Kiwifruit Sandesh | How to make Kiwifruit Sandesh

By Alka Jena  |  2nd Nov 2015  |  
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About Kiwifruit Sandesh Recipe

Sandesh being an inherent part of Bengali culture and festivity, becoming a 'messenger' of auspicious news creating an atmosphere of celebration and jubilation in Bengali households. Sandesh is a very popular Bengali sweet made with fresh homemade paneer or chenna. The traditional sandesh is made with plain chenna and some cardamom and pistachios are added to the base. But to give the traditional recipe a twist, I made a filling of kiwi fruit in it. The recipe is fairly easy to make and the end product is a delicious, melt-in-your-mouth Kiwifruit Sandesh.

Kiwifruit Sandesh is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Kiwifruit Sandesh by Alka Jena is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Kiwifruit Sandesh at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Kiwifruit Sandesh is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Kiwifruit Sandesh takes few minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Kiwifruit Sandesh make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Kiwifruit Sandesh will be the best option for you. The flavor of Kiwifruit Sandesh is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Kiwifruit Sandesh at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Kiwifruit Sandesh

Ingredients to make Kiwifruit Sandesh

  • 2 liter Milk
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • A Pinch of cardamom powder
  • 2 ripe Kiwi fruit
  • 12 to 15 muffins moulds/tins
  • For Garnishing :
  • pistachios
  • Kiwi pulp

How to make Kiwifruit Sandesh

  1. Peel the skin of the Kiwi fruit and grind it along with ¼ cup sugar. Transfer this mixture to a heavy bottomed non stick pan and cook on on a slow flame.
  2. Once it starts to dry up, add chopped Pistachios and a tbsp of chena to it, so that everything binds well. Take away from heat and let it cool.
  3. Bring milk to a boil on medium heat. When it comes to a boil, reduce the flame and add the lemon juice gradually. Within 1 to 2 minutes you will start observing the whey separating from the milk.
  4. Transfer to a cheese cloth and squeeze out gently to release the water. Hang it for maximum 30 minutes. Make sure to check that it does not become too dry.
  5. Transfer this chena to your kitchen platform, check that it should be moist or the Sandesh will be crumbly.
  6. Knead with the back of your palm for 4 to 5 minutes or till it becomes soft.
  7. Add sugar and cardamom powder. Knead again for 3 to 4 minutes and transfer the prepared mixture to a heavy bottomed non stick pan.
  8. Cook it over low flame till it becomes a little dry but still retain its moistness. Turn off the heat and let it cool for some time.
  9. When it is still hot, start kneading it till it becomes soft. Divide the mixture into 12 to 15 equal portions and make round balls out of it.
  10. Take 6 to 7 balls and make a well in the middle and put the Kiwi filling in the middle and place some pistachios on it. Put each one of them in the muffin cups and garnish with sliced pistachios.
  11. For the rest, place the pistachios on top of it and slightly press with your thumb.
  12. Chill it in a refrigerator for some time before serving.

My Tip:

Kiwifruit are a little sour at times so carefully compensate with sugar to make it sweeter.

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