Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style) | How to make Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style)

By Bethica Das  |  15th Apr 2018  |  
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Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    60

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

2

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About Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style) Recipe

These are sugar free and yummy sondesh made with homemade paneer and dates. So time to indulge in some desserts guilt free. What say? So go ahead and give it a try. It is a very simple and a healthy steamed delicacy that can be made to surprise your loved ones. It is perfect for weight watchers and is diabetic friendly too.

Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style)

Ingredients to make Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style)

  • 1 litre milk
  • pinch of saffron
  • juice of 1 lime diluted with 1/4 cup water
  • 12-15 dates, soaked in warm water for an hour
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
  • banana leaf

How to make Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style)

  1. Add the saffron to the milk and bring it to a boil. Switch off the flame and pour in the lime juice. Give it a stir and cover for a minute. The milk will start curdling. Drain on a muslin cloth and place it on a colander for 30 minutes.
  2. Puree the soaked dates and mix with the paneer and cardamom powder.
  3. Place a small portion of the mix in the centre.
  4. Gently fold them into a parcel. Do the same with the rest of the paneer-date mix.
  5. Steam them for 10-12 minutes and allow them to cool.
  6. The steamed bhapa sondesh.
  7. Serve these steamed delicacies at room temperature or chilled as an after meal dessert or when desired.

Reviews for Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf - Bengali Style) (1)

Reema Garg6 months ago

Such an amazing dish.
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