sandesh recipe

Sandesh Recipe – How to Make Sandesh

Sandesh Recipe – How to Make Sandesh

Sondesh or sandesh, is a delicious and yummy Bengali sweet, but now popular all over India. This sweet dish is often prepared for festive or special occasions.

Soft and traditional Bengali sweet dish, Sandesh is prepared with fresh chena and sugar. Though you can make variations and make it with any flavor. So, today we have sandesh recipe prepared with Saffron and cardamom only. The simpler it looks to eat the simpler is the recipe for making this sweet from Bengali cuisine. Here’s the easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Take milk in a vessel with heavy base or bottom and let it simmer on low flame.

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2. Add some water to the lemon juice.

sandesh recipe

3. Peel and crush cardamom seeds to make a fine powder. Thinly slice pistachios.

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4. When you see gentle boil in the milk, turn off the flame and let the milk cool down a little.

sandesh recipe

5. Now add lemon water to the slightly warm milk in small portions.

sandesh recipe

6. Stir and keep stirring constantly. When the milk starts to coagulate, then stop adding lemon water to it.

sandesh recipe

7. Strain the curdled milk through a muslin cloth and pour some cold water over it to remove the tartness of lemon. Hold the cloth tight and squeeze out every drop of water from it.

sandesh recipe

8. Chena is ready, transfer it to another plate and start mashing it.

sandesh recipe

9. Keep kneading for about 5-6 minutes until the chena become smooth.

sandesh recipe

10. Now mix saffron and powdered sugar in chena and knead it for 2-3 minutes.

sandesh recipe

11. Heat a non stick pan and add sandesh mixture into it. Stir continuously for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the flame.

sandesh recipe

12. Transfer the chena into another plate. Let it cool down.

sandesh recipe

13. Then mix cardamom powder into it. Sandesh mixture is ready to roll.

sandesh recipe

14. Pinch small lump from the mixture and roll into a oval shape peda.

sandesh recipe

 

15. Keep it over a plate. Similarly prepare the remaining sandesh until the entire chena is utilized.

sandesh recipeServing:

16. Garnish with some chopped pistachios and this delectable sandesh as a dessert after the meal. Keep them in refrigerator and relish eating whenever you crave for something sweet.

sandesh recipeSuggestions

  • This sandesh is prepared with saffron, if you want you can also add cashew or almonds.
  • For 12-14 sandesh
  • Time- 50 minutes

How to Make Sandesh Sandesh Recipe – How to Make Sandesh
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for Sandesh Mishti
  • Full cream milk - 1 liter
  • Lemon - 2
  • Powdered sugar - ⅓ cup (50 grams)
  • Cardamom - 5
  • Saffron - 20 to 25 threads
  • Pistachios - 10 to 12
Instructions
  1. Take milk in a vessel with heavy base or bottom and let it simmer on low flame.
  2. Add some water to the lemon juice.
  3. Peel and crush cardamom seeds to make a fine powder. Thinly slice pistachios.
  4. When you see gentle boil in the milk, turn off the flame and let the milk cool down a little.
  5. Now add lemon water to the slightly warm milk in small portions.
  6. Stir and keep stirring constantly. When the milk starts to coagulate, then stop adding lemon water to it.
  7. Strain the curdled milk through a muslin cloth and pour some cold water over it to remove the tartness of lemon. Hold the cloth tight and squeeze out every drop of water from it.
  8. Chena is ready, transfer it to another plate and start mashing it.
  9. Keep kneading for about 5-6 minutes until the chena become smooth.
  10. Now mix saffron and powdered sugar in chena and knead it for 2-3 minutes.
  11. Heat a non stick pan and add sandesh mixture into it. Stir continuously for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the flame.
  12. Transfer the chena into another plate. Let it cool down.
  13. Then mix cardamom powder into it. Sandesh mixture is ready to roll.
  14. Pinch small lump from the mixture and roll into a oval shape peda.
  15. Keep it over a plate. Similarly prepare the remaining sandesh until the entire chena is utilized.
  16. Garnish with some chopped pistachios and this delectable sandesh as a dessert after the meal. Keep them in refrigerator and relish eating whenever you crave for something sweet.

 

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