Steamed Sandesh (Traditional Bengali Sweet)

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Steamed Sandesh (Traditional Bengali Sweet)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • 200 gms. Amul Paneer

  • 4 tbsp. powdered sugar

  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

  • 1 & 1/2 tsp. rose water

  • 1 tsp. chopped pista to garnish

  • 1/2 tsp. ghee to grease


  • Blend the paneer till smooth. Add the sugar, cardamom powder and rose water. Mix well and transfer to a greased container / steel tiffin box with a lid.
  • In the absence of a tiffin box close the container in which it is being steamed with an aluminium foil.
  • Place the tiffin box in a pressure cooker which has some water in the bottom. Close the lid of the cooker and do not place the vent. It can also be steamed in a pan with a lid or in a steamer. The choice is yours.
  • Steam for 13-15 minutes (5 minutes on high and the remaining on low flame). When it cools down, cut into desired shapes and garnish with chopped pista. Chill to serve.