Tender Coconut Kalakand

Coconut is a versatile fruit which can be used for both sweet and savoury dishes. Few days back i got some lovely tender coconut and wanted to try out some thing really different so made this really amazing tender coconut kalakand. Hope you all like it.



  • 1 litre full cream milk
  • 3/4 cup chopped tender coconut
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Few strands of Saffron
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 pinch yellow color


  1. In a heavy bottomed vessel boil milk.
  2. Once boiled add lemon juice and stir well.
  3. When whey separates strain little water away.
  4. Keep little whey in the vessel and again keep this mixture in medium heat.
  5. Add sugar and start stirring till the sugar completely dissolves and the mixture starts leaving the pan.
  6. Now add in tender coconut and again mix well and switch off the gas.
  7. Divide the mix into two. In one portion add saffron and yellow color and leave other portion plain white.
  8. Set the mixture in deep vessel with white mix down and saffron mix upside. Set in refrigerator for 5 mins.
  9. Cut in squares or desired shapes and serve.