3 kid-friendly Indian sweets you can make at home

Kids love sweets, probably, at any time of the day. It cheers up their mood and makes them happy instantly. But, parents don’t have either time to make sweet dishes at home or the right ingredients in the kitchen. So, this article has compiled a list of 3 kid-friendly Indian sweets that anybody can make easily at home.

  1. Kalakand: It is a simple and delicious sweet dish, which has only one main ingredient: Paneer. It can be found in any Indian household, and if you have some lying around, you can use that now to make Kalakand.  Wondering how to make Kalakand? Fret no more and read on.


  • 1 tsp- Elaichi powder (Cardamom)
  • 500 gms- Paneer
  • 1 tin (400 gms) – Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 2 tbsp -Nestlé Everyday Dairy Whitener


  1. Take coarsely mashed paneer. Add Nestlé Everyday Dairy Whitener and Nestlé MILKMAID to it.
  2. Then, in a thick-bottomed pan, heat the above mixture and cook it on medium flame. Stir it constantly to avoid the mixture from sticking to the bottom.
  3. When the mixture is thick and starts separating from the sides of the pan, remove it from the flame.
  4. Take a greased plate and spread the mixture on it and add elaichi powder on it. Cool it, cut it and serve it.
  1. Kaju Katli: It is probably one of those dishes that are loved by every Indian. For us, this is a staple in every occasion, wedding or even dessert after dinner. It can be made with barely 5 ingredients, so it does not get too heavy for the child or parents. Here is the kaju katli recipe:


  • ½ cup Nestlé a+ Nourish Milk
  • ½ tin (200 gms) Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 150 gms Khoya
  • 50 gms Maida
  • 150 gms Kaju

How to make Kaju Katli:

  1. Take crushed Kaju and put all the other ingredients in it.
  2. Grind it into a smooth paste and shift it to a thick bottom kadai. Cook the mix on a slow flame.
  3. Keep cooking till it starts leaving the sides of the pan and turns into a ball.
  4. When it’s cooked, transfer the mix to a tray and roll it out flat (⅛”).
  5. Let it cool down before you cut and serve the kaju katli.
  1. Pumpkin Halwa: It is true that there are a number of Halwa variations in India and making one with Pumpkin is nothing new. Read the recipe to add a twist in the usual halwa.


  • 1 cup Nestlé a+ Nourish Milk
  • A handful of chopped pistachios, almonds and cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
  • ½ cup Nestlé Everyday Shahi Ghee
  • 1 ½ cups (300 gms) Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 800 gms Grated Pumpkin
  • 1 tsp Elaichi Powder

How to make Pumpkin Halwa

  1. Heat up a pan and add the chopped nuts to it. When it turns light brown, add the finely grated pumpkin and stir for 5 mins.
  2. Add milk to it and keep cooking till pumpkin is tender and when it’s dry, mash well and sprinkle the coconut.
  3. Then, add Nestlé MILKMAID and stir. Let the mix become thick and then add cardamom powder, mix it and serve it hot.

These are some yummy and light Indian sweets for kids that you can make at home.

Note: It is just taking up ingredients from Nestle URL or a bit of phrase in middle. Rest it is referred from their website only.