Go Back
+ servings
sandesh sweet
Print Pin
5 from 107 votes

sandesh recipe | sandesh sweet | bengali sweet sondesh recipe

easy sandesh recipe | sandesh sweet | bengali sweet sondesh recipe
Course sweet
Cuisine bengali
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 7 Servings


  • 2 litre full cream milk
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice / vinegar / curd
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp tutti frutti almonds or pistachios to garnish


  • firstly, boil 2 litre full cream milk in a thick bottomed pan, stir occasionally.
  • turn off the stove add add 3 tbsp of lemon juice / vinegar / curd.
  • mix well till the milk curdles like while preparing paneer. add more lemon juice if required.
  • now drain off the curdled milk using cloth.
  • rinse with cold water, making sure the paneer remains soft and removes lemon flavour.
  • squeeze and drain off the water.
  • now hang the cloth along with curdled milk for 30 minutes. do not hang for more time, as they loose moisture completely.
  • after 30 minutes, mash well for 10 minutes.
  • mash till the curdled milk turns smooth and soft. else it will be difficult to prepare balls.
  • further add ½ cup powdered sugar and combine well.
  • transfer the prepared paneer dough onto the kadai.
  • cook on low flame by spreading and mashing well.
  • cook for 5 minutes or till the curdled milk is cooked well. over cooking, makes paneer crumbly loosing out all moisture.
  • now add in cardamom powder and mix well.
  • allow it to cool for 5 minutes.
  • further, prepare small balls once its lightly cooled and make a dent in center.
  • finally, garnish sandesh with tutti frutti, almonds or pistachios and serve.