Kalakand is a popular Indian Sweet made out of condensed milk and paneer. The dish originated in Alwar, Rajasthan, India. This sweet is made in the Indian subcontinent during festivals and celebrations such as Holi, Diwali, Navratri, and Eid.
Kalakand is the easiest recipe to prepare. If you have paneer handy then you can make this dessert in 10-15 minutes. You can either make use of homemade paneer or frozen one. Homemade paneer gives a fresh taste to the dessert. To make homemade paneer click here.
Steps to be noted while preparing Kalakand :
- Always use homemade paneer.
- If using frozen paneer just soak it in hot water for 5-6 minutes and squeeze all the water using cheesecloth or muslin cloth.
- Crumble the paneer to a coarse powder, do not make it into a fine paste.
- The coarse texture gives the look and taste to the dessert.
The preparation of this recipe is very easy. Even a beginner cook can prepare it without any hassle. Just grab all the ingredients, mix it and place it in a Kadai and saute until the dough gathers as we do in coconut burfi. Grease a plate and transfer the dough, let it cool for a while. Now cut it to the desired shape and enjoy the divine taste.
Delicious and soft Kalakand is ready to melt in your mouth!