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Chocolate kalakand recipe | easy diwali sweets

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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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.

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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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