Kalakand. (Vansh A. Gupta/Siliconeer)

As the festive season approaches, Chef Sanjay Patel shows you how to make a delicious sweet treat for your family and friends.


  • 5 cups paneer
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups milk powder
  • 1 tsp. powdered green cardamom
  • 3 cup fresh cream
  • Ghee or cooking oil

For Garnishing

  • 2 tbsp. almonds
  • 3 tbsp. pistachios



Take a deep bottomed pan, keep it on medium flame and add grated paneer, sugar, fresh cream, milk powder.

Mix well and cook for 20 minutes. Keep stirring to avoid the burning of mixture. Once done, remove from flame and add cardamom powder.

Take a big thaliand grease it with gheeor oil. Pour in the mixture in the thali.

Spread the almond and pistachios slivers on the mixture and make sure they stick to the mixture properly.

Refrigerate the mixture till set. Cut into pieces and serve.