Kesar Sandesh Bhog

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Saffron flavoured sandesh stuffed with chopped nuts.

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Preparation Time :    Cooking Time :  Nil.  & nbsp Makes 10 pieces.
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1 recipe Sandesh
10 to 12 saffron (kesar) strands, dissolved in 2 tbsp milk
a few drops saffron food colour
saffron (kesar) strands for garnishing

To be mixed into a stuffing
2 tbsp chopped pistachios
2 tbsp chopped almonds (badam)
1 tsp sugar
a few saffron (kesar) strands
a pinch cinnamon (dalchini) powder

  1. Divide the stuffing into 10 equal parts. Keep aside.
  2. Mix together the sandesh, saffron liquid and saffron food colour and divide into 10 equal parts.
  3. Roll out each portion into a circle of 50 mm. (2") diameter and place one portion of the stuffing in the centre.
  4. Seal the stuffing in the dough by bringing the sides together in the centre and roll gently to ensure there are no cracks on the surface.
  5. Make slits on the upper surface of the sandesh bhog as shown in the above picture.
  6. Repeat to make 9 more pieces.
  7. Serve chilled.

  2. After step 4, shape the stuffed sandesh into triangles and garnish them with saffron strands.

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 on 18 Sep 12 12:24 PM