Rose Cookies (Rose De Coque )

'Rose Cookies' are a traditional sweet delicacy (a sweet deep-fried pastry) that are prepared in Goa during Christmas. Rose Cookies are also known as 'Rose De Coque' in Portugal and Goa. They are made with the help of designed rose cookie mold.
  • Passive
    0 Minutes
  • Prep
    15 Minutes
  • Cook
    30 Minutes
  • Servings
    25-30 Pc .


  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1/3 cup Granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (or as per taste)
  • Pinch Baking powder
  • 1/2 Egg
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk (or more to make batter)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • Oil (to deep fry)


  • 1 Keep ingredients ready.
  • 2 In a bowl, beat egg and sugar till well beaten.
  • 3 Add in the coconut milk and both the flours.
  • 4 Mix well till the batter is nice and thick but free flowing.
  • 5 This is a rose cookie mold that I used.
  • 6 Heat oil in a vessel, place the mold in the oil for few seconds(About 30 seconds).
  • 7 Dip the mold in the batter (Half way through to the mold, Don't dip the mold fully into the batter! ).
  • 8 Immediately, place the mold in the oil.
  • 9 The rose cookie will release by itself from the mold. (If it does't , then use a knife or some spoon to remove the rose cookie off the mold).
  • 10 Fry till you get a lovely color on it. (See recipe notes below ) .
  • 11 Drain the rose cookies on a paper absorbent towel. Allow them to cool completely. Repeat to make more rose cookies till all the batter has been used up.
  • 12 Store them in a air tight container. (They should stay good for 1-1.5 months). Serve them as required. Enjoy ! (See recipe notes below).

Recipe Notes

  1. Fry them on medium low heat .
  2. Usaully the first few rose cookies tend to get spoilt . (They may not come out neat ) .
  3. Once you understand the oil temperature and get a hang of it , they will all come out perfect !

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