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Nolen Gurer Sandesh

Rekha Unni
60 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Nolen Gurer Sandesh RECIPE

Winter Special sweet from West Bengal. This is one the healthiest sweet made from Dates Palm Jaggery

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • West Bengal
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 litre full fat milk
  2. 2 tbsp vinegar or juice of 1 lemon
  3. 6-7 tbsp liquid Nolen Gur or 1/2 cup chopped Nolen Gur- adjust


  1. Boil milk by stirring constantly. Add vinegar or lemon juice. Stir constantly, the milk will curdle
  2. Drain the curdled milk in muslin cloth over colander.
  3. Pass cold water over Chenna to remove the smell of vinegar. Keep Chenna hanging for 45 minutes to drain excess fluid.
  4. Either knead Chenna for 10 minutes or blend Chenna for easier way
  5. Add Chenna and Nolen Gur to pan. Cook over low heat. Mix well
  6. It's essential to cook over low heat to prevent Chenna from burning. Keep stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes
  7. Cook until mixture leaves sides of the pan
  8. Transfer mixture to cooled plate, it will be grainy in texture. Allow to cool slightly
  9. While it's still warm, knead mixture until texture turns smooth
  10. If you have Sandesh molds, then grease it ,add mixture and shape it OR just shape like pedas. Press little Pistachio or raisins at centre, this is optional
  11. Serve immediately or Refrigerate and serve cold

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