Kalakand is a popular and delicious Indian sweet made with paneer and condensed milk. Typically served as a dessert, they are made during festivals and special occasions like Diwali or Janmashtami.
Kalakand is often made during festive seasons like Diwali. This sweet dish is also served as “Prasad” or offering to the gods in traditional rituals.
It is usually served cold and can be prepared in a matter of minutes. The ingredients are simple to find and the process does not take much time.
In some parts of the country, milk or khoya is used. As with any Indian recipe, this dessert has numerous local variations.
Ingredients for Kalakand
- 250 g Condensed Milk
- 250 g Paneer
- 1 tblsp Milk Powder
- 4 Green Cardamom
- 1 tsp Cashew nuts
- 1 tsp Almonds chopped
How to make Kalakand
- Mix condensed milk, paneer and milk powder thoroughly.
- Add to a pan and cook until it becomes thick over low flame.
- Keep stirring to avoid firming up.
- Once it has thickened, spread on a greased plate.
- Garnish with green cardamom powder, cashew nuts and almonds.
- Cut into square shapes.
- Store it in the fridge and serve as desired.