Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh | How to make Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh

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About Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh

It is a Bengali sweet made with chhena or cottage cheese.

The delicious and mouthwatering Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh. Mitoshi Saha shared this Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh recipe which is perfect to serve for 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves6People
Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh

Ingredients to make Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh

  • 1 litre full cream milk
  • Sugar 2-3 tbsp
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp rose essence
  • Lemon juice or vinegar 1 tbsp

How to make Bhapa sondesh or steamed sandesh

  1. First boil the milk
  2. As the milk comes to full boil add lemon juice or vinegar
  3. Soon you will see the milk will curdle
  4. Discard the water and take out the cottage cheese in a cheese cloth or any fine cotton cloth.
  5. Wash the cottage cheese several times so that the smell of the vinegar or lemon juice goes away.
  6. Then tie it to the kitchen tap for 30 minutes so that the excess water comes out.
  7. But remember the paneer should not be too dry otherwise the sondesh will become dry.
  8. Now take out the paneer and mash it with your palm.
  9. Continue doing this till you see oil in your palm.
  10. Add sugar and mix till the granules get dissolved.
  11. At this phase add some cardamom powder and rose essence
  12. Finally mix it again
  13. Then in a tight steel tiffin box put this mixture
  14. Garnish with some saffron at the top
  15. Steam it for 15 minutes in a pressure cooker without whistle.
  16. Alternatively you can grease a micro proof dish and micro in high power for 6-8 minutes
  17. As it cools down make equal pieces and keep it in the refrigerator for some time.
  18. Serve chilled.

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Tanushree Goela month ago
Looking awesome...
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