indian recipes

Diwali Recipe : Sandesh Diyas


1 litre milk
1/2 cup curds
2 slices well drained canned pineapple slices
3 tbsp. Sugar

Method :

Heat milk till it starts to boil. 
Beat curds, add, stir till curdled. 
Add more curds if required. 
Take off fire, pour into a colander, lined with a muslin cloth. 
Hold cloth securely, was contents of soft cheese with running water. 
Press out excess water gently. 
Transfer soft cheese into a pan. 
Add sugar, heat very lightly, till sugar melts. 
Take off fire, cool till warm. 
Run in a mixie till mixture is very smooth. 
Take into a plate. 
Run drained pineapple pieces also, till well crushed. 
Press out excess liquid, add to plate. 
Mix well, chill till stiff, shape into solid diya shapes. 
Use a hollow mould if required. 
Paint to highlight with foodcolour if desired. 
Chill very well, store in lidded container in refrigerator.