Steamed Sandesh

It’s a fresh, fun and a deliciously different version of the iconic Bengali sweet. And best of all - without the calories of added sugar!

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Main Ingredients Milk, Sugar substitute sucralose
Cuisine Bengali
Course Mithais
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Steamed Sandesh

  • 8 cups Milk
  • 1/6 cup Sugar substitute sucralose
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • a pinch Green cardamom powder
  • a generous Saffron (kesar)
  • 1 tablespoon Warm milk
  • 12 for garnish Pistachios


  1. Heat the milk in a deep non stick pan. When it comes to a boil, add the lemon juice and stir till the milk curdles. Strain and immediately refresh in chilled water.
    Put the chenna through a muslin cloth and squeeze till all the water is drained out. Mix the saffron in one tablespoon of warm milk.
  2. Knead the chenna well with your palms. Add sugar substitute, green cardamom powder and saffron milk and knead again.
  3. Steam the mixture in a steamer for ten minutes.
  4. When slightly cooled divide into twelve equal portions and shape each into an oval shape.

    When cooled garnish with pistachios and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1154
Carbohydrates 77.7
Protein 53.6
Fat 70.4