Goan Kulkul Recipe

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Goan Kulkul Recipe


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :25 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cup plain flour

  • 1/2 cup semolina

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1/4 cup melted butter or ghee(clarified butter)

  • 2-3 tablespoons milk

  • 4_5 drops almond or vanilla essence

  • 3 cups of Oil for deep frying


  • Mix flour, semolina and salt in a bowl.
  • Add butter/ghee. Rub with your fingers to get a wet sand like texture.
  • Add sugar, almond/vanilla essence and gradually add milk ( one spoon at a time).
  • Mix everything to bring the dough together.
  • Make tiny marble sized balls with the dough.
  • Take fork, press a tiny ball at the back side of the fork.
  • Now slowly roll it outwards with your thumb to curl up into a little snail shape.
  • Repeat with all dough.
  • Heat oil on low heat.
  • Add a few kulkuls at a time. Fry briefly till they turn golden and crisp.
  • Remove and drain on a sieve.
  • Sprinkle some more powdered sugar over them if desired.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Enjoy!