A deep-fried Bihari sweet made out of jaggery syrup, grated coconut and cardamom.
Thekua Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-40 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 25 Min


  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 2 cup Whole Wheat flour with husk
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tsp Green Cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp Ghee


  1. 1

    Heat Oil in a Pan For Syrup add water and jaggery in a pot and let it melt, Stir of needed.
  2. 2

    For Thekua dough take whole wheat flour with husk , add fresh grated coconut, green cardamom powder, ghee and mix it to make it look like a crumble.
  3. 3

    Strain the syrup, cool it down and mix it in the flour batter and make medium soft dough, Grease palm with ghee and take small ball of the dough and shape it like a leaf.
  4. 4

    Using knife make a small lines on one side of the thekua which will resemble like a leaf.
  5. 5

    Deep fry thekua on a medium heat, Sprinkle sugar powder on thekua and serve.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During his stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. Not only has he helped change the perception of Indian cuisine in the proverbial West, he has earned a huge fanbase for his contemporary take of traditional Indian dishes. Chopra has also been a judge on MasterChef India, and has anchored some of LF’s most successful shows.

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