1 L full cream milk
1/3 cup – powdered sugar
20-25 saffron threads
Sandesh is a classic Bengali dessert composed of milk and sugar. Some sandesh recipes use chenna or paneer as a substitute for milk. It is a sweet confectionary treat that is perfect for parties and popular at festivals. This dish can seem challenging at first, but this simple-to-follow recipe will guide you through it like a pro. So don’t be afraid to get started today; your friends and family will thank you!
This dish being a dessert, it’s natural that you find its health benefits doubtful. But this Bengali dessert has the amazing spice, saffron. It is a popular spice that is harvested from the saffron crocus flower. It has some amazing health benefits: improve respiratory functionality, reduce pain, help with blood clotting, improve cardiovascular health, improve blood flow, regulate insulin levels, and improve body resistances. Saffron also contains high levels of manganese which helps regulate blood sugar levels and helping you manage the symptoms of diabetes.
How to make Sandesh
Note: Pour some cold water over it to remove the tartness of lemon.
A sweet dish called sandesh is mentioned in medieval Bengali literature, including Krittibas' Ramayana and lyrics of Chaitanya.