Green pea Kalakand : recipe

Green peas are a storehouse of nutrients. They not only impart a natural bright green colour but also make this recipe appetising and nutritious.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Makes 8 pieces.


¾ cup low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
8 tbsp skim milk powder
½ cup low fat milk
1 tbsp sugar substitute
¼ cup boiled and puréed green peas
A pinch cardamom (elaichi) powder


1. Combine the paneer, milk powder, milk and sugar substitute in a non-stick pan.
2. Cook over a medium flame, stirring continuously for approximately 10 to 15 minutes till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.
3. Add the green peas purée and cook for 1 to 2 minutes stirring continuously.
4. Spread onto a 150 mm. (6") x 150 mm. (6") greased square tin. Cool and cut into 8 equal pieces.


Cut the kalakand only after cooling to ensure evenly cut pieces.