Thekua -bihari fried sweet (cookies)

4 servings
10 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Wheat Flour: 1 cup

Fresh grated Coconut : 2-4 tablespoons

Cardamom powdered: 1/4 teaspoon

Ghee: 1 tablespoon

Jaggery Syrup: 4-6 tablespoons 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 tbsp 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 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.


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