How to Make Thekua | Indian Sweet Recipe | Cookies By, 2015-12-18 How to Make Thekua | Indian Sweet Recipe | Cookies Thekua is a delicious Indian recipe served as snacks and dessert. It is also a revered Prasad during Chhat puja. Try this easy cookie at home. Prep Time: 15min Cook time: 20min Ingredients: 1/2 cupOil,1/2 teaspoonCardamom powder,1/2 cupCoconut (grated),1 cupHot water,400 gramsJaggery (grated) or sugar,500 gramsWhole wheat flour,2 cupGhee or oil (for deep frying), Instructions: Combine jaggery or sugar and water in a pan. Put the pan on flame, heat and dissolve the sugar or jaggery. When it dissolved, switch off the flame and put aside to get cool. Now, take wheat flour in a large bowl. Put coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. Now, add oil and mix gently with hands. Put sugar or jaggery water and kneed into a stiff dough. Divide in into 5 equal portions. Shape it round and long, according to your choice. Ensure the thickness is not more than an inch. Now heat ghee or oil in a deep bottom pan. Put few thekua at a time and cook on low flame. Deep fry, till it turns into brown colour. Drain and let it get cold. Keep in an airtight container. You can store it for several days. You can take it for long journeys and as short meals. It is a rich source of carbohydrates and sugar. -Nandini Chauhan

Kids Friendly-Thekua Recipe

Kids Friendly-Thekua Recipe

Thekua is the rural homemade cookie of north India. It is famous in Bihar and Jharkhand states of the country. The dish is made up with whole-wheat flour, sugar and ghee. It is so crispy and Children loved to have it. It is healthy and homemade so you can prefer thekua as cookie in place of packed biscuits.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cupOil
  • 1/2 teaspoonCardamom powder
  • 1/2 cupCoconut (grated)
  • 1 cupHot water
  • 400 gramsJaggery (grated) or sugar
  • 500 gramsWhole wheat flour
  • 2 cupGhee or oil (for deep frying)

Directions

  • Combine jaggery or sugar and water in a pan.
  • Put the pan on flame, heat and dissolve the sugar or jaggery.
  • When it dissolved, switch off the flame and put aside to get cool.
  • Now, take wheat flour in a large bowl.
  • Put coconut and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Now, add oil and mix gently with hands.
  • Put sugar or jaggery water and kneed into a stiff dough.
  • Divide in into 5 equal portions.
  • Shape it round and long, according to your choice.
  • Ensure the thickness is not more than an inch.
  • Now heat ghee or oil in a deep bottom pan.
  • Put few thekua at a time and cook on low flame.
  • Deep fry, till it turns into brown colour.
  • Drain and let it get cold.
  • Keep in an airtight container.

You can store it for several days. You can take it for long journeys and as short meals. It is a rich source of carbohydrates and sugar.

-Nandini Chauhan

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