Bhapa Shondesh (steamed sandesh)

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Yields: 14 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins

“Bhapa Sandesh” (steamed Sandesh) is one of the most popular varieties of Sandesh, which is made only during the winter season. This sweet dish has honey-like consistency, and an irresistible taste made perfectly for those with a sweet tooth! Follow the recipe and the cooking process for this tasty treat below.

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Bhapa Shondesh (steamed sandesh)

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 14 1x


Diwali special! Steamed Shondesh/Bhapa Shondesh is made with very few ingredients and has a melt in the mouth texture.



  • 200 gms Paneer – cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 5 tbsp Powdered Sugar (you can add more if you like it sweeter)
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 20 to 25 Saffron Strands


  1. In a mixture jar add the paneer cubes, milk, powdered sugar and cardamom powder.
  2. Blend it all together and blend it into a smooth paste.
  3. Take a container and apply some clarified butter/ghee.
  4. Add the blended paneer and sprinkle some saffron strands over it.
  5. Cover and steam it in a container for 20 to 25 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Insert a knife to see if it is done or not. If the knife comes out clean then it is done. Once done cool it completely.
  7. Refrigerate it for 30 minutes for it to become a little firm. After 30 minutes take it out of the refrigerator.
  8. Place a plate on the container and flip it upside down. Now turn it again so that the right side faces up.
  9. Cut it into squares or as you desire and serve.
  10. Your steamed Shondesh is now ready to serve.
  11. Enjoy your festive season with this super easy and delicious recipe.Bhapa Shondesh (steamed sandesh) Image

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