Thursday, October 16, 2014

CHOCOLATE KALAKAND RECIPE | EASY DIWALI SWEETS

Chocolate-kalakand
I have already posted Kalakand recipe , which is a bit elaborate one. If you want to try an easy and delicious Sweet for this Diwali 2014, then here goes this Chocolate kalakand. I tried this with store bought paneer. I was in a  dilemma of whether to use store bought paneer  or to make paneer at home. During a casual chat with Raks she  was telling that store bought paneer too came out well. So i decided to stick on to the store bought paneer for this chocolate kalakand recipe. I am very sure your kids will love this chocolate kalakand for sure. Varun, who never eats sweets, after me insisting him to try this taste this kalakand, had a bite and hugged me and told"amma you are awesome"!!
Check out my Chocolate burfi 

Ingredients
Chocolate kalakand

  Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 Mins |    Yields:7 big pieces

     Grated paneer  1 cup
     Milk powder   1 cup
     Condensed milk   1 cup
     Cocoa powder   2 tsp
     Butter | ghee  1/2 tsp


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Method:
  • In a pan combine the paneer, milk powder and condensed milk and mix it evenly without any lumps.
  • Cook the mixture in medium low flame for 10 minutes and add in the cocoa powder.
  • Initially when i made it i don't know how much time it will take, so i added cocoa powder after 5 minutes. Cooking will cocoa powder for a long time will give slightly bitter taste to the kalakand.
  • So add it towards the end .
milkmaid+paneer+milkpowder add-cocoa

  • Stir well till it comes to a whole mass leaving the sides. This will come quickly.
stir stir

  • Grease a plate with butter or ghee.
  • Transfer this to the greased plate and allow this to cool. Keep it in a refrigerator for 2 hours. Cut this into cubes with a sharp greased knife.
Chocolate-kalakand Kalalkand
  • If needed you can garnish with sliced almonds or pistachios.
Chocolate-kalakand
 
Notes:
  • You can use Home made paneer too.
  • Do not cocoa powder more than the quantity mentioned.
  • The kalakands will not be firm as other burfis . It will be soft and chewy.


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10 comments:

  1. wow anything with chocolate is amazing :D

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  2. looks amazing... and so chocolaty...

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  3. Diwali is a new year for Hindus. I'd like to wish you a happy new year dude. BTW, did you check the collection of on this blog posted here

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  4. chocolate kalakand looks so good and yummy..

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  5. I had been wanting to write this as a wishlist request from me to you :) Thanks for the recipe. Can you please clarify if condensed milk is the Milkmaid that we get in stores? Or, is it something else?

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  6. Ramya it is the milkmaid that we get in stores. thanks

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  7. Its nice recipe thanks to share with us wish you a Happy Diwali 2014

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  8. happy diwali dear.. in love with this delicious recipe

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  9. Delicious!! Anything chocolate is always a hit!!

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