KulKul Recipe | Goan KalKal Recipe | Easy Kidiyo Recipe

KulKul Recipe | Goan KalKal Recipe | Easy Kidiyo Recipe

KulKul recipe is a traditional Christmas time goody prepared by Indian Catholics. Especially popular in the Goan region, Kulkuls often known as kidiyo or kalkal has become an integral part of the Christmas cookie exchange. Some say that Kulkul may have originated from the Portuguese community as a variation of Filhoses Enroladas- a rose-like rolled pastry.

Being a die heart fan of sweets and growing up in a Christian neighborhood, Christmas season for me was always about kulkul and cookies. Traditionally this sweet deep-fried kulkul recipe is made using maida, egg, and butter, but, today however I’m going to share with you a much more comfortable and quicker Kulkul recipe, which is Eggless Kulkul Recipe/ Veg Kalkal Recipe.

PS: These little fried dumplings also have a very long shelf life. So, you can easily make a larger batch of Kulkuls and hog on them for the rest of the season!

So, grab your forks, knives, and apron and get ready to make some delightfully crunchy and yummy Kulkul Recipe!

Recipe with detailed ingredients and steps are provided in the recipe card below. You can also print this recipe from the button provided in the recipe card.




Some other Super Easy Christmas Menu to Try:

1. Chocolate Cake

2. Eggless plum Cake


KulKul Recipe | Veg KalKal Recipe (Goan Style)

To make this kulkul recipe, you would need,

  • All Purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Butter
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Milk
  • Water
  • Normal Sugar
  • Oil

– Take a large bowl. Add all the dry ingredients, all-purpose flour, butter, baking powder.

– Mix them well. Your flour will look like bread crumbs.

– Now, add the milk and powdered sugar and form a soft dough. Cover the dough and keep it to rest for at least half an hour.

– After half an hour, knead the dough again and make small balls from it.

– Take a fork, apply oil on the backside and gently press one dough ball with the backside of the fork.

– It will form a rectangle. Now, roll the dough in such a way that the carved side faces up and the flat surface of the dough is on the inside. It will form the shape of a shell.

– Similarly prepare all the dough and prepare for deep frying them.

How to Deep fry the Kulkuls:

– Heat a Kadhai with oil for deep frying the kulkuls.

– Keep the flame on low, and add the Kulkuls. Don’t overcrowd the kadhai with kulkuls.

– Keep stirring it until these kulkuls turns slight brown. Remove them on a plate and let them cool.

– In a separate heavy bottom pan, take sugar and water and bring it to boil. Boil it until the sugar melts and the syrup becomes thick.

– Add the kulkuls in the sugar syrup. Mix well so that all the kulkuls are coated well.

– Remove them on a separate plate and let them cool. The sugar syrup will be encrusted in all your kulkuls.

– After it is cooled, store it in an airtight container.





KulKul Recipe | Veg Kalkal Recipe (Goan Style)


Kalkal recipe

Kulkul Recipe | Veg Kalkal Recipe (Goan Style)

Amit Roy
A traditional Goan recipe, Eggless kalkal is a deep-fried sweet dish recipe.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Goan, Snacks
Cuisine Goan
Servings 25 Pieces

Ingredients
  

  • ½ kg All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Powdered Sugar
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • 4 tbsp Water
  • 1 cup Sugar (250 ML)

Instructions
 

Steps to Make Kulkul Recipe

  • Take a large bowl.
  • Add all the dry ingredients, all-purpose flour, butter, baking powder.
  • Mix them well. Your flour will look like bread crumbs.
  • Now, add the milk and powdered sugar and form a soft dough.
  • Cover the dough and keep it to rest for at least half an hour.
  • After half an hour, knead the dough again and make small balls from it.
  • Take a fork, apply oil on the backside and gently press one dough ball with the backside of the fork.
  • It will form a rectangle. Now, roll the dough in such a way that the carved side faces up and the flat surface of the dough is on the inside. It will form the shape of a shell.
  • Similarly prepare all the dough and prepare for deep frying them.

How to Deep fry the Kulkuls

  • Heat a Kadhai with oil for deep frying the kulkuls.
  • Keep the flame on low, and add the Kulkuls. Don’t overcrowd the kadhai with kulkuls.
  • Keep stirring it until these kulkuls turns slight brown.
  • Remove them on a plate and let them cool.
  • In a separate heavy bottom pan, take 1 cup sugar, 1 ½ cup of water and bring it to boil.
  • Boil it until the sugar melts and the syrup becomes thick.
  • Add the kulkuls in the sugar syrup. Mix well so that all the kulkuls are coated well.
  • Remove them on a separate plate and let them cool. The sugar syrup will be encrusted in all your kulkuls.
  • After it is cooled, store it in an airtight container.
  • Your kulkuls are ready to be enjoyed!

Notes

  • You can also add 4 Tbsp of Rava with all-purpose flour.
  • In the sugar syrup, you can add cardamom powder for a better taste.
  • You can also add ghee instead of butter.
  • You can also use coconut milk instead of normal milk.
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