Kalakand Burfi

Kalakand is loaded with the richness of classic flavours and its perfect to satiate the sweet cravings. It just takes 25 minutes to get ready. The flavours of saffron, cardamom and the nuts make it so rich and delicious. Kalakand is one sweet that takes a place in all Indian festivals and functions. Milk based sweets are kids favourite and it calls for white refined sugar. It can also be prepared by reducing the milk instead of adding condensed milk but this method is an easy, simple and instant way of making kalakand in no time. The crumbled paneer gives it a delicate grainy texture. Do try this recipe to believe it !!

⏲PREP TIME : 10 minutes

⏲COOK TIME : 25 minutes

🍲COURSE : Dessert

🥘CUISINE : Indian

🍴YIELD : 16 servings


Milk powder – 155 gm

Condensed milk – 600 ml

Paneer – 200gm (crumbled)

Cardamom powder – 1tbsp

Nuts for topping

Saffron – for decoration


Heat a nonstick pan, add condensed milk, crumbled paneer and milk powder .

Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Stir continuously in medium flame.

Keep stirring without the bottom getting burnt.

Until everything comes together keep stirring.

Stop the flame when it comes together leaving the sides like a ball.

Transfer the contents to a greased tray.

Smoothen the top with a knife and throw in some saffron.

Add chopped nuts on top and press it with knife.

Let it set for 10 minutes and later flip it on a plate.

Slice it and serve them.