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Total Time:
1 day
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 gallon - milk
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 6 cups - water
  • 5-6 - cardamoms
  • Some dry, shredded coconut

How to Make Chumchum

  • Make paneer out of milk. Let it drain in a muslin cloth for about 6 hours to get rid of all the water.
  • Boil sugar with water. Add whole cardamoms to it.
  • Make oval shapes (about 2" long) with the paneer.
  • When the water boils, drop the paneer into it, one by one.
  • Boil them uncovered for about 25 to 30 minutes. Let them cool down overnight.
  • In the morning, take them out of the sugar syrup, put them on the rack.
  • Roll them in dried, powdered coconut and serve chilled, adding a few rose petals as a garnish.