Cham Cham Recipe: Make This Bengali Mithai At Home

Shalini Thakur

Shalini Thakur
Nov 2022

2 min read
chamcham recipe

Cooking Time

70 minutes

  • Milk - 300 ml (for chenna)
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp
  • Stevia - 4 tsp
  • Kesar/Saffron - 8 - 10 strands
  • Milk - 200 ml (for mawa)
  • Coconut powder - 3 tsp
  • Dry fruit mix - 2 tsp (for garnishing)
  • What comes to your mind when you think of soft and spongy mithai that melts in your mouth? Rasgulla! Right? but how about trying the cham cham recipe, which is spongy like rasgulla from the outside and creamy from the inside? Today, On our festive menu we have a homemade cham cham recipe that will be far healthier than the packed one you find in the market. Serve this to your loved ones and be ready to receive all the compliments!

    This is how you can make a soft creamy delicious cham cham mithai without going to the market:

    How To Make Cham Cham At Home:


    • Firstly curdle milk, bring milk to a boil then reduce the flame and stir it continuously.
    • Now add a little lemon juice and keep stirring it.
    • Allow it to stand for curdling when it is done thoroughly.
    • Strain it using any clean cotton cloth and wash it with water.
    • Next tie and hang it tightly so that extra water can be drained.
    • Now mash it on the surface using your hand and convert it into dough.
    • Make small rasgulla balls out of it. You have your outer layer ready!


    • Boil 2 cups of water in a pan and stevia drops to it, when it comes to a boil add the balls to the liquid.
    • You can also add 4-5 strands of Kesar.
    • Once your rasgulla balls are soft and spongy enough. Keep them in another bowl.
    • Now take another pan and add 2 tsp stevia, 1 tbsp rose water, 2-3 Kesar strands with 2 cups of water, and bring it to boil.

    Mawa Stuffing 

    • Firstly, heat the milk in a pan, once it comes to a boil.
    • Reduce the flame and keep stirring it until the milk reduces to half.
    • Make sure to scrape the milk from the sides and let the milk cook on a slow flame for 8- 10 minutes.
    • Once the mawa or khoya is ready, keep it in the fridge for half an hour.


    • After you have the filling ready, take a knife and cut cham cham from between.
    • Now add the stuffing in between softly, so that it does not break.
    • Next on a plate take coconut powder and roll them over it.
    • Once they are nicely coated with coconut powder, garnish them with dry fruits.

    Homemade Cham Cham vs Market Mithai

    This homemade cham cham has very few calories as compared to packed market mithai. People mostly prefer to buy outside mithai. 

    cham cham recipe vs packed mithai
    Homemade vs Packed Mithai
    • This homemade mithai is good for diabetic patients as well as it does not contain any artificial sugar like market mithai.
    • While Indian mithai are full of flavor, as they are dipped in oil and desi ghee, which is not good for heart and sugar patients, therefore homemade mithai is a better and healthier choice. 

    Nutritional Value Of Cham Cham Recipe Per Serving

    NutrientsValue Per Serving
    Calories210 kcal
    Protein5.4 g
    Total Fat8.4 g

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