Chhenar Payesh

Most classic of bengali dessert...a very popular recipe for festive occasions. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chhenar Payesh
Main Ingredients Chenna, Milk
Cuisine Bengali
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chhenar Payesh

  • 1 cup Chenna
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 15 Almonds blanched and peeled
  • 20 Pistachios blanched and peeled
  • 2-3 tablespoons Sugar
  • a pinch Citric acid


  1. Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan. Add chenna and mix well. Let it boil for 4-5 minutes on low heat. Add sugar and mix well.
  2. Keep aside a few pistachios for decoration and add the rest with almonds to the pan and mix well. Add citric acid and mix well.
  3. Remove the pan from heat and set aside to cool. Keep it in a refrigerator to chill. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Info

Calories 524
Carbohydrates 20
Protein 17.30
Fat 35.33
Other Fiber 1.31