How to make Kesari Sandesh - A must try sweet delicacy made from chenna.

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Main Ingredients : Saffron, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Kesari Sandesh Recipe Card

Kesari Sandesh
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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kesari Sandesh Recipe

  • Saffron 500 grams

  • Cottage Cheese 125 grams

  • Saffron (kesar) 1/2 gram

  • Edible yellow colour a few drops

  • Silver warq a few drops

Method

Step 1

Take fresh chenna and knead it till it is soft and smooth. Add sugar and cook in a pan on slow heat, stirring continuously till it is thick. It should not be very dry.

Step 2

Stir in saffron and natural yellow colour. Remove from heat and continue to stir till it is a little cooler and can be handled with hands.

Step 3

Shape them into small balls, press them from top lightly. Decorate with silver warq and saffron.