Chitrakoot | How to make Chitrakoot

By Nayana Palav  |  5th Nov 2017  |  
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About Chitrakoot Recipe

This is a very famous sweet from Bengal. Served as a dessert. It is very tasty and very easy to make at home.

Chitrakoot, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Nayana Palav. Chitrakoot is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chitrakoot is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chitrakoot by Nayana Palav is perfect to serve 10 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chitrakoot.


Ingredients to make Chitrakoot

  • 200 gram paneer
  • 100 gram khoya
  • 20 gram all purpose flour
  • 1/4 th teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 th teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 200 gram castor sugar
  • water toake sugar syrup
  • oil for frying

How to make Chitrakoot

  1. Take maida, khoya, and paneer in a thali.
  2. Knead paneer, khoya, and sugar.
  3. Mix flour with baking powder, add paneer, khoya, and make smooth dough.
  4. Make lime sized balls from the dough shape these balls into diamonds about 1/2 inch thick.
  5. Heat a vessel add sugar and water, cardamom powder, prepared thick syrup and keep aside.
  6. Fry chitrakoot in oil or ghee till dark brown.
  7. Now dip this fried chitrakoot in sugar syrup for 1/2 an hour.
  8. Then rolled chitrakoot in castor sugar.
  9. Your juicy, sweet, soft chitrakoot is ready
  10. Seve chilled.

My Tip:

You can give any shape to chitrakoot.

Reviews for Chitrakoot (3)

Amrisha Vohra2 years ago

Nice one.

Vaishali Ingole2 years ago


Anvita Amit2 years ago

very nice...

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