Chenna Murki

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Chenna Murki is a popular Bengali sweet. Dice shaped paneer pieces are coated with sugary syrup and turns out to be a bit sized delicacy. Chenna Murki is also pronounced as Chana murki. It is an easy and quick recipe.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 4


  • Paneer cottage cheese - 200 grams
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • Icing Sugar as required


  • 1. Cut the paneer in to very small cubes like dice shaped
  • 2. For the syrup, cook the sugar with equal amount of water, stirring continuously, till the sugar dissolves completely.
  • 3. Next add the milk in sugar syrup. Collect the scum, which rises to the surface with a ladle, and discard. Cook the syrup till it attains a one-string consistency.
  • 4. Now add the cottage cheese and cook till the syrup coats the cubes well.
  • 5. Finally switch off the flame keep swirling till the sugar syrup dries and cubes are thickly coated with the syrup and separated from each other.
  • 6. Arrange the cubes in plate and allow them to cool down completely. Later sprinkle liberally with icing sugar and mix lightly.

Recipe Notes

The sugar should be coated properly on the cottage cheese pieces. The mixture should be allowed to cool down properly to avoid breaking of the pieces.
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Amrita Roy
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I am Amrita, a medical writer by profession and love to experiment with food. My passion of writing and cooking has motivated me to create an accessible diary (Blog: Motions and Emotions) where I share my thoughts and culinary skills. Generally I share easy and tasty recipes which can be tried by any one starting from novice to experienced, bachelor to married persons.

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