Orange Sandesh

Orange Sandesh

Prep: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cook: 5 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Mithai

Type: Bengali

Bengalis make sandesh in different flavours and this is one of them


  • Orange filling
  • Orange segments 12
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Sandesh
  • Low fat cottage cheese (paneer), crumbled ¾ cup
  • Low fat mawa/khoya crumbled 3 tbsps
  • Powdered sugar 2 tbsps
  • Ghee ¼ tsp


  • To make orange filling, heat sugar in non-stick pan till it melts. Add orange segments and toss them gently, making sure that the segments do not break.
  • To make sandesh, mix cottage cheese, mawa, powdered sugar and ghee in a bowl and mix. Add 2 tbsps water and knead till the mixture becomes smooth. Add a little more water if required.
  • Divide this into 24 equal balls and press them lightly.
  • Place 1 orange segment on half the portions and cover each with another of the remaining portions.
  • Seal the edges of the 2 sandesh properly so that the orange is sandwiched between them.
  • Keep these sandwiched sandesh on a serving plate and keep the plate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Serve chilled.