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Sandesh_(sweet)

Sandesh (sweet)

Sandesh (সন্দেশ, Hindi: संदेश) is a sweet that is made in West Bengal state of India and in Bangladesh. It is somewhat comparable to a Peda . It is created with coconut and sugar Some recipes of Sandesh call for the use of chhana (curdled milk) or paneer instead of coconut Some people in the region of Dhaka call it pranahara (literally, heart 'stealer') which is a softer kind of sandesh, made with mawa and the essence of curd Sandesh is also mentioned in the Bollywood film 'Devdas' (2002) where both Hindustani and Bengali cultures were portrayed.

References

- Recipe (about.com)

- Recipe (Hindustan link)

- Banglapedia article on sweetmeats

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