Kalkal, A Colorful Sweet


Kalkal, A Colorful Sweet

A different anglo-indian recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Goa
Servings 3 people


  • 1/2 kg Allpurpose flour Maida
  • 200 gm Butter
  • 200 gm Sugar powdered
  • 4 drops Vanilla essence
  • 2 nos Eggs
  • Salt A pinch
  • 4 different Edible colors optional
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Mix together butter and powdered sugar.
  • Beat nicely, until they are blended together.
  • Add the essence and a pinch of salt and beat again.
  • Beat the eggs nicely, until fluffy.
  • Add this to the butter-sugar mix and blend well.
  • Add maida to this mixture and knead well, until you get the smooth chappathi dough consistency.
  • Divide the dough into 4 parts.
  • To each part, add one edible color and knead well.
  • Make a small marble sized ball of the dough and press it on the inner side of a fork and roll in like a mat, without pressing hard.
  • Roll the entire quantity of dough into small small rolls.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Drop a few rolls into the oil in batches of same color and fry them out.
  • :- Oil will fluff up. Take care not to let the oil overflow.
  • :- Do not over fry since the kalkals will change color.
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Response (13)
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    lakshmi September 5, 2006

    Very very bad recipe…. too many eggs… the oil while frying just overflowed,…… very very bad recipe….. cooking was a very bad idea and I had a very bad day coz the whole day I was just cleaning my stove coz of the overflow of the oil…. am very very dissappointed… plz make sure U first try the recipe and then post it in the internet…..

  2. S
    Shilpa October 9, 2006

    Really awful recipe. Weight proportions are very bad. The whole recipe was a total failure. Beware please dont follow this recipe,cause you are heading for disaster. please don`t put this recipe on the internet cause u just waste peoples time and ingredients.

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    sandhya October 2, 2006

    The measurements are not clear, sugar proportion is very less.

  4. A
    Angelin December 21, 2007

    I think the measurements are incorrect. butter is more for half a kg of maida and eggs are also more.

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