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Sandesh Recipe

Sandesh, also known as Sondesh, is a mouth-watering Bengali sweet that offers a blissful explosion of sweetness and flavours. Its texture is smooth, creamy, and delicately grainy, providing a delightful sensation with every bite.

With our recipe, you can enjoy homemade Sandesh with a personalized touch.

Homemade Sandesh made with our recipe will truly captivate the senses with its heavenly combination of flavours and textures. It embodies the traditional essence along with the richness of Nestlé MILKMAID.

Nestlé MILKMAID helps effortlessly achieve the perfect sweetness and texture, making preparing Sondesh at home a breeze. Moreover, it adds the required richness and creamy texture without having you boil and reduce milk to achieve the desired consistency.

You just need to simply heat the Nestlé MILKMAID so the thickened condensed milk acts as the base for the Sandesh. It provides a luscious and smooth texture, which otherwise may take a lot of effort.

Whether shaped into balls, discs, or decorative moulds, Sandesh is a timeless treat that brings joy and celebration to any occasion, captivating the hearts of those who indulge in its exquisite flavours.

So, without any ado, grab all the ingredients, follow our stepwise Sandesh sweet recipe, and get started.

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  • 1 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 1 tbspMaida (All Purpose Flour)
  • 2 tbspPowdered Sugar
  • 1/2 kgPaneer
  • 2 tbspNestlé Everyday Whitener

How to make Sandesh

  • Step 1: Blend all the ingredients in a mixer to get a smooth paste. Heat the mixture in a thick-bottomed pan.
  • Step 2: Once it starts to boil, reduce the flame and cook on low heat, stirring continuously for 15 to 20 minutes or until it is dry.
  • Step 3: Pour the mixture onto a greased plate and let it cool. Cut into desired shapes & serve.

Tips to Make Sandesh

  • Once you blend all the ingredients into a smooth paste, it should be heated in a thick-bottomed pan.
  • When the mixture starts boiling, make sure to lower the flame, while stirring constantly.
  • Cut it into desired shapes only after the mixture has cooled down.
  • You can enhance the visual appeal and taste by garnishing Sandesh with nuts, grated coconut, or edible silver leaf.
  • You can explore different flavourings such as cardamom, saffron, or rose water to add a unique touch to your Sandesh.

FAQs on Sandesh Recipe

1. For how long can Sondesh be stored?

Though it depends on the Sondesh recipe, it can ideally be kept in an airtight container for about 2 to 3 days.

2. Can the Sondesh be made in other flavours?

Yes, Sondesh can be made in a variety of flavours to suit your taste preferences. In the above Sondesh recipe, you can experiment with common flavour variations like cardamom, saffron, rose, coconut, mango, and chocolate. Simply adding the respective ingredients or extracts during the preparation process to enjoy a diverse range of delicious Sandesh flavours.

3. Can I include toppings in Sandesh's recipe?

Yes, you can include various toppings in the Sandesh recipe to enhance its taste. You can garnish it with chopped nuts like pistachios, almonds, or grated coconut.

4. How do I make paneer for Sandesh's recipe?

To make paneer, heat milk until it boils, then add lemon juice or vinegar to curdle the milk. Strain the curdled milk using a muslin cloth or cheesecloth to separate the cheese solids (paneer) from the whey.

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