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KALAKAND

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Kalakand also known as sandesh is a popular Indian sweets made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It was invented in 1947 by Baba Thakur Das in Alwar, Rajsthan, India. It is made in India during festivals and celebrations. such as Holi, Diwali, Janmashtami, Navarathri and Eid  A huge pan is kept on a flame and large amount of milk is boiled stirring it continuously till it is thickened with sugar and dry fruits.







INGREDIENTS:-

Ricotta Cheese-30 oz tub/850 gms(you can also use paneer/Indian cottage cheese)
Sweetened Condensed Milk-14 oz can/400 gms
Chopped Almond-2 tbsp
Chopped Pistachio-2 tbsp
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Rose water-1/4 tsp
Ghee for greasing









METHOD:-

1-Grease a rectangular dish with ghee and keep aside.
2-In a non-stick pan add ricotta cheese and condensed milk,mix well and heat over medium heat.
3-Keep stirring about 30-35 minutes until the mixture thickens.
4-Once the mixture starts to get thick,add rose water and cardamom powder.Keep stirring until it starts…