- Yield: 4
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 50 minutes
- Calories: 1660 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 224.1 g
- Cholesterol Content: 217 mg
- Fat Content: 60.15 g
- Fiber Content: 0.1 g
- Protein Content: 61.05 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 32.637 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 1924 mg
- Sugar Content: 216.29 g
- Trans Fat Content: 0 g
Cham Cham is a traditional Bengali sweet recipe which is made from fresh Paneer (Chena). Cham Cham is cooked in a sugar syrup and stuffed with delicious fresh cream. You can give a twist to this recipe by adding your different variations to make it. Cham Cham is a very light recipe which is usually used as a Prasad in Durga Puja and made on festivals like, Diwali, Holi and other special occasions. Here is the complete method to make it at home and enjoy with family and friends.
Ingredients of Cham Cham Recipe
- Paneer (Cottage cheese) - 500 gm
- Water - 4 Cups
- Sugar - 2 Cups
- Rose water - 2 Teaspoons
- Fresh cream - 200 gm
- A pinch of saffron strands
- Cardamom powder - ¼ Teaspoon
How to Make Cham Cham
Step 1: Add Paneer in a bowl and knead and mashed it well till it becomes smooth.
Step 2: In a pan, add water and sugar to it and make sugar syrup.
Step 3: Now, make small balls from the mashed paneer and make oval-shaped balls from the dough. Repeat the procedure for all paneer balls.
Step 4: Then, Put these paneer balls in a sugar syrup and place the pan on MEDIUM flame for 5-6 minutes and cover the pan.
Step 5: Turn the side of cham cham and again cook for another 10 minutes.
Step 6: When cham cham looks sponge turns off the flame and remove it from the flame.
Step 7: Remove cham cham from the syrup and keep aside.
Step 8: Sprinkle rose water and saffron strands on cham cham and place it in a refrigerator to cool.
Step 9: When cham cham becomes cool, add one teaspoon fresh cream on it and serve cold.