Gur Thekua is a crispy, crunchy and sweet in taste. It is a delectable sweet dish, which is offered as a prasad in Bihari festival ‘Chhath’ . Gud Thekua is a tradition snack made from flour or maida, ghee, sugar and more. Speciality of gud thekua is the heavy usage of jaggarey. It is an easy-to-make snack recipe that you can prepare for your family and friends. Also known as ‘Khajuria’ or ‘Thikari’, this snack is a dry snack, sweet in taste and is cooked using wheat flour, ghee, coconut, sugar and oil. A deep-fried preparation, but is so delicious that you would not mind eating 2-3 of them in one go.
Traditionally, Thekua is made with gud or jaggery, however, here we have made it with sugar. Some variations of this Bihari recipe also use fennel seeds to accentuate the taste. Although the dish is prepared during festivals, but you can also prepare this traditional dish for potlucks and kitty parties. The best thing about this dish is that it has a long shelf life and can be packed for road trips. In fact, you can store it in an airtight container, in a cool and dry place and relish it anytime. What’s more, it tastes best when served with tea and some savouries. So, next time whenever you have a special festival or occasion try this amazing dish and woo your loved ones with the delectable taste of this dish.