Rasgulla

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Rasgulla is a cheese-based, syrupy dessert popular in the India. particularly in the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal. The dish originated in Odisha centuries ago, while a whitish spongy variant (“Bengali Rasgulla”) became popular in Bengal in the 19th century. Rasgulla is made from ball shaped dumplings of chhena (an Indian cottage cheese) , cooked in light syrup made of sugar. This is done until the syrup permeates the dumplings.

Ingredients 

I ltr milk

1 lemon

For sugar syrup

1 cup Sugar

2 cup water

2-3 cardamom

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For Jaggery syrup

200 gm jaggery

3 cup water

2-3 cardamom

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Process 

  1. Boil milk, add lemon juice.
  2. Stir and in a minute or two you would find milk curdling.
  3. Strain the water from the solid.
  4. Wash under running tap so that all the acidic taste goes away.
  5. Remove in a plate .Knead the paneer/cheese with hands for 10 minutes to form a soft dough.
  6. Make round balls with the dough.

Syrup Process

  1. Mix 1 cup sugar 2 cup water in a pressure cooker and add crushed cardamom.Bring sugar syrup to boil.
  2. While sugar syrup boils, add cheese ball slowly one at a time.
  3. Cover tightly seal the steam.
  4. Over medium heat, cook for 8-10 minutes.
  5. let the pressure cooker cool before you open it Gently remove the rasgullas in a bowl with some syrup.
  6. Chill and serve 🙂

Jaggery Syrup Process

  1. Mix 3 cup water and 200 gm jaggery in a pressure cooker and add crushed cardamom.
  2. Bring syrup to boil.Add cheese ball slowly one at a time.Cover tightly to seal the steam.
  3. Over medium heat, cook for 8-10 minutes. let the pressure cooker cool before you open it.
  4. Gently remove the Rasgullas in a bowl with some syrup.Chill and serve 🙂

 

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