Mixed Fruit Sandesh

Ingenuity transforms readily available ingredients into an exotic creation that is beyond all comparison!

Using paneer and icing sugar enables you to prepare this popular Bengali favourite within minutes, while kewda essence gives it a traditional and irresistible flavour and aroma.

Sautéing part of the paneer dough and keeping the rest raw gives the sandesh a superb aroma and impeccable texture, while topping with fresh fruits makes the Mixed Fruit Sandesh a refreshing dessert which appeals to people of all age groups and in all seasons!

Mixed Fruit Sandesh

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Mixed Fruit Sandesh recipe - How to make Mixed Fruit Sandesh

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     14Makes 14 fruit sandesh
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2 cups freshly made crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
6 tbsp icing sugar
a few drops of kewda essence
1 cup chilled mixed fruits (orange segments , strawberry slices and pineapple cubes )

  1. Combine the paneer and sugar in a plate and knead very well.
  2. Add the kewda essence and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 2 equal portions and cook slightly 1 portion in a broad non-stick pan on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Combine the sautéed paneer with the remaining dough and knead again.
  5. Flatten this mixture on a plate and using a cookie cutter cut them onto 50 mm. (2”) diameter circles.
  6. Place them on a serving plate and decorate them with mixed fruits and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per fruit sandesh
Energy82 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates6.3 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.2 mg