Surprise Sandesh from Soymilk

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 litre - plain soya milk
  • 8 to 10 - strawberries, washed, chopped
  • 1 cup - fresh curds
  • 1/2 - lemon juice, extracted
  • 1 glass - chilled water
  • 2 tbsp - sugar
  • 4 to 5 drops - vanilla essence

How to Make Surprise Sandesh from Soymilk

  • Put strawberries in a pan, sprinkle 1 tsp sugar over it.
  • Heat on medium, till sugar melts, and strawberries become mushy.
  • Take off fire, drain in colander, allow to cool while draining.
  • Dilute lemon juice in half glass water.
  • When milk boils, add curds and mix gently to curdle.
  • Once curdling starts, add lemon juice, to curdle completely.
  • When whey becomes transparent, take off fire, add a glass of chilled water.
  • Drain through a muslin cloth, to collect residue of chenna.
  • Holding like a pouch under running tap water, cool and wash chenna.
  • Press out gently to remove excess water.
  • Return chenna to vessel, add remaining sugar.
  • Heat gently, stirring continuously, till sugar melts.
  • This will hardly take two minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Run this sweet chenna in mixie till very smooth.
  • Transfer strawberries to a mixie, add essence.
  • Run till finely crushed but not pasty.
  • Add to chenna, mix very well with hands, till blended.
  • Spread on a plate, transfer to refrigerator to chill and set.
  • When it become a little firm, use to put into moulds.
  • Press portions into desired moulds, or smoothen into a tray.
  • Allow to set fully like a soft cheesecake.
  • Cut and serve chilled.