Friday, 31 July 2015

Kolkatta's famous Jalbhora Talshansh Sandesh....

Kolkatta's famous Jalbhora Talshansh Sandesh....
This Sandesh was created by S.K. Modak around 1820, a very renowned sweet maker of that period. Jalbhora Sandesh is filled with liquid Date jaggary (Nuton Gur) in the Sandesh... Each bite you take is divine....

Ingredients
Paneer made from 2 litres full cream milk
4 tbsp to 6 tbsp Date jaggary (Nuton Gur) according to the  sweetness required.....
Liquid Date Gur made from 2 tbsp Date Jaggary and 2 tbsp water... Boil both the ingredients and the syrup is made.

Method
After making the paneer, drain the water out completely from the paneer. Knead the paneer for 5 to 7 minutes by mashing it with the palm very will... till the paneer becomes smooth and forms into a soft dough.Add paneer and jaggary in the pan. Keep stirring it on a low flame continuously till the jaggary has incorporated with the paneer and the mixture has dried up a bit. Take of the gas and while warm, put the mixture in the mould. While the filling is in the mould from the open end of the mould make a hole with your finger in the filling. Put the liquid jaggary into the hole. Cover the hole with more paneer mixture and fill the hole up. Decorate the Sandesh with pistachio powder and enjoy..