How to make Kalakand Parantha -

Sweet paranthas stuffed with kalakand.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Kalakand (कलाकन्द ), Whole Wheat Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Kalakand Parantha

Kalakand Parantha Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kalakand Parantha Recipe

  • Kalakand 150 grams

  • Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • saffron strands soaked in milk

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Pistachios sliced 1 tablespoon

  • Almonds sliced 1 tablespoon


  • Honey as required


Step 1

Place wheat flour in a bowl, add 1 tsp ghee, saffron milk, green cardamom powder, pistachios, almonds and enough water and knead into a dough.

Step 2

Apply little ghee and cover with a muslin cloth. Divide the dough into small balls.

Step 3

Roll each ball into a small puri, stuff with kalakand, bring in the edges and seal.

Step 4

Dust each ball with dry flour and roll into paranthas.

Step 5

Heat a non stick tawa, place a parantha on it and cook on medium heat.

Step 6

Flip over and drizzle a little ghee all round and cook till both sides are equally light brown.

Step 7

Serve with honey or ice-cream.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.