Kalakand | How to make Kalakand

By Smita Pramanik  |  10th Feb 2016  |  
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About Kalakand Recipe

Kalakand is a very popular Bengali Sweet that can be prepared with only 4 ingredients.

The delicious and mouthwatering Kalakand is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Kalakand is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Kalakand. Smita Pramanik shared this Kalakand recipe which is perfect to serve for 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Kalakand. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Kalakand recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Kalakand

  • 250 gm cottage cheese
  • 200 ml condensed milk
  • 5/6 whole green cardamom or 2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 10/15 pistachios for garnishing

How to make Kalakand

  1. Combine all the ingredients, cottage cheese( paneer), condensed milk and powdered cardamom in a non-stick pan.
  2. Cook over a medium flame, stirring continuously for approximately 10 to 15 minutes till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan. Then cool and transfer this mix to the prepared greased plate, paper or foil.
  3. Spread it to a half inch thickness. Level it and sprinkle the pistachios over it.
  4. Refrigerate it for at least 2 hours and cut to desired size pieces with a knife and serve it.

Reviews for Kalakand (2)

Erika Malhotra4 years ago


Parinita Dash4 years ago

What about the proportion of each ingredient?? Please do specify..

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