Sandesh is one of the most popular dessert in bengal.It is paneer fudge.Many dessert can be made with paneer.Among one of them is apple sandesh.A soft smooth sweet dessert which can be made for all festival celebration.
Recipe source : mareena's recipe collections
For the apple mixture
Grated apples – 2
Lemon juice – 1tsp
A few saffron strands - soak in 2tbs of hot water
Condensed milk – 3tbs(it is not in the original recipe)
Sugar – 5tbs
For the sandesh
Paneer(fresh cottage cheese) – 200gm(room temperature)
Milk – 2tbs
Powdered sugar – 7tbs
Rose essence/kewra essence – a few drops
1.Take a non stick pan,put the grated apples,lemon juice,condensed milk,sugar,soaked saffron strands and cook on medium heat till the mixture becomes soft and dry.When it is done, switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
2.For the sandesh.take paneer in a bowl and mash thoroughly,then add the balance ingredients and mix well.
3.From this sandesh mixture,you can easily make 3 balls.Take each ball in the hand and flatten it. In the centre of the flattened ball add a spoonful of apple mixture and cover it carefully.
4.Top with apple mixture and pistachio.
Chill it for half an hour and serve it.Really a delicious sweet.Have the left over apple mixture with ice-cream...yummy!!!
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