The state of West Bengal in India is famous for it’s milk sweets like Rasgulla and Sandesh. Yet another popular Bengali sweet is Chum Chum which is very similar to rasgulla in texture except that it is stuffed and is oval in shape. The basic process of making both the sweet is same. You first boil the milk, then curdle it using lemon juice or vinegar. Once the milk curdles you drain the water , what you have now it called the “chena” or “paneer”. You then mash the chena till it’s all smooth, this is the most crucial step. Mash for good 7-8 minutes till chena is really smooth and then you cook the chum chum in sugar syrup.