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ORANGE SONDESH

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

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Recipe Time


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

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Serve

4

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

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    Step 1

    4

    Take water in a heavy bottomed pan.

    Water

    300 milliliter

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    Step 2

    4

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

    Milk

    1 liter

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    Step 3

    4

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

    Orange zest

    1 number

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    Step 4

    4

    Dilute the white vinegar with the equal quantity of water.

    White vinegar

    80 milliliter

    Water

    80 milliliter

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    Step 5

    4

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

    Cornflour

    1 teaspoon

    Water

    As required

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    Step 6

    4

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

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    Step 7

    4

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

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    4

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

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    Step 9

    4

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

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    Step 10

    4

    Slowly transfer the curdled milk into the muslin cloth.

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    Step 11

    4

    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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    4

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

    Sugar

    50 grams

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    Step 13

    4

    Keep stirring the cheese until the cheese mixture thickens.

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    Step 14

    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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    Step 15

    4

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

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    Step 16

    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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    Step 17

    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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    4

    Garnish with saffron & serve. Refrigerate to store.

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    ORANGE SONDESH

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


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

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