Belgaum kunda recipe | How to make belgavi kunda | Kunda sweet recipe

By Latha on November 20th, 2017

belgaum kunda recipe

Belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda recipe explained with step by step pictures. Belgaum kunda is prepared using sugar, milk and curd. Belgaum kunda is an extremly popular sweet recipe from belagaum. Belgaum is a town in north Karnataka. Belgaum kunda is very tasty dessert recipe.

I have tasted original kunda from Belgaum many a times. But I didn't know the recipe. So I started discovering the recipe through my north Karnataka friends. I also did a quick online study. At the end I finalised this recipe, which I felt the taste is very similar to the original Belgaum kunda recipe. You can find north Karnataka recipes here.

When I was searching for the tasty kunda recipe, I came across this interesting story..."The discovery of this sweet was quite incidental. Once, Jakku Marwadi was boiling milk in his kitchen. In a hurry, he forgot to switch the stove off and the milk continued boiling for a long time. Gradually, the milk had taken a solid form by the time Jakku Marwadi came back to switch the stove off. When he tasted the solid form of milk, it tasted sweet. Then, he mixed some khowa into the milk and started boiling it for long hours. This time the taste was even better. A happy Marwadi gave the sweet a name — calling it Kunda"...(source: allaboutbelgaum.com).

Anyway whatever may be the story..we all enjoyed the tasty homemade Kunda. My son loved it so much and I was very happy as a Mother. So sharing this tasty recipe with you guys. Do try and give me the feedback.

If you are looking for more sweet recipes then do check Carrot badam payasa, hesarittina unde, hurigadale unde or fried gram laddu, kesari bath, easy carrot halwa, easy milk peda, badam burfi, coconut burfi, beetroot halwa and many more recipes.

Belgaum kunda recipe

Preparation time: 1 min
Cooking time: 40 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 ltr milk
  2. 1/2 cup curd
  3. 1/2 + 1/4 cup sugar
  4. 2 cardamom

Instructions for making belgaum kunda:

  1. To begin with take milk in a thick bottomed pan and keep it for boiling.milk for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  2. When it starts boiling reduce the flame to medium and allow it to boil by stirring occasionally.boiling milk for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  3. Continue boiling until the milk reaches 1/4th of the original quantity. This took around 20 minutes for me.reduced milk for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  4. Now add in 1/2 cup of curd and continue boiling under medium flame.curd for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  5. After few minutes the milk will start curdling.curdled milk for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  6. Immediately add in 1/2 cup of sugar.sugar for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  7. Continue boiling under medium flame by stirring occasionally.boiling belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  8. Paralelly take remaining 1/4 cup of sugar in another pan and start heating it without adding any water.sugar for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  9. In 2 - 3 minutes the sugar will start melting.melting sugar for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  10. At one point sugar melts completely and caramelises.caramelised sugar for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  11. Now pour this caramelised sugar into the pan which has curdled milk.adding caramelised sugar to belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  12. Continue stirring and boiling.boiling belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  13. When the water content reduces..reduce the flame.cooking belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  14. Add in cardamom powder.cardamom powder for belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda
  15. Stir until excess water is dried and switch off the stove. Do not make it very dry. It will become thick once it is cool.tasty belgaum kunda or belgavi kunda

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