Palkova recipe in 15 minutes with step by step photos. Palkova or therattipal is a traditional Tamil sweet prepared mainly for festivals like Krishna jayanthi, baby shower (seemantham) , marriage etc. Palkova literally translates into khova from milk. Palkova is just sweetened milk khova without any flavoring. No nuts are added for garnish too. I have just placed some pistachios just for photo.
Traditional method of making palkova take lot of time and stirring work. Here I am sharing an easy palkova recipe that comes together in 15 minutes. You need just 2 ingredients to make this rich and tasty palkova. I have made this palkova or therattipal on stove top as I don’t prefer cooking in micro wave oven. You can very well make this palkova on microwave oven too.
To make palkova recipe I have used 2 tablespoons curd for 400 grams sweetened condensed milk. You can add more curd for a more grainy texture. we prefer our palkova to be a bit smooth. Since this is a very easy sweet you can make this palkova sweet for diwali 2017 for guests in minutes. I have shared few more easy diwali sweet recipes that gest ready in 15 minutes like kaju katli, easy coconut ladoo, malai ladoo, quick rasgulla recipes.
Serve palkova as snack or dessert at room temperature. Keeps well for 3-4 days.
Palkova recipe card below:
how to make palkova recipe with step by step photos.
Combine condensed milk and ghee in a thick pan.
Cook in low flame for 5 minutes till the condensed milk starts bubbling.
Add 1 tablespoon curd and mix well. Cook for few minutes. if the condensed milj is not fully curdled add the next tablespoon if curd and mix well.
By now the condensed milk should have curdled well.
Keep stirring until the mixture is completely, curdled and grainy like palkova.
The palkova turns more grainy on cooling. Cool thoroughly and serve at room temperature.