Chom Chom Sweets

Updated: Sep 29, 2020

This Chom Chom Sweet recipe is almost as good as the Porabari'r Chom Chom if not better!


5 ½ cups whole milk

4 tbsp vinegar + ¼ cup water

2 tsp semolina/suji

Pinch of baking powder

2 ½ cups of sugar

2 green cardamom


1. Bring the milk to boil. After the first boil turns off the heat then add vinegar mix (4 tbsp vinegar+ ¼ cup water).

2. Set a cheesecloth on a sieve and pour the curdled milk onto the cloth, wash it under running water and press the chenna gently to remove the excess water completely.

3. Bring the chenna to a bowl. Add semolina (suji), a pinch of baking powder and knead for 5-6 minutes until the mixture is smooth.

4. Heat 4 cups of water and add 2½ cups of sugar. Let boil

5. Now form small sized balls from the dough and make 12-14 oval-shaped balls.

6. When the sugar syrup begins to boil, add chom chom, 2 green cardamoms and boil them for 20 minutes over high heat.

7. After 20 minutes start adding 1 cup of water every hour for 3 hours over med heat.

8. When the desired color of the sweets is reached, take it off the heat. Store the sweets along with the sugar syrup.

9. Enjoy!