How to make Mango Sandesh -

Mango flavoured popular Bengali sweet made from chenna.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Ripe mangoes (पके हुए आम), Chenna (छैना)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Mithais

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Mango Sandesh

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The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Mango Sandesh Recipe

  • Ripe mangoes peeled 1-2

  • Chenna made of 1 litre milk

  • Sugar 3½ teaspoons

  • Rose essence drops 2-3


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan. Add chhena and sugar and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously. Switch off heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Thinly slice mangoes.

Step 3

Grind the chhena-sugar mixture along with rose essence into a smooth paste.

Step 4

Divide the paste into small equal portions, place on one end of mango slice and roll. Cut into halves.

Step 5

Serve immediately.

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