Cham Cham or Chum chum is a traditional Bengali sweet which is popular all over India, Pakistan and other countries too. These days, it’s available in different colors as pink, white, yellow and with different variation or flavors as pistachios, almonds, creamy and more. It’s a paneer based recipe which coated with coconut powder and garnish with pistachios and almonds flakes.
For this Dec month, we choose chum chum as Indian sweet under Sweet Fantasy Club Series # 3 series, hope my readers will like it and share views about this recipe under comment section.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes
Category: Indian Sweet
2 Cup Chenna/ Homemade Cottage Cheese
2 Cup Sugar
5 Cup Water
Cardamom Powder, for garnishing
Pistachios, chopped for garnishing
Tutti Fruitti, for garnishing
First prepare homemade paneer or cheena, check how to prepare homemade paneer.
Keep the paneer on plate and knead it for 5-7 minutes until to smooth and firm dough. If paneer look dried, then add half teaspoon of milk.
Divide the paneer dough into equal eight portions and roll each portion into flat oval shaped balls and keep aside.
For sugar syrup, you have to add 2 cup sugar and 5 cup of water in pressure cooker. Cook on high flame till to sugar dissolve completely.
Add paneer balls and cover with lid. Cook the paneer balls in pressure cooker until to one whistle, and reduce the flame.
Cook the balls for 7-8 minutes on simmer flame and remove from the stove. Place the ready chum chum into separate bowl to cool.
Remove the chum chums from the syrup and cut into centre to fill stuffing of nuts or mawa if you preferred.
Roll each chum chum into coconut powder and garnish with cardamom powder, tutti fruity and pistachios halves. Serve chilled.
You can add mawa with chopped nuts as filling in centre of chum chum.
You can sprinkle little rabri on the top of chum chum as garnishing for more variation.
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