Best Koloocheh Fooman Recipe | Persian Fuman Cookies

Koloocheh fooman(Persian Fuman cookies) is one of the traditional Iranian cookies. As the name suggests, this delicious cookie is for the city of Fuman in Gilan province in northern Iran.

This cookie is made from flour, eggs, butter, milk, and sugar and has very delicious middle ingredients of cinnamon powder, walnuts, and sugar. 

One of the traditional souvenirs of Fuman City is this Persian kooloocheh(Persian Fuman cookies). Along with this koloocheh served Persian tea.

I have used cookies personally since I was a child. A glass of milk with cookies was one of the snacks that my mother prepared for me at 10 a.m.

I have not forgotten the taste of cookies from the old days. One factor in my rapid growth as a child was eating cookies with fresh cow’s milk every day.

Today in Meals Cook, we will teach you how to prepare Persian koloocheh. Stay with us.

how to make koloocheh fooman

Cookies are often specialties of particular regions in Persia (e.g., nān-e berenjī in Kermānšāh), though they may be found in other areas as well under different names and with some variations in the recipes.

sourced: https://iranicaonline.org/articles/cookies-koluca-nan-e-koluca-kolica-in-persia

Koloocheh fooman recipe?

koloocheh fooman infographic


Ingredients for Dough fuman cookies:

Flour 3 cups
Sugar 1 tbsp
Liquid dough 1 tbsp
Melted butter 2.5 ounces
Salt a little
Egg yolk 1 pcs
Milk 1 cup

Ingredients for Kooloocheh Fooman middle ingredients:

Ground walnuts 7 ounces
Sugar 7 ounces
Melted butter 1.7 ounces
Cinnamon powder 1 tsp
Vanilla 1 tsp
Cardamom powder ½ tsp

Ingredients for covering the koloocheh fuman:

Egg yolk 1 pcs
Sesame seeds optional

How to make Koloocheh fooman(fuman cookies)?


 Step 1: preparing the dough

First, pour the lukewarm milk into a bowl, add the liquid dough with sugar to the milk, and mix until the liquid dough is ready.

Then, sift the flour with salt in another container, pour it into the container, and add the melted butter and egg yolk.

Mix the flour, stir, add the prepared liquid dough to the flour and other ingredients, and knead until the dough is obtained. Cover the dough and give it time to change its volume.

preapering the dough

Step 2: Preparation of middle ingredients for koloocheh fooman:

To prepare the middle ingredients for this sweet, it is enough to combine and mix all the ingredients until they are uniform and ready. At the end, set it aside to use in the middle of the Persian cookie.

middle ingredients for kooloocheh fuman

Step 3: Dividing the dough

When the volume of the dough changes and it is ready, sprinkle flour on the work table, put the dough on the work table, knead the dough a little, and then divide the dough. Try to keep each part on the same size.

Step 4: Shaping the koloocheh fooman

Shaping the kooloocheh fuman

Take one of the parts of the dough and spread it in your hand. Put 1 spoonful of the prepared middle ingredients on the dough and cover the ingredients with dough, collect the dough, roll it into a ball, and spread it again a little.

  Stamp the cookie with a stamp or draw a design on the cookie with a fork or a pen. In the same way, prepare all this sweet.

Step 5: Preparing the cookie

Take a bowl and mix egg yolk using a mixer, then use a pastry brush to apply it on the Persian Fuman cookies. Sprinkle black seeds on this cookie and place them on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.

add egg yolk on cookie

Step 6: Baking cookies

Turn on the oven and let it heat up for 20 minutes at 300-390 Fahrenheit. During this time, give these cookies time to rest a bit, and then put the tray in the oven and allow it to cook for 20-30 minutes.

After baking, your koloocheh is ready. After a bit of cooling, they are ready to serve.

cooking koloocheh fuman

What is koloocheh?

what is koloocheh

Kooloocheh, or cookies, is a round, light, and versatile pastry that is considered an energetic snack for most people. This food is trendy with everyone because of its portability and variety of taste.

The good thing about this sweet is that it does not take much time to prepare and cook and is easy to make.

Kooloocheh is a food cooked in the oven or on the gas, mostly small, flat, and sweet. These sweets usually contain flour and sugar, and some types contain oil or butter.

Raisins, oats, chocolate chips, nuts, and other ingredients are usually added. Kooloocheh can be made in various round, mold, and square shapes.

In addition, the variety of its taste and texture is so great that everyone can make their favorite kooloocheh.

This cookie with shirini gerdooee, and nan nokhodchi is a delicious Persian sweet.

Types of cookies in Iran?

Types of cookies in Iran

Koloocheh is one of the most famous Iranian pastries, which are cooked in different ways in every part of Iran.

Different types of Iranian koloocheh are: Lahijan koloocheh, fuman koloocheh, Dates koloocheh and Sesame koloocheh .

How to serve koloocheh?

How to serve koloocheh

After baking your cookies, you can drink them hot with milk or cocoa milk, according to your taste. You can also drink cold cookies with Iranian tea or cherry tea.

In the north of Iran, some shops usually serve hot cookies with hot Iranian tea, which is very nice and pleasant, given the region’s great green nature.

Notes for fuman cookies:

tips for fuman cookies

The key points of making fuman cookies:

  • The middle ingredient of the original koloocheh fooman is also the recipe we give you, but you can change it if you want.
  • You don’t need a seal to design fuman cookies. You can use any tool to design them.
  • For the initial preparation of the dough, you can spread it with a rolling pin after the dough is ready, then cut the dough with the tip of a glass so that your cookies are uniform.
  • Please note: Do not use the oven tray itself for cooking. Cover the tray with greaseproof paper.
  • Note that the amount of spices mentioned in the recipe is a teaspoon. For example,1 teaspoon (tsp) of cinnamon. Do not use too many spices.
  • When you make homemade cookies, the sign of the dough rising is that the inside is shaped like bees’ nests, and your finger marks remain on the dough.
  • The yeast that you use to prepare homemade traditional Persian cookies must be completely fresh. If the dough is not fresh, the pastry will not rise.
  • You can mold cookies in different shapes and use different molds.
  • This sweet is a wonderful and nutritious snack.
  • Kolompeh is a type of Iranian cookie that is very similar to Fuman cookie

I draw your attention to the benefits of walnuts, one of the ingredients of cookies.

sourced by:https://en.wikipedia.org/

Typically koloocheh are cookies filled with dates and walnuts, but can be stuffed with grated coconut and additionally spiced with saffron, rose water, cardamom, cinnamon, or citrus zest.[3][4] The recipe for Caspian cuisine-style bready koloocheh cookie can be made vegan by replacing butter with coconut oil.

FAQ Persian koloocheh

  • What is koloocheh made of?

kolooche or fuman cookies made of koloocheh dough, walnut, cardamom powder, and Cinnamon powder

  • Can I remove the egg from koloocheh recipe?

You can never remove the egg from the Persian cookies koloocheh recipe

  • How many cookie models do we have?

We have 4 types of Iranian cookies, which are: Lahijan koloocheh, fuman koloocheh, Dates koloocheh and Sesame koloocheh .

  • What is served with koloocheh?

Koloocheh is served with Persian tea, Sour cherry tea, and milk.

  • How many calories are in Koloocheh?
There are 414 calories per 100 grams of koloocheh fooman.
  • What does koloocheh mean?

Kolooche is an Iranian cookie with a nut, designed in a round shape using a special stamp.

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fuman cookies recipe

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    1. Hi dear maria tanx for leaving first comment in my vebsite
      no,its not like that you think,just try it one time,then you realize that its not so sweet but also
      fuman cookies has a magical taste

  1. Hi
    Im so glad to see persian koloocheh recipe but i have a question…
    Can i make fuman cookies without oven?

    1. Hi dear karen ,im so happy that you like recipe of persian koloocheh ,ye you can cook this fuman cookies in pot,that we add the recipe of
      fuman cookies without oven in next few days.

  2. Hi dears , How many types of Iranian cookies ir koloocheh are there? And which is the best?
    Thank you for clarifying
    And what kind of drink is it usually served with?

  3. Salam, thank you for posting this! I wanted to find out where I could purchase a stamp that would be like the fuman design? I would like to make them with the original design and I don’t trust my ability to do that design on my own with a fork. Thank you!!

    1. Hi Dear Homa, Thanks for your comment for this recipe, i dont know which country you live in, but you may be able to find it in Iranian markets or order it from Iran to send you.
      If i know which country you are, maybe i can guide you better.

    1. Hi dear Katia, Yes you can use hazelnuts but the main ingredient in koloocheh fouman is Walnut.

    1. Hi dear Hirmoz,you may be able to find it in Iranian markets or order it from Iran to send you.
      If i know which country you are, maybe i can guide you better

  4. Dear friend, what is a solution to cook the koloocheh in the oven and do not burn one side
    I always have the problem at home to make a cookis
    Thank you

    1. To bake koloocheh better, you must first consider the appropriate temperature according to the oven
      Second, prepare the required ingredients with the right combination
      Be sure to use oil and egg yolk on top of the cookies

    1. Koloocheh Lahijan is a type of Iranian cookie that is prepared with a different method compared to Fuman cookie
      I will definitely like this type of cookie in the next posts

    1. In my opinion, all Iranian cookies are excellent, but Fooman cookies are more delicious in every way.

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