Sandesh

Aaam Sandesh – Traditional Bangali cottage cheese sweets with mango puree

Sandesh or Sondesh is a delicious melt-in-the-mouth traditional Bengali sweet  made only with pure chhana or cheese and delicately flavoured with pistachios. This authentic sweet is considered the purest form of sweet to be offered to the Goddess. This delicate sweet will melt in your mouth within a second. A number of variations can be made…

CHHENA PODA

CHHENA PODA- BAKED COTTAGE CHEESE CAKE

If cheesecakes were the domain of the western world ……. Well, let me to introduce to you the quintessential Odia dessert called Chhenapoda – the only well known Indian dessert derives its flavor primarily from caramelized sugar. It’s made of a few basic ingredients but yields a smoky, nutty flavored sublime dessert that is infinitely rich and intense. I particularly love it’s texture, it certainly looks like a cake but tastes like a slightly grainy pudding. How much I try to put my feelings in words, I don’t think I can truly describe in words what a wonderful dessert I…

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