Malai Sandesh | How to make Malai Sandesh

By Chitrangada Kundu  |  26th Oct 2016  |  
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About Malai Sandesh Recipe

Soft melt in mouth sandesh (cottage cheese fudge) dipped in thickened milk flavored with cardamom and saffron

Malai Sandesh, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Malai Sandesh by Chitrangada Kundu will definitely help you in its preparation. The Malai Sandesh can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Malai Sandesh is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Malai Sandesh step by step. The detailed explanation makes Malai Sandesh so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Malai Sandesh can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Malai Sandesh from BetterButter.

Malai Sandesh

Ingredients to make Malai Sandesh

  • Chana/homemade cottage cheese: 1cup
  • Whole Milk or Full Fat Milk: 2 cup
  • cream: 1/2 cup
  • sugar: 4 tbsp
  • Green cardamom(crushed): 4-5
  • Ghee or butter to grease
  • pistachio Almonds to garnish
  • saffron: Few strands

How to make Malai Sandesh

  1. Prepare the chana or homemade cottage cheese.
  2. Mash the chana or homemade cottage cheese with the palm of your hand, mix cardamom powder, 2 tablespoon sugar, the mixture will sticky and moist.
  3. Grease a microwave safe bowl with butter or ghee. Layer the chana mix on the greased bowl. The layer should be just about 1 inch thick. Cook the chana in microwave oven for 2 min on high power.
  4. Let it stand for some time, take it out cut into small squares. Keep aside. This is the quick sandesh.
  5. In a heavy bottom pan add milk, cream and rest of the sugar. Cook over low heat till it reduce to 3/4 th.
  6. Add cubed sandesh, crushed cardamom, saffron. Mix well.
  7. Garnish with pistachio and almonds, saffron strands.

My Tip:

To make the chana boil 1 lt of whole milk and add lime juice to it, strain the curdled milk and use it make the quick sandesh

Reviews for Malai Sandesh (3)

Shakuntla Parmara year ago


Shiva Pande2 years ago

Stunning picture!!!

Taahira Laiq2 years ago

super yummy!

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