Chocolate Sondesh

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Sondesh is a famous sweet dish from Bengal. It is prepared from homemade paneer which is called chena. I have given a twist to the regular sondesh and prepared chocolate flavoured sondesh.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 35 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 4


  • 1 ltr Milk
  • 2 tbsp White Vinegar
  • 10 gm Milk Chocolate bars
  • 11/2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Milk Powder
  • 6 cashews or garnishing for garnishing


  • Boil milk in a heavy bottom pan and after i boils add white vinegar into it and wait for the milk to curdle.
  • Now cool it and pour it in a muslin cloth which will help to drain the whey from chena or home made cottage cheese.
  • Hang the muslin cloth for half an hour to drain out the extra moisture from the chena.
  • Now take out the chena in a plate and mash it well using your palm until (10 minutes)it becomes smooth in texture.
  • After that add sugar into it and mash it again for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Next add milk powder and cocoa powder to the chena mixture and mash it once again for 10 minutes or until the texture of the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Now take the mashed chena mixture in a wok and keep on stirring under slow flame.
  • Other side, melt the chocolate bar in micro or double boiler ( Keep chocolate in a glass bowl and keep the bowl over a boiling water pan) method and add it to the chena mixture.
  • Mix the melted chocolate well and keep on stirring for 7 to 8 minutes. Do not overheat it otherwise it will be dry in texture.
  • Cool it and you can give any shapes using moulds and garnish with cashew nuts

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Amrita Roy
Amrita Roy

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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