The holy festival of Navratri is starting today. The nine days of Navratri are very special for those who worship Maa Adishakti. This year Navratri fasts are going to start from today i.e. 26 September 2022, Monday, and end on 5 October 2022, Wednesday. On the 9th day of Navratri, nine different forms of Maa Durga are worshiped as Shailputri, Brahmacharini Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri, and on the ninth day, Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped. Not only this but to please the mother, every day different things are offered to each mother in Prasad.
On the first day of Navratri i.e. today, the form of Maa Shailputri is worshipped. It is said that on this day the mother should offer cow's ghee. By doing this one gets freedom from disease and every crisis. Let us know how to make Kalakand Prasad at home to offer Bhog to Maa Shailputri.
Ingredients required for making Kalakand
- Paneer - 1½ cups grated
- Condensed milk - 3/4 cup -
Green cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
- Ghee - for plating -
Finely chopped pistachios - for garnishing
Method of making fondant- To make
fondant, first grate the cheese or grind it coarsely in a mixer and keep it aside. Now put ghee on a small deep plate. After this, add condensed milk and grated paneer to a pan, after mixing it well, cook this mixture on low flame, stirring with a spoon, till it becomes thick. Cook this mixture for about 4-7 minutes till it starts sticking to the sides of the pan.
Now add 1/4 tsp cardamom powder and mix it well and take off the pan from the gas. Now put finely chopped pistachios in the pan and press lightly with a spoon. After this, keep the prepared mixture cool down at room temperature. After this, keep this mixture in the fridge for about 2 hours to set. Now when it cools down, take the mixture out of the fridge and cut it into small square pieces. Your Tasty Kalakand is ready. You can offer it to Mata Rani.