Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Sandesh سندیش सन्देश

Sandesh is a mouth watering sweetmeat. Its preparation is very simple everybody can easily prepare it at home.  When I was working for Ahmed Food Industries. I was dealing with QC of Freshwell brand of Sweetmeats of Ahmed Foods.   

Sandesh Real Recipe

Sandesh with khoya

  • Milk full cream   2 litre
  • Cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Icing sugar 1/3 cup
  • Citric acid 1-2 teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence  few drops
  • Pistachio chopped for garnish
  • Boil milk in a pan.
  • At boiling point add citric acid to curdle (coagulate) the milk with constant stiring.
  • Drain water retain solids, solids are known as Chaina چھینا (cottage cheese). Cool and keep aside.
  • Now add icing sugar, cardamom powder and vanilla essence and dough well by rubbing.
  • Make small balls, decorate with chopped pistachio.
  • Cool in refrigerator and serve.
  • Cow's milk is best for Sandesh making.
  • For more taste some khoya can be added during rubbing.
  • Citric acid can be replaced with 1-2 tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • 2 tablespoon full cream dry milk powder can also be added during rubbing.