Smooth, silky and full of protein
Smooth, silky and full of protein

If weather reports are to be believed the next three days are going to hotter than ever before.You’re not going to want to step out of the house, eat anything that’s full of spice and temper’s are going to be flying high. Need a quick cool down recipe…here’s one.

It’s the simplest form of a dessert and super, super quick to make. All you need is cottage cheese (which can be bough ready-made or follow the recipe below, chocolate powder or a fruit of your choice and sugar! Plus you can use all those pent-up emotions to mash the cottage cheese into a smooth consistency :)

Time taken: 30 minutes

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Skill level: Child-friendly

Serves: 2 adults

Equipment needed: Serving dish

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams paneer or cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup

Method:

1. Put the paneer in a bowl and mash it.

Mash the paneer really smooth for a super fine consistency
Mash the paneer really smooth for a super fine consistency

2. Add powdered sugar to it and mix well.
3. Divide the paneer into 2 portions. Add cocoa powder to 1 portion and mix it well.

Add the chocolate power to make a chocolate sandesh However you can also add fruit to make a fruity sandesh. Orange works really well.
Add the chocolate power to make a chocolate sandesh However you can also add fruit to make a fruity sandesh. Orange works really well.

4. Evenly spread 1 portion of the sweetened paneer in a container.
5. Add a layer of chocolate paneer above it.
6. Press it down to spread it evenly over the white layer.

Since I'm making a chocolate sandesh Ive used chocolate sauce, however if you making a fruit sandesh, need to dress the top with peeled segments of the fruit
Since I’m making a chocolate sandesh I’ve used chocolate sauce, however if you making a fruit sandesh, need to dress the top with peeled segments of the fruit

7. Pour chocolate syrup on the chocolate paneer and spread it evenly.
8. Sprinkle cocoa powder over the top. You can also add dry fruits like sliced almonds if you wish.
9. Let the mixture set in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours.
10. Cut the chocolate sandesh into small pieces and serve cold.

Delicious cold!
Delicious cold! And will go down really quick, both with kids and adults. 

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