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Chum Chum

aditya28's picture
Chum chum is a very popular Bengali sweet. It is extensively used during diwali and other Indian festivals. It makes your celebration more delightful. Try and enjoy this chum chum recipe.
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon colour 5 Drop
  Lemon color 5 Drop
  Green cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1 Tablespoon
  Cottage cheese 500 Gram (Paneer)
  Refined flour 4 Tablespoon (Maida)
  Condensed milk 250 Gram (Unsweetened)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Point1-Melt sugar in water and heat up to make a thin syrup.
Point2-Knead the cottage cheese with flour and shape into oval shaped fingers, mix in them to the sugar syrup and boil for eight minutes.
Point3-Take off from heat up and mix in lemon color to the syrup.
Point4-Cool for a while and take off the chum-chums from the syrup.
Point5-Mix in saffron and cardamom powder to sugarless, creamy, condensed milk.
Spread this on each piece and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 305 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.5%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.5 mg4.5%

Sodium 199.1 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.29 g1.2%

Sugars 55.4 g

Protein 9 g17.4%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 3.2%

Calcium 12% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


nehapaul's picture
A great Bengali dessert.
aditya28's picture
Thanks a lot Neha.
aditya28's picture
Thanks a lot Neha.
Anonymous's picture
To me, chum chum is far better than rassogolla... but the process of making is almost the same, only the shape differs... am I right?
Anonymous's picture
A great Bengali sweet.
epicure's picture
I have tried making chum chum at home before. Somehow it turn out exactly as they are made in the sweet shops. This recipe instructions are very simple and so easy to follow. Inspired to give it a second time try with this recipe!
thot4food's picture
My mom makes yummy chumchums. will ask her to make some this year for Diwali
Anonymous's picture
Thanks foe sharing the recipe.....I was thinking of trying it for this Diwali.
Anonymous's picture
Thanks for the recipe!! Will surely try it out!!
Bhavani.J.Mistry's picture
I love chum chums and I now I even know hoe to make them! Sone pe suhagaa!
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bronzegoddess.bright's picture
Aiyo! I love love love this!!
syedh's picture
this is not real chom chom, real pora bari chom chom is dark brown and cover with brown burnt mawa. i am craving for that chom chom , do you have that pora bari chom chom recipe?
Chum Chum Recipe