Recipe: Thekua

Updated: Jun 17, 2009, 12:05 PM IST

This is a traditional recipe of Bihar and Jharkhand. It is a sweet delicacy that can be stored for months in airtight containers.


1 kg Coarsely ground wheat
½ kg sugar/jaggery
1 cup mixed dry fruits
3 tsp saunf
250 gms ghee
½ kg oil for frying


Mix in a large bowl all ingredients including 250 grams ghee. Make round balls and flatten them into cakes. Deep-fry them in ghee. They can be stored for long and used as snacks.