Festive Sweets & Treats: Kalkals

Recipe by
Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Strawberry Semiya Kesari, Kaju Khoya Burfi in Hindi, Berry and Mint Compote, Dal Ke Jamun

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 kg - Refined flour or maida
  • 6 - Eggs beaten well
  • 2 cups - Thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp - Salt
  • 300 g - Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Baking powder
  • Oil for Deep Frying .

How to Make Festive Sweets & Treats: Kalkals

  • Combine the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder.
  • Now add the coconut milk and eggs and knead into a soft dough.
  • Keep aside for an hour.
  • Form kalkals by taking small lumps of the dough.
  • Roll them on the back of a fork or a wooden kalkal mould, to form a scroll.
  • Alternately, roll out the dough and cut into fancy shapes with kalkal or cookie cutters.
  • Now heat oil in a deep pan and fry as many kalkals as possible at a time.
  • Keep aside.
  • To ice the kalkals, melt 1 cup of sugar with 1/2 cup of water.
  • When the sugar syrup crystallizes pour over the kalkalas.
  • Mix well.
  • Store in airtight boxes when cold.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes