Festive Thekua

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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