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ORANGE SONDESH (LC 14303) - This festive Bengali sweet is made from curdled milk, flavoured with orange zest and saffron.

Prep Time : 20 Min
Cooking Time : 10 Min
Resting Time : 30 Min

Set Ingredient

4

The ingredients quantity can be set as per your serving requirements. We recommend you set before you start cooking.

Serves
4
Serves

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4

Take water in a heavy bottomed pan.

Water

300 Milliliter

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4

Add milk in the water & heat. Bring to boil & reduce the heat & continue to simmer.

Milk

1 Liter

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4

In the meantime, grate the orange skin & keep it aside.

Orange zest

1 Number

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4

Dilute the white vinegar with the equal quantity of water.

White vinegar

80 Milliliter

Water

80 Milliliter

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4

In a small bowl, take cornflour & dilute with water.

Cornflour

1 Teaspoon

Water

As required

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4

Turn off the flame & strain the milk using a muslin cloth.

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4

Add the diluted cornflour mixture in the simmered milk. Keep stirring to prevent lump formation.

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Pour the diluted vinegar in the simmered milk. Keep stirring the milk till it curdles & splits into cheese and whey.

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Now take a muslin cloth on a sieve & place on a bowl.

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Slowly transfer the curdled milk into the muslin cloth.

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Gently stir to drain out the whey out of the cheese by holding & squeeze till all the water is drained out.

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Transfer the drained cheese ball in a cooking pan & add sugar.

Sugar

50 Grams

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4

Keep stirring the cheese until the cheese mixture thickens.

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4

Stop cooking. Add grated orange skin, orange food color, cardamom powder & saffron. Keep stirring for 3- 4 minutes or until it reaches soft consistency.

Orange zest

1 Number

Grated

Cardamom Powder

1 Teaspoon

Orange food color liquid

Pinch

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4

Transfer the cheese mixture to a plate. Divide the orange cheese mixture to equal size balls.

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4

Take a mould & place the pistachio on the base of the mould (raisins & almonds can also be used).

Almonds

As required

Raisins

As required

Pistachio Nuts

As required

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4

To make an emboss design, take one orange sondesh ball & place gently on top of the mould. Press softly to give shape.

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Garnish with saffron & serve. Refrigerate to store.

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ORANGE SONDESH


Prep Time : 20 Min
Cooking Time : 10 Min
Resting Time : 30 Min