sweet Indian dessert.
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Khasta Bihari Gud Wala Thekua Kaise Banate Hai | Atte Ka Thekua Banane Ki Vidhi
- 2 cups Wheat flour / Atta
- 4 tbsp Clarified butter / Desi ghee
- 1 cup Jaggery / Gud
- 1/2 tsp green Cardamom powder / Hari elaechi
- 2 tbsp chopped dry fruits / Sukha mewa
- 2 tbsp Desiccated Coconut / Sukha Nariyal chura
- Water to Knead
- Oil or Ghee to fry
- Mix warm Desi Ghee in the flour, rubbing the flour between your palms.
- Then add in and mix Jaggery powder, chopped dry fruits ,desiccated Coconut and Cardamom powder.
- Now Knead the flour into a stiff dough adding Water little at a time.
- Take a big lemon size portions of the dough and shape them as cookies with any kind of design over them.
- Fry in medium hot Oil or Ghee on low to medium heat till golden brown and crisp.
- Strain out and serve Thekua when it comes down to room temperature.