Best Koloocheh Fooman Recipe | Persian Fuman Cookies

Koloocheh fooman(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 cookie). Along with this koloocheh served Persian tea.

Today in Meals Cook, we will teach you how to prepare persian koloocheh in a simple way. Stay with us.

How to Make koloocheh fooman?

how to make koloocheh fooman

You can also read noon khamei recipe.

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 Bake 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 it is uniform and ready and 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 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 after this time, put the tray in the oven and allow it to cook for 20-30 minutes.

After baking, your koloocheh is ready. Then 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 type of pastry that is considered an energetic snack for most people. This food is very popular with everyone because of its easy portability and variety of taste.

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

Kooloocheh is a type of food cooked in the oven or on the gas, which is 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 cooked in different ways in every part of Iran.Different types of Iranian koloocheh are: Lahijan koloocheh, fuman koloocheh, Dates koloocheh and Sesame koloocheh .

Related: kolompeh recipe.

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. Also, you can drink cold cookies with Iranian tea or cherry tea.

Usually, in the north of Iran, there are shops that serve hot cookies with hot Iranian tea, and next to the great and green nature of the north, it is very nice and pleasant.

You can also read reshteh khoshkar.

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. Use a greaseproof paper to cover the tray.
  • Note that the amount of spices mentioned in the recipe is a teaspoon. That is, 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 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.

Related: shirini latifeh.

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

sourced by:health.com

Walnuts Are Rich in Nutrients

One ounce (about a quarter cup, or 14 walnut halves) provides 18 grams of good fat, 4 grams of protein, and almost 2 grams of fiber, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s bulletin Nutritive Value of Foods. The same amount of walnuts also gives you nearly 50% of the daily target for manganese.

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 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.

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Chef Haghighi

I am Chef Haghighi with ten years of cooking experience and setting up many restaurants and fast food in Iran and Turkey. I am interested in writing recipes on my website. I have the TCA international culinary qualification.

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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

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