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Make Poila Baisakh sweeter than ever with these 5 delicious dessert recipes

Make Poila Baisakh sweeter than ever with these 5 delicious dessert recipes

Poila Baisakh or Noboborsho marks the first day of the Bengali New Year. On this day, Bengalis all over the world get together to celebrate the festival with much gusto. While rituals form an important part of the celebrations, food is what spreads joy and cheer. The menu is dominated by a range of meat-based savoury dishes, but what takes the cake is the sheer variety of sweets. Let’s take a look at some of the most special recipes that you can try at home.

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No meal can ever be complete without indulging in the ‘queen of Bengali sweets’ — Sandesh. This treat, made from cottage cheese, is sweetened with powdered sugar and a dash of Nestlé MILKMAID. This melt-in-the-mouth dessert is not just delicious, but extremely easy to make! So, invite your friends and family over and kickstart the celebrations!


Bengali Channar Payesh

Chanar Payesh is an authentic, mouth-watering Bengali dessert, loved by kids and adults. This delicious pudding is made from paneer and is perfect for any special occasion or festival, like Poila Baisakh. This is one of the reasons we made it a part of our top Poila Baisakh sweet recipes.
Do not let the authentic part intimidate you. It can be made easily and in no time with Nestlé MILKMAID, a few more ingredients and our recipe. Once served, this creamy, delicious dessert will leave people asking for more.

SEE Bengali Channar Payesh RECIPE!

Malpua with Rabri

Indulge your sweet tooth with the festive favourite, Malpua, with dollops of chilled Rabri on top. Prepared primarily with sooji and maida, Malpua is shallow-fried, until it turns golden brown. Its taste is further elevated with the creaminess of Rabri, which is enhanced with the goodness of Nestlé MILKMAID.

SEE Malpua with Rabri RECIPE!


Inspired by the French crêpe, this Bengali sweet treat is made from rice flour, Nestlé MILKMAID, sweetened coconut, and nuts. This stuffed pancake is a must-have on special occasions, and is relished by young and old alike. What’s more, it’s simple to make!

SEE Patishapta RECIPE!

Mishti Doi

This classic Bengali dessert is one of the most popular foods that are served during special occasions! Made with milk, curd, and Nestlé MILKMAID, this creamy sweet treat has an earthy flavour that’s sure to please your palate, and leave you asking for more. Here’s the best part — it can be made with very little effort!

SEE Mishti Doi RECIPE!
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