Thekua is an Indian cookie. It is very popular in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, eastern Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal), and Terai region of Nepal.
Thekua is a revered Prasada, offering to god in the Chhath puja. It has been used as a sweet snack for centuries in these places.
The main ingredients of Thekua are wheat flour, chasni (melted sugar), and ghee. Jaggery can sometimes be used as an alternative to sugar and some dry fruits can be.
Location : Jamshedpur, India
Project : THEKUA : Indian Cookie