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Festive Thekua Recipe

Festive Thekua is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 5
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 500 g - whole Wheat flour
  • 400 g - jaggery, grated
  • 1 cup - hot water
  • 1/2 cup - coconut, grated
  • 1/2 cup - finely chopped Dates
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • Ghee or oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Festive Thekua:

    1. Add jaggery to water, heat and dissolve. Take off fire and allow to cool.
    2. Take flour in a large bowl. Sprinkle coconut, cardamom, dates.
    3. Add jaggery water and knead into a stiff dough. Divide dough into 5 portions.
    4. Shape each into a long inch-wide cylinder.
    5. Smoothen by rolling it on a work surface.
    6. Cut each cylinder into 1-inch thick slices.
    7. Now, shape each slice into slightly flattened oblong pieces.
    8. Heat ghee and allow it to get smoky. Slip in a few thekua at a time.
    9. Deep fry over low heat, till light golden and crisp.
    10. Drain and allow to cool on a mesh before storing in airtight containers.


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