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Shor Bhaja / Sharbhaja - Indian Sweet Recipes

Course Desserts, Sweets
Cuisine Indian, West Bengal


  • Milk - 1 lt
  • Sugar - 250 gm
  • Water -150 ml
  • Ghee To Fry


  • In a pan heat water and sugar. Boil until it comes to single thread consistency. Remove from flame and set it aside.
  • In another pan bring milk to boil.
  • Keep on low flame and when the cream becomes a firm layer on top, push it to the edge of the pan.
  • Keep on doing this until the cream layer collected at the sides is dry.
  • Remove it and place it on a plate.
  • Keep on repeating this and placing the collected cream on top of the previous layer until the whole batch of milk is over.
  • Shape the cream into a square block.
  • Slice it into small squares.
  • Fry them until golden in ghee. Keep flame medium else the pieces will burn.
  • Remove them from ghee and add them to the syrup.
  • Let them soak for 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from the syrup, garnish with pistachios and serve.