Baked Kesari Sandesh with Sugar Free Diet Sugar | Bhapa Sandesh
 
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Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: Bengali
Serves: 20-25 Baked Sandesh
Ingredients
  • Paneer: 250g
  • Khowa/ Solidified Milk: 100g
  • Fresh Cream: 75g (I have used Amul Cream)
  • Green Cardamom: 3-4
  • Kesar/ Saffron: 10-12 strings
  • Yellow Food Colour: 1 drop
  • Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar: 6 Tbsp. (Artificial Sweetener)
  • Ghee: ½ Tsp.
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven in 180 degree C for 10 minutes.
  2. Making of Baked Kesari Sandesh Bengali
  3. Make a powder of the seed of Green Cardamom
  4. Take Fresh Paneer in a plate and crumble it using your fingers.
  5. Using a grater grate Khowa and mix grated Khowa with crumbled Paneer.
  6. Now knead this mixture for 2-3 minutes or till the mixture smoothens completely,
  7. Add Fresh Cream to the mixture and knead again to mix properly.
  8. Now add powdered Green cardamom and mix.
  9. Now it is time to add Sugar Free Natura’s Diet Sugar to the mixture of Sandesh.
  10. After mixing the Diet sugar add Kesar and food colouring to the mixture and mix it for 1 more minute.
  11. Now take a baking tin and rub little Ghee on the inner side of the tin.
  12. Pour the Sandesh Mixture in the tin and cover it with an Aluminium foil (as shown in the picture).
  13. Take another baking tray (bigger size) and pour water till ⅓ level of the tray and place the baking tin filled with Sandesh mix in the middle of the tray containing water.
  14. Now Bake the Sandesh along with the Water bed for 30 minutes in 170 degree C.
  15. Remove the Aluminium foil and bake for 10 minutes in 240 degree C on the water bed.
  16. Take the tin out of oven and cool the Kesari Baked Sandesh completely before cutting into pieces for 10 minutes in room temperature.
  17. Invert the Kesari Baked Sandesh in a plate and cut it into desired shape.
  18. Kesari Baked Sandesh can be served in room temperature or after refrigerating it.
  19. Bhapa Sandesh Recipe
Notes
In case Oven is not available place take the mixture in a covered steel box and place in a Pressure cooker on water bed. Cook for 20 minutes without the whistle on.
Sugar free Sugar can be substituted with normal Sugar.
Recipe by Debjanir Rannaghar at https://kitchenofdebjani.com/2015/12/baked-kesari-sandesh/