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Koloocheh Recipe; Delicious Persian Cookie

Koloocheh is one of the traditional and delicious Iranian sweets, a homemade cookie with nuts. Many people enjoy their tea with Koloocheh as it has many benefits due to the presence of nuts. Because of the deliciousness of traditional homemade cookies, they are baked in all parts of the country, especially in the northern cities. In this article from Cooking County, we teach you how to make delicious homemade cookies for your loved ones.

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koloocheh recipe

Ingredients of koloocheh

In order to make the tasty Persian cookies, you need to prepare the dough as well as the fillings.

Ingredients for the dough

IngredientQuantity
Flour350 gr
Butter70 gr
Eggone
Lukewarm milk½ cup
Salt½ teaspoon
Sugar3 tablespoons
Yeast dough1 tablespoon

Ingredients for filling

IngredientQuantity
Flour120 gr
Sugar200 gr
Oil20 gr
Butter10 gr
Ground walnuts30 gr
Cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon
Cardamom powder½ teaspoon
Vanilla½ teaspoon
Nutmeg¼ teaspoon

How to make Persian cookies

Step One

To make Koloocheh, mix the yeast with 1 spoon of sugar and lukewarm milk in a large glass. Then cover the lid of the glass, and set it aside for 10 minutes until the yeast activates.

Step Two

Take a bowl, and add the egg, remaining sugar, and butter to it. Mix them until the ingredients are combined. Next, add the yeast dough to the bowl.

Step Three

Mix the yeast with the ingredients, then combine the flour and salt, and sift the ingredients in a controlled way until a very soft and delicate dough is formed that does not stick to the hands.

Step Four

When the dough no longer sticks to the hands, stop adding flour. Transfer the dough to a floured work surface and knead for 10 minutes. Then grease a large bowl generously with oil.

koloocheh dough

Step Five

At this stage, knead the dough, and place it in a bowl. Then cover it with cellophane, and leave it in the room temperature for 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes until the dough rests and doubles in size.

Step Six

In the meantime, you should prepare the filling. For this purpose, sift the flour, and pour it into a suitable pan. Then put the pan on heat and roast for 5 minutes until the rawness of the flour is removed.

koloocheh preparation

Step Seven

After you have sifted the raw flour, add the butter to the pan and stir well until the ingredients are completely mixed. Now add sugar to the pan.

Step Eight

Mix the sugar well with the ingredients, then add the cinnamon, cardamom powder, nutmeg, and vanilla to the pan and remix the ingredients. Now, add the walnut kernels, and remove the pan from the heat.

Step Nine

Turn on the oven at a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius until it is entirely heated. Then, after resting, transfer the dough to the work surface, and knead it a little. Divide the dough into 90-100 gram round pieces.

Step Ten

Now, put some fillings in each piece and cover it. Then, cover the oven tray with oil paper and put the prepared dough in the oven.

Step Eleven

At this stage, seal the dough with a stamp to shape it. Now, combine a brewed saffron with 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of milk, and then brush it on Koloocheh.

makin Persian cookie

Step Twelve

If you want, sprinkle some sesame or purslane seeds on the cookies. Next, make holes in the cookies so they don’t puff up too much. We put the tray in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes to bake the Koloocheh.

How to Serve Koloocheh?

After about 15 minutes, take the cookies out of the oven, and let them cool down. In the end, Put the cookies in a dish, serve them with tea and enjoy!

Persian cookies

Do not forget to make this recipe and share it with us. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any related questions about the Koloocheh recipe.

FAQs About Koloocheh

Koloocheh; Delicious Persian Cookie

Recipe by Sara ShademaniCourse: DessertCuisine: PersianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

3

hours 
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

400

kcal

Dough Ingredients

  • 350 gr flour

  • 70 gr butter

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup lukewarm milk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 tablespoon yeast dough

  • FILLING INGREDIENTS
  • 120 gr flour

  • 200 gr sugar

  • 20 gr oil

  • 10 gr butter

  • 30 gr ground walnuts

  •  1 tablespoon cinnamon powder

  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  • To make Koloocheh, mix the yeast with 1 spoon of sugar and lukewarm milk in a large glass, then cover the lid of the glass and set it aside for 10 minutes until the yeast activates.
  • Take a bowl, and add the egg, remaining sugar, and butter to it. Mix them until the ingredients are combined. Next, add the yeast dough to the bowl.
  • Mix the yeast with the ingredients, then combine the flour and salt, and sift the ingredients in a controlled way until a very soft and delicate dough is formed that does not stick to the hands.
  • When the dough no longer sticks to the hands, stop adding flour. Transfer the dough to a floured work surface and knead for 10 minutes. Then grease a large bowl generously with oil.
  • At this stage, knead the dough and place it in a bowl, then cover it with cellophane and leave it in the environment for 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes until the dough rests and doubles in size.
  • In the meantime, we make the filling. For this purpose, we sift the flour and pour it into a suitable pan, then put the pan on heat and roast for 5 minutes until the rawness of the flour is removed.
  • After you have sifted the raw flour, add the butter to the pan and liquid oil and mix well until the ingredients are mixed well. Now we add sugar to the pan.
  • Mix the sugar well with the ingredients, then add the cinnamon, cardamom powder, nutmeg, and vanilla to the pan and remix the ingredients. Now, add the walnut kernels and remove the pan from the heat.
  • Turn on the oven at a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius until it is entirely heated. Then, after resting, transfer the dough to the work surface and knead it a little. Turn the dough into 90-100 gram limes.
  • Now, put some filling ingredients in the dough and cover it. Then, cover the oven tray with oil paper and put the prepared dough in the oven.
  • At this stage, seal the dough with a stamp to shape it. Now, combine a brewed saffron with 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon of milk, and then brush it on Koloocheh.
     
  • If you want, sprinkle some sesame or purslane seeds on the cookies. Next, make holes in the cookies so they don’t puff up too much. We put the tray in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes to bake the Koloocheh.
  • Then, take the cookies out of the oven and let them cool down. In the end, Put the cookies in a dish, serve them with tea and enjoy it.

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