Chum Chum Recipe

Here is an easy chum chum recipe. Chum chum is a Bengali delight. But it is everybody’s favourite dessert. Learn how to make chum chum.

250 gms cottage cheese (paneer)
2 tblsp refined flour (maida)
1 cup sugar (cheeni)
1 cup water
2 – 3 drop lemon colour
100 gms condensed milk (unsweetened)
1/4 tsp green cardamom (chhoti elaichi) powder
few saffron (kesar) strands

How to make chum chum:

  • Melt sugar in water and heat up to make a thin syrup.
  • Knead the paneer with flour and shape into oval shaped fingers, mix in them to the sugar syrup and boil for eight minutes.
  • Take off from heat up and mix in lemon color to the syrup. Cool for a while and take off the chum-chums from the syrup.
  • Mix in saffron and cardamom powder to sugarless, creamy, condensed milk. spread this on each piece and serve cold.