Chena Kheer Recipe – Channar Payesh Recipe

    chena kheer

    Chena Kheer Recipe – Channar Payesh Recipe

    Chena kheer is a traditional recipe which is prepared by adding small Bengali rasgullas in thick saffron milk. You can prepare this mouth watering recipe for any special occasion or festivals. One more quick sweet dessert recipe of kheer for you all!

    Surely you will be delighted to see your dear ones lick over this luscious and healthy chena kheer up to the last drop, especially your kids. Garnish the kheer with some dry fruits and serve hot or cold, it’s tempting the either ways. Cardamom powder and saffron adds a flavorful taste to this kheer. So, try out this step-by-step recipe for making chena kheer at your home and enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    1. Take milk in two separate vessels and place them in flame.

    chena kheer

    2. Mix water to lemon juice.

    chena kheerMaking:

    3. When you see a gentle boil in the milk in one vessel, turn off the flame and let it cool down a little.

    chena kheer

    4. Then add lemon juice in small portions and keep stirring the milk continuously.

    chena kheer

    5. The moment milk starts coagulating, stop adding lemon juice to it.

    chena kheer

    6. Strain the chena over though a cloth. Drain every single drop of water from the chena.

    chena kheer

    7. When the milk in other vessel simmers, reduce the flame and it simmer for more minutes until it gets thick in consistency. Stir and continue stirring at regular intervals to prevent it from browning at the base.

    chena kheer

    8. Then add cardamom powder, saffron and powdered sugar to the milk.

    chena kheer

    9. Now take chena in a plate and knead until it gets smooth and soft. It can take 5 to 6 minutes.

    chena kheer

    10. Then make small lumps from it and roll into round shapes.

    chena kheer

    11. Add sugar and 2.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker and let it simmer until the sugar dissolves.

    chena kheer

    12. When you see boil in the syrup, place the chena balls into it and allow it to simmer for 10 to 12 minutes.

    chena kheer

    13. Close the cooker with lid. Let it cook till it releases a whistle and keep the flame low.

    chena kheer

    14. Afterward, turn off the flame and let the steam escape on it own. Remove the lid and let it cool for a while.

    chena kheer

    15. Transfer the chena balls from pressure cooker on a sieve to drain the syrup.

    chena kheer

    16. Drop these chena balls to the milk and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes on low flame.

    chena kheer

    17. Chena kheer is now ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl. Refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours and allow it to cool.

    chena kheerServing:

    18. Garnish with some chopped pistachios and serve this delicious and mouth-drooling chena kheer chilled.

    chena kheerSuggestion

    • Cow milk is best for making chena but you can even use fresh buffalo milk as well. In case you don’t find fresh milk then amul full cream can also be used.
    • For 4 to 5 members
    • Time – 70 minutes
    Chena Kheer Recipe - Channar Payesh Recipe Chena Kheer Recipe – Channar Payesh Recipe
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    Recipe type: Dessert recipe
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Full cream milk – ½ liter (for making chena)
    • Full cream milk – 1 liter (to thicken it up)
    • Sugar – 1 cup (225 grams)
    • Powdered sugar – ¼ cup (40 to 50 grams)
    • Lemon – 1 (big size)
    • Saffron – 15 to 20 threads
    • Green cardamom – 4 to 5
    • Pistachios – 7 to 8
    Instructions
    1. Take milk in two separate vessels and place them in flame.
    2. Mix water to lemon juice.
    3. When you see a gentle boil in the milk in one vessel, turn off the flame and let it cool down a little.
    4. Then add lemon juice in small portions and keep stirring the milk continuously.
    5. The moment milk starts coagulating, stop adding lemon juice to it.
    6. Strain the chena over though a cloth. Drain every single drop of water from the chena.
    7. When the milk in other vessel simmers, reduce the flame and it simmer for more minutes until it gets thick in consistency. Stir and continue stirring at regular intervals to prevent it from browning at the base.
    8. Then add cardamom powder, saffron and powdered sugar to the milk.
    9. Now take chena in a plate and knead until it gets smooth and soft. It can take 5 to 6 minutes.
    10. Then make small lumps from it and roll into round shapes.
    11. Add sugar and 2.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker and let it simmer until the sugar dissolves.
    12. When you see boil in the syrup, place the chena balls into it and allow it to simmer for 10 to 12 minutes.
    13. Close the cooker with lid. Let it cook till it releases a whistle and keep the flame low.
    14. Afterward, turn off the flame and let the steam escape on it own. Remove the lid and let it cool for a while.
    15. Transfer the chena balls from pressure cooker on a sieve to drain the syrup.
    16. Drop these chena balls to the milk and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes on low flame.
    17. Chena kheer is now ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl. Refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours and allow it to cool.
    18. Garnish with some chopped pistachios and serve this delicious and mouth-drooling chena kheer chilled.

     

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