Kalakand (Milk Burfi)
Festivals are incomplete without sweets and super delicious food. The true essence of the festival lies in the enjoyment with all the loved ones and indulging in your favourite foods. Keeping this in mind, we have a delicious dessert recipe which is enjoyed almost on all the festivals. Yes, we are talking about Kalakand, which is a popular sweet dish on Diwali! Prepared using milk, paneer, cardamom powder and other dry fruits, it is counted as a healthy sweet. Try out our simple and easy recipe of Kalakand which will help you get that perfect taste that will add to the excitement and joy of the festival.
2 litres milk
1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar
chopped nuts to decorate (pista, almonds)
silver foil (optional)
1/2 tsp citric acid dissolved in 1/2 cup water.
Boil half the milk and add the citric solution as it comes to boil
Switch off gas. Once the chenna settles sieve through muslin cloth, press out excess water, take in a plate and press down.
Do not knead.
Put the remaining milk in a heavy pan and boil to half.
Add the chenna and boil till the mixture thickens, stirring continuously.
Add the sugar and continue to cook, stirring all the while till softly thickens in a lump.
Set in a tray, apply silver foil and sprinkle the chopped nuts.