Chena Murki Recipe

Chena Murki Recipe
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Chena Murki is a sugar-coated Bengali sweet in the shape of cubes made piquant by the drizzle of rose essence. A loved and popular sweet, this is a must try.
Chena Murki Recipe
Rating 6.1 / 10 (24 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 750 gm Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
  • 500 gm Ghee
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 litre Water
  • 1/4 tsp Black Cardamom Powder (optional)
  • 10-20 drops Rose Essence (optional)
How to make Chena Murki:
  • Firstly, cut paneer into very small pieces.
  • Then heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel and fry the paneer till light golden in color. Take the pieces out of the vessel and put off the flame.
  • Now make thin sugar syrup by mixing sugar and water in another vessel. Cook until the mixture thickens.
  • Add cardamom powder, or rose essence, to the sugar syrup and put off the flame.
  • Immerse paneer pieces in the syrup. Mix well so that all the paneer pieces get properly coated with sugar. Allow it to cool.
  • Chena Murki is ready.