Sandesh Diyas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 litre - milk
  • 1/2 cup - curd
  • 2 slices - well drained canned pineapple slices
  • 3 tbsp - sugar

How to Make Sandesh Diyas

  • Boil milk and add the beaten curds.
  • When the milk curdles remove from fire and sieve through a muslin cloth.
  • Hold cloth securely, wash it in running water.
  • Press out excess water gently.
  • Transfer soft cheese into a pan.
  • Add sugar, heat very lightly, till sugar melts.
  • Take off fire, cool for a while.
  • Grind this in a mixer till it turns smooth.
  • Transfer into a plate.
  • Grind coarsely drained pineapple pieces.
  • Press out excess liquid and add to the soft cheese.
  • Mix well, chill till stiff, shape into solid diya shapes.
  • Use a hollow mould if required.
  • Paint to highlight with food colour if desired.
  • Chill well, store in closed container in refrigerator.