Guliyo is a Christmas sweet that is made by the Goan catholic community. Kuswar or Consoada is a term often used to mention Christmas sweets made during Christmas in the Mangalorean and Goan catholic community. There are about 20 different recipes that are a part of this traditional distinct flavour of Christmas celebration in India.
Guliyo originated in Goa. It is a mild sweet made with soaked rice and cooked rice, jaggery, and coconut milk giving it a distinct taste. The crunchy exterior and mild sweet interior make it a favourite of all.