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Bolinhas (Cookies) - Goan











Bolinhas, are Goan cookies made with semolina and coconut. They are slightly crisp on the outside and soft inside. It is a tea time treat that can be enjoyed during any time of the year but without bolinhas as Christmas sweets your Christmas sweets platter would be incomplete.


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Bolinhas (Cookies)

Course : Snack


Cuisine : Indian




Prep time : 10 minutes




Process time : 30 minutes




Total time : 40 minutes


Ingredients:

  • Semolina - 1 cup

  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup

  • Coconut sugar or Sugar - 1/4 cup

  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

  • Eggs -2

  • Butter - 2 tsp

Instructions:

  1. In a pan, dry roast semolina until it leaves aroma, transfer to the bowl and cool down completely

  2. Separate egg yokes and white, beat the egg white until it becomes frothy

  3. In a bowl add butter, coconut sugar and mix well

  4. Add grated coconut, cardamom powder and mix again

  5. Now add egg yokes and mix it, then add eggs white and mix gently. Cookie batter ready

  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour

  7. Apply oil on hands, take small portion of cookie batter , roll them

  8. Make cross on each cookie ball

  9. Place them on parchment sheet

  10. Bake them in pre-heated oven for 30 minutes at 200 degree

  11. Cool down completely

  12. Store in ear tight jar

Pictorial :


semolina
semolina

dry roast
dry roast

ready to bake
ready to bake

egg white
egg white

butter and coconut sugar
butter and coconut sugar

whisk it
whisk it

grated coconut
grated coconut

mix again
mix again

roasted semolina
roasted semolina

mix
mix

cardamom powder
cardamom powder

mix
mix

egg yokes
egg yokes

egg white
egg white

mix all
mix all

refrigerate for 1 hr
refrigerate for 1 hr

make shapes
make shapes

mark cross
mark cross

bake for 30 min n 200 degree
bake for 30 min in 200 degree

cool down and serve
cool down and serve


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