Chum Chum Recipe

Chum Chum Recipe

Cuisine: Bengali

Chum Chum Recipe: Chum Chum is a traditional Bengali sweet made with paneer (chhena), shaped into cylindrical pieces, cooked in sugar syrup, and sometimes filled with khoya.


  • 1 cup water

  • 2 -3 drops lemon colour

  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder

  • a few strands saffron

  • 250 gms cottage cheese (paneer)

  • 2 tblsp refined flour (maida)

  • 100 gms condensed milk (unsweetened)

  • 1 cup sugar


  • Melt sugar in water and heat up to make a thin syrup.
  • Knead paneer with flour and shape into oval shaped,
  • Mix in them to the sugar syrup and boil for eight minutes.
  • Take off from heat up and mix in lemon color to the syrup.
  • Cool for a while and take off the chum-chums from the syrup.
  • Mix in saffron and cardamom powder to sugarless, creamy, condensed milk.
  • Spread this on each piece and serve.

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