March 23, 2023


Dilkush is a popular Indian bakery dessert snack made primarily with puff pastry / bread dough with tutti fruity and coconut mixture. Lets have a look at the recipe.


For Dough:

  • ½ cup milk, warm
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp dry yeast
  • 2 cup maida / plain flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp salt

For Filling:

  • 1 cup coconut, desiccated
  • ½ cup tutti-frutti
  • 2 tbsp cherry
  • 10 cashew / kaju, chopped
  • 5 almonds / badam, chopped
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted

How to make Dilkush

  • punch the poofed dough slightly and knead for a minute.
  • divide the dough into half and tuck each dough ball.
  • dust the maida and roll the doughs.
  • roll the dough slightly thick.
  • place the rolled dough over a baking safe plate.
  • spread approx. 1 cup of prepared coconut stuffing uniformly leaving the sides.
  • place another rolled dough over the stuffing.
  • seal the sides by pressing gently.
  • keep the dough in warm place for 30 minutes, allowing to double the size.
  • after 30 minutes, make a slit using a sharp knife. this helps to expand during baking.
  • brush the top dough with milk to get golden brown colour while baking.
  • place the pan in preheated oven and bake at 180-degree celsius for 30 minutes.
  • rub a tsp of butter on top of bread to make a soft and shiny crust.
  • remove immediately from pan onto a cooling rack. let it cool at least 10 minutes before slicing.
  • finally, serve dilkush / dilpasand recipe warm or cooled completely.

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