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  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeBengali
  • Good for Beverages

Ingredients for Indrani

  • Grated Paneer – 200 grams.
  • Milk – 1/2 litre .
  • Sugar – 250 grams
  • Cardamom Powder – 2 teaspoon.
  • Few strands of Saffron – soaked in 2 tablespoon milk.
  • Chopped Almonds – 1/4 bowl.
  • Raisins – 1/4 bowl.
  • Pomegranate seeds – 1/2 bowl.
  • Pistachios – as required.
  • Nutmeg powder – 1 teaspoon
  • 1 drop vanilla essence

How to cook Indrani

  1. First take grated paneer in a bowl. Now add 1 tablespoon sugar & 1 drop vanilla essence in paneer & mix well.
  2. Now take it in a baking tray & bake in a microwave oven for 200°C for 25-30 mins.
  3. Meanwhile take milk in a pan on medium flame & add sugar, cardamom powder & let it boil for 5 mins.
  4. Now add nutmeg powder, almonds, raisins, pomegranate seeds in milk & put the flame off.
  5. Take the paneer mixture out from the Oven & let it cool to room temperature.Add soaked saffron.
  6. Now make small balls of the mixture & put them into the serving dish. Pour the milk above the balls & then sprinkle some pistachios & nutmeg powder.
  7. Garnish with pomegranate seeds, & some saffron. Serve chilled.
  • Tastes:  SWEET |
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Sayan Majumder

What a lovely name and I am sure this is the traditional recipe from Kolkotta. The name must have come from lord Indra who would have loved this dish. Thank you, Sayan for sharing such a traditional recipe and with a unique name.

Sayan Majumder
  • Sayan Majumder Yuppp its 4m kolkata..but nowadays its also missing 4m kolkata
    about a minute ago