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Chhanar Payes

Swati Mookherjee
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chhanar Payes RECIPE

Channar Payes is a traditional Bengali dessert served on all the festivities

Recipe Tags

  • Holi
  • Veg
  • Easy
  • West Bengal
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Milk 1.5 litre
  2. Sugar 250 gms
  3. Khowa 50 gms
  4. Ghee 3 tbsp
  5. 1/4 cup Almonds,pistachios, cashews
  6. 1 pinch kesar


  1. Make chhena from 1 litre milk by adding vinegar. Drain the water. Wash thoroughly
  2. Put a heavy vessel so that all the water comes out from chhena. Then cut the chhana in cube forms
  3. Heat ghee in a pan. Fry the pieces of chhena untill brown. Keep aside
  4. Now boil the remaining milk. Add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Add khowa. Stir till the milk will turn into rich and thick form.
  5. Add dry fruits. Mix. Add kesar (diluted in lukewarm milk) Stir
  6. Now add the fried chhana pieces. Stir gently and let it cook for 3 minutes
  7. Serve in a decorated bowl. Garnish with finely chopped dry fruits.

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Moumita Malla
Moumita Malla   Feb-26-2018


Shashi Bhargava
Shashi Bhargava   Mar-22-2017

super yummy

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