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Pista Sandesh is a popular and traditional Bengali sweet often made during festivals or special occasions. Made with paneer and sugar, it is light, creamy and delicious.  This recipe is an excellent variation to the creamy Sandesh or Shondesh with a touch of pista flavor. Pista Sandesh is one of the best Indian condiments and a sweet dish that will surely increases your sweet tooth to eat more.

India is a land of diversities, which is well portrayed in its culture and cuisine. A land where taste changes at every 100 kms. Hence, it has a wide spectrum of food. Here we bring you an authentic Pista Sandesh Recipe from India that’s not only quick but, can be easily made at home! Trying this Pista Sandesh recipe at home is an easy way to get a delicious meal. 

Paneer is a type of soft, crumbly cheese native to India. It is one of the most common cheeses used in Indian cuisine, and it has a simple, fresh, versatile flavor which makes it highly useful in an assortment of recipes. The cheese is traditionally made with cow’s milk, and it is readily available in many Indian markets. It is also very easy to make paneer at home. Paneer is also considered to be a fresh cheese, and it is never aged. Some of the Panner dishes are here : Paneer Butter Masala, Chilli Paneer, Palak Paneer, Mattar Paneer, Kadai Paneer, Paneer Tikka Masala

Pista is a dry fruit which is also famous as Pistachio. It is an amazing dry fruit which can add multiple benefits to your health if taken on regular basis in the diet. It belongs to the cashew family (Anacardiaceae family) and was originated in the Central Asia and Middle East. Pistachios are the wonderful dry fruits loaded with the lots of nutrients required for the healthy growth and development of the body. Adding some pistachios to the daily diet is the symbol of wellness of health. It is very delicious, soft and nutritious fruit can be easily liked by anyone, so do not become late to add it to your diet. We have many different Pista dishes varieties, most famous of them Choco Pisto Cookies, Kaju And Pista Rolls, Pista Kulfi ….

 Cooking Tips:

  • You can also use any molds of your choice. Or you can also use cookie cutter to create exciting shapes.
  • If you want to store the sandesh/fudge in two layers, spread a butter paper between two layers. Thus, they will not stick to each other and will be easier to handle later.
  • Keep checking the pistachios while grounding, take care not to over grind otherwise nuts will release its own oil which will turn it into a paste.

Health Benefits:

  • Pista strengthens the nerves of the heart thus makes the heart stronger.
  • Pista enhances the blood flow through the body by increasing the carrying oxygen capacity of the blood.
  • Paneer is a great source of potassium which is a fluid-balancing substance in our body.
  • Paneer is a high protein food having high level of calcium and phosphorus which helps in building strong bones and teeth.

Pista Sandesh is a Bengali sweet to win man’s heart through his stomach!!! Eat, Love & Enjoy! Repeat!!!

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