firstly, in a large kadai take 5 cup milk. use good quality milk for more creamy texture.
stir occasionally to prevent milk from sticking to bottom.
get the milk to a boil.
stir continuously, and the milk thickens in 8 minutes.
after 20 minutes, the milk turns creamy texture.
keep stirring on low flame, to prevent milk from burning.
after 40 minutes, thick texture of milk is formed.
now add ¼ cup sugar. add more sugar if you prefer.
keep stirring till the sugar dissolves.
continue to cook on low flame till the mixture separates from the pan.
finally, serve palkova hot / chilled or make peda and serve.