Sandesh Recipe

Sandesh Recipe

Khoa sweet topped with pistachios and saffron

Preparation Time : 15 - 20 mins
Cooking Time : 15 - 20 mins
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Sandesh Recipe :
  • Chenna, freshly made :     400 grams
  • Powdered sugar :     1/2 cup
  • Green cardamom powder :     1/2 teaspoon
  • Pistachios :     8 - 10
  • Almonds :     10 - 12
  • Saffron (kesar) :     7 - 8 strands
  • Milk, Warm :     1 tablespoon

Preparation Method for Sandesh Recipe :

  • Put pistachios and almonds in one cup of hot water and soak them for ten minutes.
  • One by one drain, peel and chop them.
  • Take saffron, crush it slighltly and soak in warm milk.
  • Put the chopped pistachio nuts in milk and saffron mixture and mix well.
  • Take the chenna and smash it well to ensure that it is quite smooth in texture.
  • Mix powdered sugar and green cardamom powder to it and knead well.
  • Transfer the mixture into a kadai and cook on low flame for five to six minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Now, remove from heat, mix gently until it is cooled.
  • Put the chopped almonds and divide it into twenty equal portions.
  • Form each portion into desired shape, decorate with chopped pistachio and soaked saffron.
  • Put them in a freezer and serve chilled.


Tip: Since Sandesh has short shelf life, it is recommended that it be consumed on the same day.