Kalkals Recipe

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Rava – 2 cups
Eggs – 6, beaten
Cardamom Powder – 2 tsp
Coconut – 2 cups, grated
Maida – 2 cups
Coconut Milk – 1 cup
Sugar – 3 cups
Ghee for frying
Butter – 4 tblsp

1. In a bowl, mix rava, maida, eggs, coconut milk, cardamom powder and butter.
2. Mix well and knead to a stiff dough. Add water if required.
3. Make small balls and flatten them using a fork.
4. Heat ghee in a pan over moderate flame.
5. Fry the kalkals till golden.
6. Meanwhile mix the sugar with 3 cups of water and place over moderate flame.
7. When the syrup starts to thicken, remove and dip the kalkals.
8. Roll the kalkals in the grated coconut and keep aside to dry.
9. Serve when cooled.

This is a basic recipe for Kalkals. You can add edible food colours and make them in different colours.
If desired, you can substitute grated coconut with powdered sugar. Or you skip that step and leave it plain.

Kalkals are a colourful sweet popular in Goa and made during Christmas.

Feel free to comment or share your thoughts on this Kalkals Recipe from Awesome Cuisine.

4 thoughts on “Kalkals

  1. Praveen Kumar said on December 18, 2012 at 6:37 am

    The error has been fixed. Thanks for letting know.

  2. Shyamala said on December 17, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    What do we do with the grated coconut?

  3. tree said on November 23, 2010 at 6:18 am


  4. DEENA SOANS said on December 30, 2009 at 7:48 am

    very tasty kalkals
    I tried them making the kalkals ,they turned out so tasty,I am going to tell my friends about this recipe

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