Thekua | How to make Thekua

By Nandini Mitra  |  7th Nov 2016  |  
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About Thekua Recipe

A special fried sweet that is offered to the deity during the auspicious chhatt festival. This is a four day festival worshiping the sun god.

Thekua is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Thekua by Nandini Mitra 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 6 people. You can find Thekua at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Thekua takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Thekua is a good option for you. The flavour of Thekua is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Thekua on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Thekua recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Thekua

  • wheat flour- 2 cup (300 grams)
  • jaggery - 3/4 cup (150 grams)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • coconut - 1/2 cup (50 grams) grated
  • oil- to deep fry the thekuas
  • Green cardamoms- 5
  • ghee - 2 tbsp (for kneading the dough)
  • cashews, Raisins, Dried dates or any other Dry fruit- a handful ( any dry fruits can be added while making the thekua.)

How to make Thekua

  1. Mix the jaggery in 1/2 cup of water and boil it to make a syrup. Then strain it to remove any impurities.
  2. Take the atta in a bowl. Add in the green cardamom powder, then add the ghee and chopped dry fruits of your choice. Knead it well with the jaggery syrup.
  3. Heat oil in a wok. Make small balls from the dough and give it a desired flattened shape. (You may use various design moulds available to flatten them.)
  4. Fry these thekuas in batches on a medium to low heat till they are golden brown and crisp. Then drain them on an absorbent kitchen towel.
  5. Serve it hot or cold. It can also be stored in an air tight container for a few days.

Reviews for Thekua (2)

Dr.Kamal Thakkar2 years ago

My favourite

Shalini Dubey2 years ago

super yummy

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