It's summer's and king of fruits, Mango is our favorite to gorge on. Here is a delectable milk based indian sweet kalakand that is infused with mango pulp and made into a delicious Sweet. It's just 3 ingredients that makes this sweet.
2 cups - Mango pulp
2 cups - Freshly made crumbled Paneer
1 can - 400 g Condensed milk (Used AMUL mithai mate )
4 cardamoms pods - Powdered
Few- Almonds (blanched and chopped finely
Few - Pistachio, chopped
Note - 1 cup =240 ml
1) To a big kadai, add mango pulp and cook on low flame till it thickens a bit.
2) Add condensed milk to the mango pulp and keep stirring, till it mixes well and thickens a bit.
3 ) Add finely crumbled paneer. you can crumble it to a fine texture by grinding in mixie for a few seconds.
4 ) Mix well and continue cooking on low to medium flame till it reaches a thick consistency. Sprinkle cardamom powder and mix in well.
5 ) Meanwhile grease a plate with ghee, to spread the kalakand. Once done, evenly spread the kalakand on the greased plate. Garnish with Almonds and pistachio. Leave to cool for a while. Then cut to desired shape and serve.
To make Fresh paneer for this recipe
1liter full cream milk
2 -3 tbs - White vinegar
1) Bring milk to a boil. Simmer and add vinegar, This will curdle the milk and whey will separate. Stir continuously. Take off the stove.
2 ) Pour the contents to a cheese cloth placed on a sieve. Squeeze & drain out all the whey.
3) Wash the panner well with water. You can run water into the drained paneer in the cheesecloth. This will remove vinegar taste.
4 ) Squeeze & drain all the water very well. Freshly homemade paneer is ready to use .
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