Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) | How to make Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur)

By Anjali Gupta  |  7th Jul 2016  |  
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About Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) Recipe

This is a traditional Thekua or Khajuria recipe which is one of its kind of Indian Cookie. This is revered prasad (offering to god) in the Chhath puja. It has been used as a sweet snack for centuries. This recipe was passed on to me from my mother and possibly she got it from her mother. This is a generation old tried and tested delicious recipe. I have added some modern ingredients (oats) to make it little healthy.

Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) by Anjali Gupta has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) is a good option for you. The flavour of Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur) recipe on the page below.

Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur)

Ingredients to make Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur)

  • Maida/all purpose flour or Wheat flour – 3 cup
  • Oats – 1 ½ cup
  • Gud /jaggery – 1 cup ( broken into small chunks)
  • mawa powder – ½ cup
  • coconut powder – ½ cup
  • Oil or ghee – ½ cup
  • cardamom powder – ½ tsp
  • fennel seeds – ½ tbsp.
  • oil for frying

How to make Oats & Jaggery Thekua (Khajur)

  1. Grind the oats and make into a fine powder.
  2. In a pan take 1/2 cup water and let it boil. once boiling switch off the flame and add small chunks of Jaggery and melt it ( Do not boil – Just melt in the hot water).
  3. In a kneading bowl, sieve maida, oats powder, coconut powder, mawa powder, cardamom powder, fennel seeds and ghee mix well till the dough becomes crumbly.
  4. Add melted jaggery and make a hard dough.
  5. Take a small ball of dough (ping pong ball size) and give your desired shape (round, heart, square).
  6. Deep fry after 10 to 15 minutes (Fry on high for 30 seconds on each side and then turn the flame to medium).

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