Chenna Payesh

Chhena Payesh

Chhena Payesh

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Makes 4 servings

250 gms paneer (cottage cheese) , crumbles
60 gms sugar
100 ml water
1 ltr milk
10 gms pistachios , chopped
10 gms raisins (kismis) , soaked
2/3 drops rose water
a few rose petals

Combine the sugar and water in a pan and bring to boil till the syrup becomes thick.
Place the paneer in a large bowl and pour hot syrup into it a little at a time blending thoroughly after each addition. Continue until all the syrup is used.
Cover the bowl and set aside.
Boil the milk in a deep pan until reduced to half.
Cool the milk till just warm.
Add the milk a little at a time to the paneer syrup mixture, stirring vigorously all the time, until all the milk is mixed in with the paneer.
Pour into a suitable sized serving bowl.
Garnish with pistachios, raisins and rose petals.
Sprinkle some rose water and refrigerate to chill.
Serve chilled.

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