August 9, 2011

Rakshabandhan - Rakhi Special Recipe - Sandesh

Rakshabandhan -  Rakhi Special Recipe Sandesh.

Rakshabandhan is most special festival brothers and sisters, Rakhi is just around the corner. Naiya brings you some special sweets to make this Rakshabandhan extra special for your loved ones.

Bengali sweets are very well known. Here it is a recipe for traditional Bengali sweet - Sandesh. There are different kind of Sandesh here, for example - dry fruit sandesh, chocolate sandesh, pineapple sandesh, rain bow sandesh etc.

Preparation time - 10 minutes

Ingredients to make Sandesh:

300 gram paneer - cottage cheese
8 table spoon milk maid - condensed milk 

6 table spoon powdered sugar
1 cup milk
8 table spoon milk powder
3 table spoon corn flour
1/2 tea spoon vanilla essence

For garnishing:

Finely chopped dry fruits

( almond, pistachio, saffron, cardamom )

Method to make Sandesh:

  • Grate paneer and mix it with condensed milk, sugar, milk powder and corn flour. Churn it properly.
  • In a non - stick pan heat the mixture at slow flame. Stir continually. 
  • Cook it till the mixture is thick and rotates with spoon.
  • Let it cool, after cooling add vanilla essence. Make small sandesh from it and garnish with chopped dry fruits at the center of sandesh


  • Always take fresh paneer. If paneer is not fresh wash it 2 - 3 times.
  • Try to consume sandesh as soon as possible, because it will be more tasty while fresh.

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