Healthy Sweet Treat: Gulab Sandesh Cake
Grandma’s favorite, a cake that’s delicious yet healthy from the kitchen of Sudha Gupta.
(Above): Kadhai Paneer [SILICONEER photo]
- For paneer
- Medium size box of Half and half milk
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- For sandesh
- 3/4 cup sugar
- Pinch of saffron
- 1 tsp cardamom powder
- 1 tsp rose water (available in Indian store)
- 1 tsp clarified butter (ghee)
- For decoration
- 1 red rose
- 1 yellow rose (optional)
- 4-5 small toys (optional)e)
Boil milk in a pan. When milk reaches boiling, add lemon juice and stir well. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
Sieve the mixture using a porous thin cloth. Drain water completely, leaving only the paneer.
Pour the paneer in a pan and add sugar. Mix well and cook for about ten minutes in medium heat. Add saffron, cardamom powder and rose water. Mix well.
Grease a plate with 1 tea spoon ghee, add the paneer mix on it shaping it like a round cake. Refrigerate for an hour and decorate with rose leaves and toys.