Sondesh /Sandesh | How to make Sondesh /Sandesh

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ByGeeta Sachdev
Created on 6th Mar 2017
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  • By Geeta Sachdev
    Created on 6th Mar 2017

About Sondesh /Sandesh

Sandesh is one of the most popular sweets made during Durga Pooja. Basically, Sandesh is a sweet moist fudge made from cottage cheese.

Sondesh /Sandesh, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Sondesh /Sandesh is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Sondesh /Sandesh has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Geeta Sachdev is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Sondesh /Sandesh, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Sondesh /Sandesh. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Geeta Sachdev. The recipe of Sondesh /Sandeshis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Sondesh /Sandesh is 20.0. This recipe of Sondesh /Sandesh is perfect to serve 4. Sondesh /Sandesh is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Sondesh /Sandesh

Ingredients to make Sondesh /Sandesh

  • Paneer/cottage cheese 250 grams (home made or ready made )
  • Sugar 50 grams (approx 1/2 cup, powdered)
  • Milk powder 1/2 cup
  • Any essence of choice (rose or kewra)
  • 1 Pinch food colour orange or yellow (or, use kesar strands)
  • 1 tsp Slivered almonds and pistachios
  • 4 cardamoms (seeds crushed)

How to make Sondesh /Sandesh

  1. Squeeze home made paneer and if using ready-made grate it and mash it
  2. Heat a non- stick pan add paneer and cook till it thickens
  3. Add sugar, milk powder, food colour with elaichi powder. Let it cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan
  4. Keep stirring while cooking. Cook on low heat it will take hardly 5 to 8 minutes. Turn off the flame add essence too
  5. Let the mixture cool completely
  6. The mixture might be grainy. Mash and knead till it becomes really smooth.
  7. Grease your palm with ghee or oil to make small balls. Press in the middle with your thumb
  8. Garnish with nuts. Serve .
My Tip: Mash the chenna properly and nicely to make soft and smooth Sandesh balls

Reviews for Sondesh /Sandesh (1)

Kanak Patel5 months ago
Looks absolutely perfect!