Chena/ Paneer Mithai- (छेना मुरकी)- Chanar Murki–Bengali Sweets- Indian Recipe

Ingredients –

  • Paneer/ Cottage cheese (cut in small cubes) – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Rose essence (optional)

Method –

  1. Heat a pan on medium heat.
  2. Add sugar and 1/4 cup of water, mix well and stir it regularly.
  3. When you see 1 thread of the sugar syrup between your fingertips, sugar syrup is ready.
  4. Add paneer cubes into the sugar syrup and mix well.
  5. Cook on low heat until the sugar syrup reaches the setting consistency.
  6. Once the sugar syrup is thick, turn off the heat.
  7. Keep it aside, add rose water and mix well.
  8. Keep stirring regularly so that it is evenly coated over the paneer.
  9. Once sugar is coated well, pick out the paneer pieces.
  10. Use leftover sugar to prepare more murki or to make laddus.
  11. Chena mithai is ready to serve..

Sandesh/ Sondesh Sweet- (झटपट बनाये दूध और चॉकलेट के संदेश)-Bengali Sweets- Indian Desserts

Ingredients –

  • Paneer / Indian Cottage cheese
  • Powder sugar (as per your taste)
  • A pinch of cardamom powder
  • Coco powder (for chocolate sandesh)
For Garnishing –
  • Chopped Pista, Tutti frutti, Saffron and sprinkle

Method –

  1. Add paneer, powdered sugar, cardamom powder into the non stick pan.
  2. Mix will and cook on low heat.
  3. Keep stirring continuously.
  4. Cook until it turns thick in consistency.
  5. Split the dough in two equal parts, one for dudh  sandesh and another half for chocolate sandesh.
  6. For making chocolate sandesh add coco powder(as per your taste).
  7. Mix and Cook for 1 minute.
  8. Once ready, turn off the heat.
  9. Grease your palms with ghee & make small balls from the dough, roll it between your palms.
  10. Press with your thumb in the middle of it.
  11. Repeat the same for rest of the dough.
  12. Garnish the sandesh (as per your choice).
  13. Sandesh is ready, refrigerate and use.

Carrot Barfi(गाजर की बर्फी)- Indian Dessert- Carrot Ki Barfi/Fudge With Condensed Milk In 20 Minutes

Ingredients –

  1. Grated carrot – 2 cups
  2. Ghee / Butter – 1tsp.
  3. Sweetened condensed milk – 1/2 tin
  4. Sliced or roughly chopped Pistachios for garnishing
  5. Sugar ( If required )
  6. Green cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp.

Method –

  • Heat a pan on medium heat.
  • Add ghee and grated carrot and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • After 5 mints when carrot becomes soft, add green cardamom powder and sweetened condensed milk (according to your taste) into the pan.
  • Mix everything and cook for 5-7 minutes and keep stirring continuously.
  • The mixture becomes thick and begins to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Grease the tray with little ghee and pour the mixture into the tray.
  • You can also use aluminum foil or butter paper instead of ghee/butter.
  • Spread it evenly and pour the condensed milk over the mixture.
  • Spread it again and sprinkle some sliced pistachios.
  • Keep the tray  in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Allow to cool down completely before cutting.
  • Carrot barfi is ready, cut into desired shape and serve.