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South indian KulKul / kalkal / Kidiyos sweet snacks is a Christmas sweet.It is prepared during Christmas by Indian Catholics (Mangaloreans, Goans and East Indians) ,Kulkul (pronounced as Kalkal) is a sweet deep fried snacks.

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KulKuls are also known as Kidiyos (meaning worm) in a local Indian dialect. Appearance wise they look like a worm or a caterpillar. The textured ridges on this snack are achieved by rolling it over a fork or a new, clean comb or using a mould cab ne avilable in local markets. You can use comb or fork to get this worm like ridges.

KulKul/kalkal/Kidiyos
KulKul/kalkal/Kidiyos sweet snacks

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Ingredients for Kulkul sweet snacks:-

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup fine semolino (rava)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup ghee or melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar (powdered)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Water to knead the dough

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Methods for making KulKul at home:-

  1. In a mixing bowl combine all the above ingredients together. Exclude the oil.
  2. Add water – a tablespoon a time until the dough starts to form.
  3. Keep this dough aside for half an hour covered with a damp cloth
  4. Break off a pea side dough and spread it over a fork or a clean comb and roll it over completely
  5. Set aside and complete the above steps until all the Kulkuls have been formed.
  6. Heat oil in a deep stainless steel pot, kadai or deep fryer.
  7. Fry the kulkuls in a batch of 7 to 10 at a time, depending on the amount of oil.
  8. Drain it on a paper towel, serve or store it in an air tight container

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KulKul/kalkal/Kidiyos sweet snacks
KulKul/kalkal/Kidiyos sweet snacks

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