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Sunday, 15 April 2018

Bhapa Sondesh Paturi (Steamed Sandesh in Banana Leaf)


           These are sugar free and yummy sondesh made with homemade paneer and dates. So time to indulge in some desserts guilt free. What say? So go ahead and give it a try. It is a very simple and a healthy steamed delicacy that can be made to surprise your loved ones. It is perfect for weight watchers and is diabetic friendly too. So check for a step by step method for a pictorial recipe.








  • 1 litre milk (made 6 parcels)
  • pinch of saffron
  • juice of 1 lime diluted with 1/4 cup water
  • 12-15 dates, soaked in warm water for an hour
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
  • banana leaf as required








          Add the saffron to the milk and bring it to a boil. Switch off the flame and pour in the lime juice. Give it a stir and cover for a minute. The milk will start curdling. Drain on a muslin cloth and place it on a colander for 30 minutes. 
          
          Puree the soaked dates and mix with the paneer and cardamom powder. Cut the banana leaf into desired shapes and place them on the fire for a few seconds to make them pliable.

          Place a small portion of the mix in the centre and gently fold them into a parcel. Do the same with the rest of the paneer-date mix.

           Steam them for 10-12 minutes and set aside to cool. Serve these steamed delicacies at room temperature or chilled as an after meal dessert or when desired.







                      Mix with the paneer and cardamom powder. 




                     Place a small portion of the mix in the centre.




                Gently fold them into a parcel. Do the same with the rest of the paneer-date mix.



                         Steam them for 10-12 minutes and allow them to cool. 




                      The steamed bhapa sondesh.







                             Serve these steamed delicacies at room temperature or chilled 
                             as an after meal dessert or when desired.












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