Chennar Payesh

A very popular Bengali sweet dish – they make this at most special occasions This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chennar Payesh

Main Ingredients Chenna, Skimmed milk
Cuisine Bengali
Course Mithais
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chennar Payesh

  • ½ cup Chenna
  • 1 litre Skimmed milk
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 5-6 almonds blanched and chopped
  • 7-8 Pistachios blanched and chopped


  1. Boil milk in a deep non-stick pan, reduce heat and let it simmer till it is reduced to half the original quantity.
  2. Add the sugar and cook till it dissolves.
  3. Mash the chenna in a bowl. Add it to the milk and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Garnish with almonds and pistachios and serve chilled.