3 Ingredient Instant Kalakand

Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It is essentially milk cake made with cottage cheese. This recipe uses only 3 ingredients to make delicious, melt in the mouth Kalakand.
Another pros is that it is really easy and quick. Get creative in your kitchen and try out this mouth watering dessert :
Ingredients :

Milk powder ( 2-3 tablespoons )
Cottage Cheese ( 400 grams )
Condensed milk ( 1 tin – 400 gms )

Rose water ( Optional )
Cardamom powder ( 1 teaspoon optional )
Some chopped pistachios for garnishing
Saffron Strands ( Optional )
Directions :

This recipe is really simple. You will need to cumble the cottage cheese and put it into a bowl.

 Now add the condensed milk and milk powder to it. Mix well until you get something like this.

 Now into a nonstick pan, add about 2 teaspoons of ghee/ clarified butter. Add the mixture to the pan and cook on medium heat until the mixture thickens. Keep stirring continously or it will burn. When the mixture thickens, it should look something like this
 Take it off the heat. Add the cardamom powder and about 3 teaspoons of rose water. You may take it off a bit early depending on how soft you want your kalakand to be. Pour the mixture onto a greased plate and shape it with the help of a spatula. Into a container, add saffron strands and pour in some hot water. Mix until you get the colour out of the strands. Spread this evenly over the kalakand.
 Add some pistachios on top. Let it cool at room temperature for about an hour or until set. Cut into cubes and serve.

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