Kalakand is famous Indian sweet recipe originated from Alwar, Rajasthan, India. It is made during festivals like Holi, Diwali, Navratri and Eid. Kalakand also served in various celebrations. Many of people uses the paneer in curries or veggies such as matar paneer recipe, butter paneer masala, paneer tikka and many more. But our today’s recipe is how to make kalakand at home. It made from milk and paneer. Garnish with dry fruits so it looks so beautiful. Different variations are available in different regions of India. It is also known as milk cake.
Milk is a rich source of calcium, mineral and vitamins. It helps to reduce heart disease. It controls the blood pressure. Milk is very important for bone health. Now let discuss on health benefits of paneer. Paneer is good source of protein. It is rich in calcium. So it helps in building stronger health. Kalakand is made from milk and paneer as I told earlier.
So kalakand has lots of health benefits as well as delicious in taste. For more such lovely recipes subscribe our newsletter. Let me know how it turned out. Do comment below. Follow us on twitter, facebook and google +. Following are step by step instructions of how to make kalakand.
Preparation Time :- 10 minutes.
Cooking Time :- 30 minutes.
Servings :- 8.
1 lit. whole milk.
200 grams of paneer.
3 tablespoons milk powder.
1/2 cup sugar.
- Pour milk into nonstick sauce pan. Bring it to boil at high flame.
- Stir milk continuously so it doesn’t stick to bottom. Thicken a milk until it reduces its half.
- When milk thickened up add crushed paneer into it. Give it a nice stir.
- Add 3 tablespoons milk powder for binding. Mix it well.
- Now add sugar. Add sugar as per your taste. Stir it well. It should have thick consistency.
- Grease a tray with clarified butter (ghee). Pour ready batter into that tray. Spread it with spatula evenly.
- Garnish it with chopped almonds and chopped pistachios. Now cut them into square size slices.Our kalakand is ready to serve.
Serving Method :-
Arrange kalakand slices into serving dish. Serve this recipe as sweet for festival.