Pineapple Sandesh is the most amazing sweet Indian Dessert from the state of Bengal. Flavorful Pineapple Sandesh is simply made from pineapple and Indian cottage cheese (paneer). Beautiful and tasty Sandesh rounds, having the awesome flavors of shredded pineapple and an ultimate taste of saffron and dry fruits.
Sandesh is a famous Bengali Sweet Dish and is generally made during celebration of various Bengali Festivals. I remember, first time I tasted this dessert at Durga Puja, which was held in our society premises.
Durga puja (the biggest festival for Bengalis) or Navratras brings the blissful time when people offer prayers to Goddess Durga and make small batches of sandesh with the desired texture and their favorite flavorings. Since that day, I just added this dessert in my menu of favorite dishes, then I convinced one of my Bengali friend to teach me the way of making it. Thanks jiya, today because of you I’m succeed in making it and my whole family enjoyed my own made Pineapple Sandesh.
Sandesh can be easily made at home with minimum ingredients but really should be very tasty and sweet. In any occasion, Bengali people celebrates with sondesh. There is a variety of Sandesh like Plain sondesh, Gurer sondesh, Norom paker sondesh (Soft sondesh), Kora paker sondesh etc. Let’s start making Pineapple Sandesh.
For garnishing of Pineapple Sandesh you will need:
- Shredded Pineapple
- 1 tsp powdered pistachio
- Few saffron strands
How to make Pineapple Sandesh Recipe:
- You can use ready made paneer here, but I prefer making my own.
- For making Rose Sandesh, you just need to add few drops of rose essence and instead of yellow food color, add rose pink food color.
- Some people use khoya as well.
- All Bengali Sweets must be refrigerated within one hour.
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