Elixir Sandesh | How to make Almond Pista Sandesh

Elixir Sandesh

Elixir Sandesh is my choice for the alphabet E in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I had nothing else to fall back and the only options I had was either Easy Rad Malai or Easy Sandesh, which I wasn’t ready. It was a case of sheer desperation that I started searching again when […]

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Danadar | How to make Danadar Mishti

Danadar

Danadar is my choice for D in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series.  In this google book, I read about Danadar, Danadar Sandesh and Dilbahar. I couldn’t understand the Dilbahar recipe. So I shortlisted Danadar and Danadar Sandesh. I knew one is boiled version of the chhana and the other a Sandesh version. However, […]

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Channar Puli | How to Make Channar Puli

Channar Puli

Channar Puli was my final pick for the alphabet C in the A to Z Bengali Sweets. I had a variety of dishes to select from, some I dropped as I wanted to use for another alphabet, some didn’t interest me enough. Channar was the obvious choice for this alphabet which refers to the Chhana. […]

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Bhapa Sandesh | How to make Steamed Sandesh

Bhapa Sandesh

Bhapa Sandesh is a steamed Sandesh and my chosen dish for the alphabet B. Bhapa Sandesh is one of those traditional sweet and very easy to make. “Bhapa” is Bengali word for Steamed and this is normally cooked in a pressure cooker (in steam method). In this method, it might take about 30 mins from […]

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Aam Sandesh | How to make Mango Sandesh

Aam Sandesh

Aam Sandesh is my choice for A under my series of Protein Rich Dishes, featuring A to Z Bengali Sweets. I initially wanted to make Aamshotto, which is Mango leather Rollups, stuffed with Sandesh. Though I was tempted much, I decided starting the series with a simpler dish will be easy for me. I was […]

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How to make Soft Homemade Chhana for Bengali Sweets

How to make Chhana

When I started planning for my Bengali Sweet Series, I know I had to start with the basics. While we have been making Paneer at home for many years now, we have only done, having savory dishes in mind. After making Paneer or Chhana as it is called in Bengali, we let it dry and […]

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Pudina Pulao | How to make Easy Mint Rice

Pudina Pulao

Pudina Pulao is one of that easiest pulaos you can make for your Kids lunch box as this is cooked in a pressure cooker and gets done very quickly. I have used a ground paste for this pulao. If you have time in the morning to grind you can, else this can be done ahead […]

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