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Saffron Sandesh/Deepawali Special

Saffron Sandesh/ Deepawali Special

Happy Diwali to all my friends and readers . Have a safe and prosperous Diwali.
Sandesh is a very famous Bengali sweet. It will ready in no time. So let’s try it.
Ingredients

  1. 1 big cup moist paneer / Indian cottage cheese
  2. 5 tbsp sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  4. saffron strands soaked in 1 tbsp of hot milk (optional)
  5. Pistachio for garnish

Method

  1. Take the paneer in a plate and knead it with the help of your palms.
  2. Knead it till the mixture becomes smooth.
  3. Add sugar, saffron soaked milk, cardamom powder and knead it again.
  4. Add this mixture to a hot non stick pan.
  5. Mix well and cook on a low flame.
  6. The mixture melts off and cook until you get a thick consistency and the mix leave the sides of the pan.
  7. Put the mixture back to the plate so it becomes cool down.
  8. Knead it again and roll to balls and flatten slightly.
  9. Garnish with pistachio and saffron.
    Refrigerate and serve…..😍
  10. It yields 16 sandesh.

Perfect recipe for fasting.

Don,t forget to give your valuable feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Check more Diwali recipies here.

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Sandesh

Beetroot Barfi / Chukander Barfi /Dusshera Special

Beetroot Barfi / Chukander Barfi /Dusshera Special

Happy Dusshera to all my friends and readers…..

May Goddess Durga Maa Bless You and Your Family with all Pleasures.

Beetroot in hindi called chukander. Celebrate this year  Dusshera with healthy dessert which is ready in no time.

Ingredients

  1. Beetroot 2cups(peeled &grated)
  2. Milk 1 cup
  3. Milk Powder 1 cup
  4. Sugar 1/2cup
  5. Ghee 1tbsp
  6. Pistachio chopped 10-12

Method

  1. Heat ghee in a pan and add grated beetroot and cook till it gets soft.
  2. Add milk. Stir till all milk evaporates.
  3. Add sugar and mix well, stir occasionally,cook until mixture turn thick.
  4. Add milk powder and cook on medium heat till mixture turn completely dry.
  5. Pour this mixture on greased plate or butter paper.Garnish with chopped
    Pistachio or any other nuts.
  6. Slightly pressed them and let it cool then keep in refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours.
  7. Cut it into desired shape.
  8. Perfect dessert for fasting.

You can add khoya  too if you don’t have milk powder.

Don’t forget to give your feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Related milk powder and beetroot posts

Apple barfi

Milk Powder Barfi

Til bugga

Beetroot chapati

Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Beetroot juice

 

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Paneer Kheer/ Janmashtmi Special

Paneer Kheer/ Janmashtmi Special

Paneer kheer is one of the quick recipe of making dessert.

Ingredients

  1. Paneer 100 gms
  2. Full cream milk 1 ltr
  3. Sugar 3/4 cup
  4. Dryfruits( I used chopped pistachio ) almonds,cashews can also be used.
  5. Few strands of saffron

Method

  1. Boil the milk . Soak saffron in half cup of warm milk.
  2. Add saffron milk and reduce it till 3/4 of its quantity.
  3. Add sugar.
  4. Add grated or crumbled Paneer.
  5. Simmer it for some time.
  6. Add cardamom powder.
  7. Garnish with any dryfruits.
  8. Serve hot or cold.
  9. Perfect dessert for fasting.

Don’t forget to give your valuable feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Related Janmashtmi Posts

Makhana Kheer

Makhana raita

Roasted Makhana

Roasted sunflower and pumpkin seeds

Gond panjiri

Dhania Panjiri

Chranamrit

 

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