Chhath Puja 2023: 10 Traditional Bihari Sweets You Must try

Thekua: A popular Chhath sweet, these are wheat flour and jaggery cookies, deep-fried for a crunchy texture.

Kalaadi: A rich and dense sweet made from khoya, coconut, and sugar, often flavored with cardamom.

Anarasa: Rice flour and jaggery concoction, deep-fried to form a crispy, intricate sweet with a distinct taste.

Khaja: Multi-layered pastry, deep-fried and dipped in sugar syrup, creating a delightful crunchy and sweet treat.

Balushahi: A flaky, deep-fried sweet pastry made from all-purpose flour, yogurt, and ghee, glazed with sugar.

Litti Chokha: Though not sweet, this savory dish of stuffed wheat balls is a Bihari specialty, commonly enjoyed.

Tilkut: Prepared with sesame seeds and jaggery, this sweet is an integral part of Chhath Puja celebrations.

Laai: Puffed rice mixed with jaggery, peanuts, and coconut, creating a sweet and crunchy snack.

Gur Pua: Wheat flour and jaggery-based pancakes, deep-fried and enjoyed during the festival.

Bihari Ladoo: A classic sweet made with roasted gram flour, ghee, and sugar, forming delicious round delights.

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