Kulkuls – ( Kidiyo ) Crunchy golden Christmas sweet

Kulkuls – Kidiyo, Christmas sweet

Recipe by Rovena FernandesCourse: SnacksCuisine: GoanDifficulty: Medium


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  • 1 kg Maida / All-purpose-flour

  • 1 coconut, to extract milk

  • 1/2 cup Chiroti Rava

  • Salt as per taste

  • 3 Tblsp Hot oil

  • Oil for frying

  • 1/2 kg Sugar

  • 1 cup of water


  • Extract coconut milk from the coconut using a mixer grinder.
  • Dry mix maida and chiroti rava.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil and pour on the above and mix well.
  • Add coconut milk, salt and knead it to a fine dough. Keep aside for 10 mins.
  • Make tiny balls from this dough and spread them on a plate.
  • To make kulkuls either you can use a mould shown in the picture or simply use a fork!
  • Grease the back of the fork with oil and press the tiny balls gently and flatten it. Now roll it from one edge to the other to make tight rolls.
  • Take a deep flat bottom pan and heat oil for medium heat. Deep fry the kulkuls till golden brown colour.
  • Allow the kulkuls to cool down
  • For sugar icing, take a bowl and boil water and add sugar. Boil till all the sugar is melted and turns syrup form
  • Pour this syrup on the cooled kulkuls and mix it well. Spread it on a flat plate to avoid sticking.

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