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Thekua

Thekua (also spelt as Thokwa or Thekariis), also known as Khajuria, Tikari and Thokni, is a cookie from the Indian subcontinent, popular in the Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and Terai region of Nepal. Thekua is a revered prasada, offering to god, during Chhath puja. It has been used as a sweet snack for centuries in these places.


The preparation of thekua for the Chhath celebration is usually done in the worshipping room, to maintain the purity.


Thekua

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Course : Snack




Cuisine : Indian




Prep time : 10 minutes




Process time : 10 minutes




Total time : 20 minutes


Ingredients:

  • Rice flour - 1 cup

  • Semolina - 1/2 cup

  • Sugar - 1/2 cup

  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup

  • Melted ghee - 1/4 cup

  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

  • Salt - 1 tsp

  • Oil - to fry

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add Rice flour, semolina, grated coconut, sugar and mix

  2. Then add salt and cardamom powder and mix again

  3. Now add melted ghee to the mixed flour and mix again

  4. Now add water gradually to the flout and mix to form a soft dough

  5. Rest for 5 minutes

  6. Take a small portion of the dough, roll like a ball press slightly, press with any cookie shape.

  7. Start deep frying in hot oil, until the cookie turns brown and crispy

  8. Serve hot with hot coffee or tea

Pictorial :


rice flour
rice flour

semolina
semolina

grated coconut
grated coconut

salt
salt

cardamon powder
cardamon powder

melted ghee
melted ghee

sugar
sugar

mix
mix

add water
add water

knead to form dough
knead to form dough

take small ball size dough
take small ball size dough

press with cookie cutter
press with cookie cutter

like this
like this

deep fry
deep fry

strain when its done
strain when its done

ready
ready

serve hot
serve hot


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