Custard apple or sitaphal is known the world over for its health benefits, it is rich in vitamin C and nutrients like potassium and magnesium, in India as well it has been consumed for ages and many people also use it for religious purposes. Today I made kalakand with sitaphal added to it and so called it Sitaphal Kalakand. All sweet lovers enjoy kalakand and this addition gives another unique variation to it and let’s you enjoy the flavor’s of this fruit along with the sweet. Its not easy to find Sitaphal Kalakand in the market, so you could also impress your guests with your very own flavor sweet. Let’s see how to make it with this Sitaphal Kalakand Recipe.
Ingredients needed for Sitaphal Kalakand
(makes 10-12 pieces )
Milk – 2 litre
Lemon juice – 2 tsp
Sugar – 1\2 cup ( powdered )
Custard apple \ Sitaphal – 1 cup
Pistachios – 8-10 ( slivered )
How to make Sitaphal Kalakand
Divide the milk in two pan.
Heat one pan till the milk has reduced to half.
Bring the milk in the other pan to a boil.
When the milk comes to a boil, simmer the heat.
Add lemon juice to the milk.
The milk will curdle.
Switch off the gas and drain the milk in a cotton cloth.
Bring the sides of the cloth together and drain all the whey from the paneer.
Run the cloth under fresh water to remove any trace of lemon from it.
Add this paneer in the other pan when the milk has reduced to half.
Cook till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan.
Add sugar and custard apple and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Add cardamom powder.
Grease a plate with ghee.
Pour the mixture in the greased plate and spread evenly.
Garnish with pistachio slivers.
Let the kalakand set.
When set, cut into small pieces.