How to make Kalakand Fruit Custard -

If you have lots of leftover kalakand, don’t despair. Just follow this recipe and turn out a unique dessert

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Kalakand (कलाकन्द ), Red apple (लाल सेब)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Kalakand Fruit Custard

Kalakand Fruit Custard Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kalakand Fruit Custard Recipe

  • Kalakand 5 pieces

  • Red apple , cored, cut into 1/2 inch pieces and soaked in wa 1

  • Pear , cored and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1

  • Custard powder 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Walnuts 15-20

  • Milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Caster sugar 4-5 tablespoons

  • Orange segments to garnish

  • Fresh pomegranate pears to garnish

  • Red grapes , seeded and halved to garnish


Step 1

Roughly chop walnuts. Dry roast the walnuts in a non-stick pan till crisp. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Take milk in another bowl, add custard powder and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer the custard mixture into a deep non-stick pan and cook on medium heat, whisking continuously till the mixture starts thickening and reaches pouring consistency.

Step 4

Add castor sugar. Break kalakand pieces and add and mix well with a whisk till the mixture thickens further. Add half the roasted walnuts and apple and mix well.

Step 5

Pour half the custard into a deep serving plate. Add pears and pour the remaining custard mixture. Garnish with orange segments, pomegranate pearls, remaining roasted walnuts and red grapes. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or till set.

Step 6

Serve chilled.

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