Saturday, December 12, 2009

Khajur (Cookies Of Mithila) (खजूर / टिकरी /ठेकुआ )



Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 45 minutes


Ingredients :

  • atta (whole wheat flour) - 250 gms
  • ghee - 250 gms
  • dry coconut - 50 gms
  • saunf(fennel seeds) - 2 table spoon
  • elaichi (cardamom) - 5/6
  • milk - 1/2 cup
  • sugar - 250 gms

Preparation :


Grind saunf elaichi with 1/2 tea spoon sugar , grind sugar , grate coconut and keep aside . Put atta and 2 table spoon ghee in a bowl and mix it well . Mix grated coconut , fennel seed elaichi powder and sugar powder in atta properly . Pour milk in the mixture and rub it with your hand so that it imixes well to a hard dough . If needed put some water and kneed . Devide dough in equal parts . Make round laddoo putting it in your palm . Heat ghee in a kadi put one laddoo on your palm and press it with your another palm and deep fry till it is golden brown . It can be served hot and cold .

Note : Khajur can be fried in cooking oil too but it tastes better in ghee .

Khajur can be kept for many days like other snaks .

You can get a frame for khajur in which several designs are made . You can put the laddoo on that and press it with your palm .

3 comments:

रजनीश के झा (Rajneesh K Jha) said...

देख कर ही मजा आ गया,
बस छठ और चौरचन याद आ गया
शुक्रिया इस जानकारी के लिए.
अब ये महानगर में भी लोग पढ़ कर बना सकेंगे :-)

मनोज कुमार said...

रजनीश जी से एक मत।

KUMAR.B.GUPTA said...

MAA KE HATH KA THEKUA AUR KHAJUR CHATHI MAI KE PUJA PURANA DIN YAD DILADIYE YAR ...........THANKS JHA JI

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