Rose Sandesh Recipe - Bengali mithai that melts in the mouth and sugar free too!

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Cow’s milk, Rose water

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Mithais

Rose Sandesh

The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Rose Sandesh Recipe - How to make Rose Sandesh


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Cow’s milk 2 litres

  • Rose water a few drops

  • Whey (to curdle milk) 1 cup

  • Sugar substitute sucralose 1 cup

  • Pistachios blanched15-20


Step 1

Take cow’s milk in a deep pan and bring it to a boil.

Step 2

Reduce heat, add whey and keep stirring till the milk curdles completely.

Step 3

Strain through a muslin cloth and immediately place the muslin potli on ice to stop the cooking process.

Step 4

Squeeze to remove the excess moisture.

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