Pista Sandesh Recipe

Here is an authentic pista sandesh recipes from the state of West Bengal in India. This recipe is quite easy to make at home.

1/2 cup castor sugar
12 tblsp pistachios (powdered)
1 litre cows milk
10 pistachios
1/4 tsp citric acid

How to make pista sandesh :

  • Boil the milk.
  • Mix citric acid in water and gradually mix in it to milk till the milk curdles.
  • Strain the paneer through a clean cloth and cool.
  • Squeeze out the excess water.
  • In a pot roast the paneer and sugar lightly for four to five minutes.
  • The paneer should not change the colour.
  • Grind this mixture in a mixie till it is soft and light (without adding water).
  • Mix in powdered pistachios to paneer-sugar mixture.
  • Divide into small portions and shape into round balls.
  • Decorate with whole pistachios and serve.