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Orange Sandesh

Orange sondesh or sandesh is a sweet bengali delicacy that will, surely make it me hungry anytime. Its very rich, healthy and light dish which made by cow's milk curdle.  

Course Sweets
Cuisine West Bengal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 2 Cups Chenna/ Crumbled Paneer
  • 4 Tbsps. Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cardamom Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Orange Juice or Flavor

For Stuffing

  • 2 Oranges, Pulp
  • 1 Tbsp. Sugar, Powdered
  • 1 Tsp. Orange Juice
  • 1 Tsp. Chenna/ Cheese


  1. Boil the milk and add vinegar or lemon juice in boiled milk, when curdle starts, strain the milk in muslin clothe and wash under a running water to discard the lemon taste. Keep aside this fresh milk chenna or cheese to cool.

  2. Transfer the chenna into plate, add cardamom, sugar and orange flavor or juice and knead it till the mixture becomes smooth. Add a tsp of juice if required.

  3. Divide the dough into equal portions and keep aside. 

  4. Heat the orange pulp in non-stick pan till it dries, add sugar and chenna and gently toss them in it. Cool and keep aside.

  5. Take a portion of chenna and stuffed with tbsp stuffing and bind it as round shape.

  6. Repeat the same process with remaining portions. Keep in freeze for atleast one hour and served chilled.