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Kalakand Recipe

The taste of this traditional Indian sweet, Kalakand, is pure magic. Kalakand has a delightful combination of sweetness, creaminess, and a touch of aromatic flavours. Its texture is incredibly smooth and velvety.

One of the best things about Kalakand is its versatility. It can be enjoyed at any temperature, whether served warm or chilled. When warm, the Kalakand becomes slightly gooey, with the flavours intensifying and enveloping your palate. On the other hand, when chilled, it firms up slightly, offering a delightful contrast between the creamy interior and the firmer exterior.

One of the key ingredients of our Kalakand recipe is Nestlé MILKMAID. Kalakand’s harmonious blend of rich flavours that mingle with the subtle sweetness and lusciousness of Nestlé MILKMAID creates an indulgent dessert.

With our super easy Kalakand recipe, you can make a perfect treat to savour on special occasions or simply satisfy your sweet cravings. So, the next time you're looking for dessert options to add a touch of sweetness to your festivities, don't hesitate to try our Kalakand recipe. Its incredible taste, luxurious texture, and irresistible flavour will have everyone asking you for more.

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  • 1 tin Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 2 heaped tbspNestlé Everyday Dairy Whitener
  • 500 gmsPaneer
  • 3-4 Powdered Elaichi
  • 1Silver Leaf

How to make Kalakand

  • Step 1:  Mash paneer coarsely and mix in Everyday Dairy Whitener and Nestlé MILKMAID.
  • Step 2:  Heat the mixture in a thick bottom pan. Cook on medium heat with constant stirring till the mixture becomes thick and starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Step 3:  Remove from the fire and spread onto a greased plate. Sprinkle elaichi powder.
  • Step 4:  Top with silver leaf.
  • Step 5:  Cool and cut into squares.

Note: Good soft Kalakand has some liquid separating from it when it is spread on the plate. This gets soaked up as it cools.

FAQs on Kalakand

1. How long does Kalakand stay fresh?

When stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, Kalakand can stay fresh for up to 4 to 5 days. However, it is best enjoyed within the first few days when it is freshest and retains its optimum texture and flavour.

2. How long does it take to make Kalakand with Nestlé MILKMAID?

The cooking time can vary depending on the Kalakand recipe and method used. However, on average, it takes around 10 minutes of preparation time and another 10 minutes of cooking time with our Kalakand recipe, inclusive of Nestlé MILKMAID.

3. Can I use homemade paneer for making Kalakand?

Absolutely! You can use homemade paneer in our Kalakand recipe. In fact, many people prefer making paneer at home as it ensures freshness and allows them to control the texture and quality of the final dessert.

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