Kalakand Recipe For Diabetic People (Diwali Special Milk Cake)

Shalini Thakur

Shalini Thakur
Oct 2022

2 min read
kalakand recipe

Cooking Time

10 minutes

  • Milk - 400 ml
  • Paneer - 300 gm (grated)
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Cashews - 8
  • Almonds - 8
  • Pistachios - 8
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Saffron - 4-5 strands
  • Date syrup - 2 tsp
  • Thinking of a last-minute Diwali recipe? Well, stop right there! We have a perfect, easy, and heavenly taste “kalakand recipe” for you. Do you know why this Indian sweet is called kalakand? Because making it is an art, art in Hindi means “Kala”. Interesting right? Another interesting fact about kalakand is that it’s also known as milk cake, as it’s mainly made through curdling milk. So let’s make this artistic milk mithai today and surprise everyone with this goodness during Diwali 2022.

    Here is how you can make this super quick milk cake for everyone!

    How To Make Kalakand/Milk Cake :

    • Firstly in a pan, add milk and grated paneer, and keep stirring it until the milk is completely absorbed.
    • Next, dry roast almonds, cashews, and pistachios for about 2 minutes.
    • Furthermore, add roasted dry fruits, cardamom powder, saffron, half a spoon of ghee, and date syrup.
    • Let the mixture cook until you get a thick consistency. 
    • Mix everything well and turn off the flame.
    • At the end take a tray and grease it with ghee, then evenly spread the mixture.
    • Lastly, store it in the freezer for about 30-45 minutes.
    • Finally, take out the kalakand, cut it into a small square shape and serve!


    • You can use a homemade panner like us. Moreover, it is healthy and will also save up time.
    • Also, date syrup is a better option than sugar for diabetic people. 

    Benefits Of Kalakand Recipe

    • Instead of curdling milk, adding grated paneer to the milk is a healthier way and also makes this mithai rich in protein, therefore this kalakand recipe is a better choice. 
    • Dry fruits are a rich source of fiber. Moreover, it keeps the stomach full and prevents overeating. A large number of calories are stored in the body as fat.
    • Moreover, including nuts and dry fruits in your regular diet will help you lose weight.
    • Furthermore, if you consume dry fruits and nuts in moderation they help you stay fit and reduce weight.
    • Milk is an excellent source of calcium, thus it contributes to teeth and bone health.

    Kalakand Recipe Nutitional Value

    Nutrients Value Per Serving
    Calories220 kcal
    Carbs7.4 g
    Total fat20.8 g
    Sugar12.84 g

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    The festive season means celebration times! and for us Indians, no festival is complete without Indian sweets and a lot of desserts. However, are you worried you might end up putting on some extra kilos by the time the festive season ends? Try our low-calorie sattu laddu recipe which is high in protein and fiber and also mouthwatering in taste.

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      16 Oct 2022

      How much paneer and milk that is important

        18 Oct 2022

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