Thekua -bihari fried sweet (cookies)

15 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 15
Wheat Flour: 1 cup

Fresh grated Coconut :2-4 tablespoon

Cardamom powdered: 1/4 teaspoon

Ghee: 1 tablespoon

Jaggery Syrup: 4-6 tbsp as needed to make a dough.

Ghee for Deep Frying: 1/2 cup + as needed


  • In a big bowl, mix together wheat flour (aatta), coconut grated,ghee and cardamom. Add 1/4 cup jaggery syrup and knead to form a dough.
  • Keep on adding 1 tablespoon of jaggery syrup as needed to make a smooth dough.You can use dry coconut flakes or coconut powder instread of fresh coconut.
  • Also other additions are chopped dryfruits,pepper powder ,fennel seed powder or whatever you like. Normal sugar syrup (sugar dissolved in water) can be used instead of jaggery syrup.
  • Pinch small balls of the dough, pat into rounds, slightly flatten them and press them on a mould/saancha to get a flat patterned cookie shape.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai/pan for deep frying and deep fry the cookies 2-3 at a time to a deep brown /reddish brown colour. Drain on paper towels.


Thekua -Bihari Fried Sweet (Cookies), photo 1
Thekua -Bihari Fried Sweet (Cookies), photo 2



Monicahus, 12/03/2017

This is so easy and I will prepare it...

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This looks as an easy recipe. I m going to try a baked version

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