Cham Cham

ham Cham or Chom Chom is a popular Bengali sweet recipe. Apart from Rosogullas and Sandesh, Cham Cham is another Bengali delicacy you can afford to miss on. They are prepared on festive occasions like Diwali, Holi and Durga Puja. It comes in various flavors and colors. Our refrigerators are flooded with market-bought sweets during the festive season, but some people prefer the homemade ones. Nothing beats the homemade sweets prepared with utmost love and devotion. Also, you don’t need to worry about the hygiene and the quality of ingredients used to prepare them. All you need to do is follow the recipe carefully. The ingredients used in these sweets are milk, lemon juice, khoya, water, sugar, green cardamom powder, almonds, and pistachios. It is a great option to gift this Diwali to your friends and relatives. They will be delighted to have these tasty delicacies. Kids, in particular love these treats. You can put one or two pieces of these sweets in their tiffin and surprise them. Serve it at kitty parties, game nights and potlucks. So, what are you waiting for? Try this recipe and earn compliments for your amazing culinary skills. Enjoy it with your loved ones.



  • Step 1

    To prepare this dessert recipe, start by preparing the chenna. In a large container, boil the milk over a medium flame. Add the lemon juice and let the milk curdle. Once done, keep the milk aside.

  • Step 2

    Pour this milk in a muslin cloth and rinse it under running water. Then, squeeze out the excess water from it.

  • Step 3

    Hang the muslin cloth for about an hour. Knead the chenna well and then make oval-shaped balls out of this chenna.

  • Step 4

    Next, prepare the sugar syrup boiling sugar and water together until they achieve a little thick consistency.

  • Step 5

    Add the chenna balls to the sugar syrup and let them soak it. Simmer for a few minutes.

  • Step 6

    Meanwhile, prepare the khoya stuffing. In a bowl, mix together the khoya, crushed pistachios, and cardamom powder.

  • Step 7

    When the syrup has cooled down a bit, remove the cham chams and place them on a plate.

  • Step 8

    Remove the chenna balls from the sugar syrup after some time and place them in a plate.

  • Step 9

    Slit them from between and put the khoya stuffing inside them. Garnish with chopped pistachios and almonds and serve.


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