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Published On: March 10, 2020 10:55 AM NPT By: Republica

Recipe of Thekuwa

Recipe of Thekuwa

Thekuwa is a special ceremonial and cultural dish of Maithili communities in southern plains of Nepal and prepared as a revered offering to God during the Chhat festival.




Wheat flour - 2 cups

Crude sugar - 1⁄2 cup

Nuts (cardamom, raisins, coconut) - 1⁄4 cup

Banana to make hard dough - 4 pcs

Ghee to make dough and to fry - 1 cup

Milk - 2 tbsp


Preparation Method:


Sieve flour and mix flour with ghee and sugar.

Add banana and mash well to the dough using hands.

Add nuts and mix well.

Mix milk if the dough is too hard.

Leave for some time for melting of the sugar and to improve.

Make small ball and shape it in a cookie making mold of any shape and size.

Heat oil in a pan, simmer and deep fry it turning two sides until brown.

Remove Thekuwa and let it cool to turn into crispy cookies.


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