Chum Chum | How to make Chum Chum

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Byvanamala Hebbar
Created on 10th Feb 2016
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About Chum Chum

This is traditional Bengali sweet. It comes in a variety of colors and garnishes. It is my all time favorite sweet.

Chum Chum, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Chum Chum is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingChum Chum is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by vanamala Hebbar. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Chum Chum is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Chum Chumby vanamala Hebbar. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Chum Chum is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People

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Chum Chum

Ingredients to make Chum Chum

  • Milk - 1 lts
  • Lemon / Lime juice - 4 tbsp
  • Yellow food color - 2 drops
  • Maida flour - a pinch
  • Corn flour or rice flour - a pinch
  • Dry cherries - 10 no , cut into half
  • Kova(khoya) - 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp + sugar - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Water - 1 cup

How to make Chum Chum

  1. Boil the milk into the saucepan. Switch off the flame then after few mins add lemon juice stir once. Wait for 10 mins. The milk should be curdle. If it not completely separate wait for another 5 mins
  2. After 10-15 mins take a colander on top of spread muslin cloth or cheese cloth or anyother cloth for straining Pour the curdle milk into the strainer carefully then gather all sides of cloth squeeze gently to remove excess water/whey
  3. Tightly tie the cloth and put it on the counter table place some heavy weight thing. ( I have used Cast iron pot) press for 15 mins
  4. Meanwhile take a pressure cooker or heavy bottom pan (i used pressure cooker for quicker version) add sugar and water mix together and make sugar syrup over a low flame.
  5. After it is set crumble paneer and sieve well till soft using palm for about 5 mins.
  6. Then add color, sprinkle maida flour, cornflour or rice flour (I used cornflour) mix together.
  7. Make a small oval shape and place it in the sugar syrup close the cooker lid and put weight wait for one whistle and turn on a very low flame.
  8. If you are using a pan place all the paneer into sugar syrup close the lid and cook for 15-20 mins. Take out the cooker lid and let them little cool.
  9. In a bowl grate kova add cardamom powder and sugar and mix together fry till melt in a small pan or use microwave for faster results.
  10. Take each chum chum cut in the middle place the spoon full of kova mixture and top with a cherry. Repeat the same process and serve.

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