Thekua Khajoor Recipe is a traditional Bihari recipe. It is a traditional rural homemade cookie of northern India. It is very nutritious and once prepared can be stored for several weeks. Thekua is a crispy and sweet cookie. It is made of wheat flour, jaggery, coconut and cardamom powder. It is also a popular dish during chhath and other religious festival. Chhath is a very big festival is dedicated to the sun god.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 2
- Skill Level: Medium
- Wheat Flour – 2 cup
- Ghee – 3-4 tbsp
- Chopped Coconut – 2 tbsp
- Grated Jaggery – 11/4 cup
- Green Cardaom (Peel and crushed) – 4 nos.
- Ghee for frying –
- Water as needed –
- In a bowl, add jaggery, water and green cardamom, make a watery solution.
- In a bowl, add wheat flour, coconut and ghee, mix well so oil incorporates well with flour.
- Add enough jaggery water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
- Take a lump of dough (the size as that for making chapaatis) and make any shape you like, rectangular or circular.
- Heat the ghee in a pan on medium flame for deep fry, slide the khajur carefully.
- Fry it till turns little golden brown.
- Serve when completely cooled.