Kalakand Step by Step Recipe in Urdu & English

Easy and Tasty Kalakand Recipe

kalakand recipe
Crumble cheddar cheese into pieces using a fork.

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Add milk powder and mix.

kalakand recipe in urdu
Add condensed milk gradually and make a paste.

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In a heavy bottom pan, add 1 tbsp ghee and mix in the milk paste.

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Add green cardamom and cook for 8-10 minutes at medium heat.

homemade kalakand recipe
Grease tray with 1 tbsp ghee. Place kalakand in it.

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Sprinkle chopped almonds and pistachios.

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Let it cool. Cut into square pieces.

Kalakand Sweet Recipe (Translated in English)


  • Condensed Milk: 400 grams
  • Cottage Cheese: 1/2 kg
  • Dry Milk Powder: 1 tbsp
  • Green Cardamom: 1 tsp
  • Ghee: 2 tbsp
  • Almonds/Pistachios: as you like



  1. Break cheese into crumbs using a fork and mix with dry milk powder.
  2. Add condensed milk slowly, mix and make a soft paste.
  3. Add green cardamoms, mix and cook at medium flame for around 10 minutes. Keep moving the spoon in the meanwhile.
  4. Apply 1 tablespoon ghee in a tray and remove kalakand in it.
  5. Cool it at room temperature and cut into your desired shapes.
  6. Tasty kalakand is ready to serve.
  7. Enjoy after the meal.

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Carrot Kalakand Recipe

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Kalakand Sweet:

What Kalakand is Made of?

Kalakand is a Pakistani and Indian sweet made with condensed milk, cheese, dry milk powder and cardamoms.

Qalaqand was initially prepared in Rajasthan India and later it was spread to other parts of the region. Today, kalakand is a regular sweet available in all parts of Pakistan and India.

Kalakand is served at festive occasions such as Eid ul Fitr, Holi, Diwali. People also serve kalakand and other sweets to share joys and happiness. Kalakand along other sweets is distributed at engagements, success in exams, birth of a baby and so on.

How kalakand is made?

In order to prepare kalakand (commercially), large quantity of milk is boiled in an exclusively large pan. Milk is meanwhile stirred without interruption, gradually sugar and dry fruits like pistachios and almonds are added. Once solidified, it is cut into square pieces and served.

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Do you like sweets?
Then find the homemade kalakand recipe in Urdu and English here with step by step formula.

Kalakand has various names such as milk cake, qalaqand and mishri-wama. It is made with condensed milk, cheese and milk powder. You can't find this easier kalakand recipe anywhere else. I have not only provided the recipe in Urdu but also translated it in English for readers outside Pakistan. Kalakand is also made with broken milk however I will teach you how to make it with condensed milk and cottage cheese.

Types of Kalakand

Following are different types of kalakand sweet:
  • Ajmeri Kalakand
  • Brown Kalakand
  • Carrot Kalakand
  • Lauki Qalaqand

Tranditional kalakand sweet is one of most eaten sweets in Pakistan and India. It is an aromatic and delicious sweet of Pakistani. Flavored with cardamom, pista and almonds, it becomes a must-have delight for everyone.

Find a perfect method for kalakand with step by step pictorial guide by KFoods.com.

You just need 4 to 5 common ingredients and within minutes, you would be able to enjoy its sweetness.

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Good...... It was my just first experience of making Kalakand in house by own make. It was not that much not tasty may be due to the step by step information. Thanks kfoods and team u are giving awesome and easiest method recipes

  • zubia ali, Islamabad
  • Apr 10, 2020

Kalakand Step by Step Recipe is a Pakistani and Indian sweet made with condensed milk, cheese, dry milk powder and cardamoms Qalaqand was initially prepared in and later it was yummy Its unique and really tasty I make it at home It really tasty recipe easy to make it

  • Saira, Quetta
  • Nov 22, 2018

I tried it for the first time, it became very soft but the second try was perfect. I want some more recipes for Pista Qalaqand and badaam qalaqand. It's worth trying.

  • Rahila, Multan
  • Sep 23, 2018

Hi, how to make it hardened, because the kalakand shown in the picture is a bit soft and look pressed. Whereas when I buy it from the sweet shop it is hard and perfect. So is there any tip for what I asked?

  • Suleman, Faisalabad
  • Oct 28, 2017

nice kalakand recipe, I like sweets especially the traditional sweets that we always eat on happiness moments. It will be amazing to enjoy a milk kalakand made by self. I shall be happy to enjoy it with my family.

  • Ruqaiiya, Karachi
  • Oct 12, 2017

I was searching the internet for the recipe of kalakand that can be made and finally I have found it here on your page. Thanks a lot ^_^

  • Fariha, Nawab Shah
  • Jun 29, 2017

kalakand! Who doesn’t love it? Especially on events like shadi etc. The love and care increases when you love such things.

  • Naeema, multan
  • Jun 19, 2017

There were some guests came to my house last night. So I prepared this kalakand for them and all of them really adored this dish very much.

  • Tahira, Dera ghazi khan
  • Jun 12, 2017

my friend today told e about kalakand and its health benefits. I was astonished as I never heard this name before so now I was searching for kalakand and found it on your page.

  • hina, Balakot
  • Jun 01, 2017

kalakand is the recipe that can be used to serve with the tea when some of the guests are coming to your home. This recipe will surely enlighten the taste of tea it is served with tea.

  • qudsiyah, Islamabad
  • May 24, 2017

So finally I have found the way to make kalakan at my home. I will surely try this recipe and please bring variety in the flavors and taste of masala. It will be great favor from you.

  • zuhra, Islamabad
  • May 17, 2017

I noted the many sweets recipe form this site that I make some times for mine family which they eat that very eagerly of mine handmade sweets

  • meesha, islamabad
  • Apr 27, 2017

me and my friends like kalakand sweet and we planned to make it ourselves because it was very expensive on sweets shop. So with this recipe, we will be enjoying it easily.

  • Maria, Khi
  • Apr 20, 2017

This is the great way to describe the recipe for sweets especially. As sweet dishes are not commonly made by our women, we have almost no idea and then these step by step dishes help us in making sweets like kalakand and barfi.

  • Dua Ali, Multan
  • Mar 30, 2017

hmm amazing. my heart got happier seeing these delicious sweets recipes , My papers just finished and now I can make lots of sweets to enjoy myself. I like step by step recipes for making any kinds of dishes.

  • Majida, Lodhran
  • Mar 28, 2017

yeeah, i was exactly looking for this kalakand recipe , it is described the way i have wanted to see in the recipe. Thanks , i will make it and further i would like to seek more such kind of step by step recipes for sweets especially.

  • Zahida Anaam, Jhelum
  • Mar 20, 2017

How long can we eat this kalakand? Because I am going to hold a party at my home and in that I am making kalakand and some other sweets myself. I have to make it in bulk for some home use in future as well but need to know how long can I store this?

  • Zara, Lahore
  • Feb 06, 2017

kalakand needs to be made with gawala milk as I suggest because I am watching news and seeing that box milk is of very bad quality these days. However I do not know about powder milk but milkman milk is better.

  • Rubab, Karachi
  • Feb 01, 2017

kala qand is delicious sweet and thanks for posting it step by step method for us. I would like to make this and many other sweets such as gulab jamun, barfi and patisa. Must try this and your kids and husband will like to eat it.

  • Jawaria, Islamabad
  • Jan 31, 2017

Wow , saw very beautiful picture of kalakand in this article and now I am looking forward to how and when to enjoy it at my home. Before this I used to buy sweets from United Bakers in Karachi, let me try the taste of this one.. :)

  • Uneeb, Karachi
  • Jan 25, 2017

Appreciable approach for presenting this kalakand recipe step by step. Thanks I like this method and will be sharing it with my wife. She knows this is my favorite sweet but yet I have been enjoying it from sweet shop , but now I see it's so easy. will enjoy now homemade kalakand.

  • Habib Ismail, Mianwali
  • Jan 22, 2017

In the pictures you have shown, it shows that kalakand pieces did not get fixed shape. So what should I do to prevent this? I want to make perfect kalakand exactly like we see at sweet shops. Thanks

  • Iman Zafar, Faisalabad
  • Jan 17, 2017

It is an awesome mithai really. we all family members like it very much. It has a beautiful aroma, attractive appealing taste and superb appearance. Thats great that i would learn to make it myself. My younger siblings would be amazed to know it.

  • Sarah, Karachi
  • Jan 16, 2017

qalaqand is very tasty. Sister can you tell me the recipe of barfi. I am looking for recipe of barfi same like this one , step by step. There are many recipes on the internet but not like you have given. Pls . share if you have. thank you.

  • Naghma, Dubai
  • Dec 29, 2016

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