- 1 1/2 l full cream milk
- 1/2 tbsp clarified butter
- 1/4 tsp alum — crushed
- 1 tsp pistachios — sliced
- 3 tbsp sugar
Kalakhand is also known as the Indian milk cake. It is a textured, moist, sumptuous, and simple-to-make sweet that will make you crave for more! Kalakhand is prepared by reducing milk to a solid form and adding sugar. It has the consistency of a set burfi. Some believe that this dessert is from the state of Uttar Pradesh while others believe it to be of Rajasthani origin. Whatever the case, kalakhand is a popular dessert and is sold at sweet shops all over India. Easy to make with a few handy ingredients, this sweet is made during most festivals in India.
Carry it in an airtight containers, you can enjoy the perfect sweet all through the day
It is rich in calcium and proteins. This calcium and protein in this dessert are good for making the body healthy. Proteins help repair and build the body tissues. They also strengthen the bones and teeth.
How to make Kalakhand
Milk is the main ingredient in the kalakhand. Milk has a wonderful property that it can take different delectable forms such as cheese, curd, khoya, paneer, butter, and so on.
Did you know cheese is yet another delicious form of milk? Cheese is being made by humans for a long time now. Researchers have found residue of cheese in parts of vessels from the sixth century BCE. Cheese was very popular in ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. It can be also said that cheese is a valuable product as it is one of the most stolen food items in the world. Not only that, the Credem Bank of Italy gives out loans to cheese producers of the area in exchange for Parmesan cheese. Cheese worth around 200 million dollars is stored in the bank vault!