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RECIPE:
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]

Ingredients
  • 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)

Method:

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.


Sudha Gupta lives in Fremont, Calif.



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