Zafrani Sandesh | How to make Saffron Sandesh

Zafrani Sandesh

Zafrani Sandesh is my choice for Z in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. As expected there is no other choice for this letter in the regional language or in English. So the moment I came to plan Z, I immediately thought of Zafrani referring the Saffron Flavoured Sandesh. While there has been some […]

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Yogurt Frozen Sandesh | How to make Shrikhand Sandesh

Yogurt Frozen Sandesh

Shrikhand Sandesh or Yogurt Frozen Sandesh is my choice for Y in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. This is a delicious twist to the regular Shrikhand, where along with the creamy thick curds, you have the soft fresh chhana added. I have made this, even more, protein rich and delicious by adding the […]

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X’citing Dark Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

Xciting Dark Chocolate Sandesh

X’citing Dark Chocolate Sandesh Truffle is my choice for X in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. As it’s known we don’t have anything regional starting with X and so I decided I had to play with the starting letter. To me or rather my kids, there is nothing more exciting than dark chocolate […]

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White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle is my choice for W in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. In fact, this White chocolate Sandesh is what prompted me to make the Hot Chocolate Sandesh Truffle and when I thought about making a truffle, I decided to make all the dishes as truffles. I knew I won’t […]

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Tota Puli | How to make Bengali Tota Puli

Tota Puli

Tota Puli is my choice for T in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. There are some traditional sweets starting with T such as Talsansh Sandesh, Tangail Cham Chama, while I also came across Tripti, a Sweet shop version. For a long time, I was hooked on Tal sansh Sandesh as this one seems […]

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Sita Bhog | How to make Sitabhog

Sita Bhog

Sita Bhog is my choice for S in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I don’t think I came across any other Bengali Sweet starting with S that prompted me to select. I first read about this in a “Must eat Bengali Sweets” list and very reluctantly chose this, hoping I would get another […]

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Pantua | How to make Bengali Style Gulab Jamun

Pantua

Pantua is my choice for P in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I didn’t search for anything else when I read about Pantua. This is the most popular and commonly misunderstood sweet from Bengal. Everybody says this is same as Gulab Jamun. Even for Lyangcha that I made, many said its Gulab Jamun […]

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Orange Sandesh | How to make Komal Sandesh

Orange Sandesh

Orange Sandesh is my choice for O in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I was not able to find any other dish for O and this was listed in the google book. There is another dish made with Oranges, popularly known as Komala Bhog. Komala Bhog is Orange flavoured Rasgullas. I was almost tempted […]

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Nikhuti Payesh | How to make Nikuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh is my choice for N. The other N I had was Nalen Gurer Payesh, so many to do with the Nolen Gur Jaggery. Since this is a winter ingredient and on top, I have read many Bengali Food Bloggers in Chennai lamenting that they don’t get it here, I knew it was not […]

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