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rasgulla or rossogulla

…durga puja special recipe…

rasgulla or rossogulla

No it is not a cheese balls dipped in sugary syrup but it is the old sweet everyone’s favorite  rossogulla or rasgulla, which wins millions of hearts across the world. No translation please ! Read here for a sweet and short story on rasgulla.


a pot ful of deliciousness rasgulla / rosogolla

But how to make rasgulla at home ? This question has perhaps intrigued us most, so here we present a step-by-step procedure of making rosogolla or rasgulla


Milk: 1 l
Lemon juice: 3-4 tbsp
Sugar: 1 cup
Water: 1 cup

Method to prepare:

How to prepare fresh home made chana:

Bring the milk to the first boil and then add juice of one lemon or 1tbsp white vinegar (citric acid) or 1tbsp sour curd. Wait for sometime and observes that milk starts curdling.

making _rasgulla

milk starts curdling

Once the milk curdles, separate it from the whey (that is draining the liquid).

making _rasgulla_1

separating chenna from the whey

Put the channa or cottage cheese in a muslin cloth (pure cotton handkerchiefs will do), tied it well and keep it in dry place for sometime (about an hour) to settle.

making _rasgulla_2

put chenna in muslin cloth or any clean cotton cloth

Knead the channa or cottage cheese for at least 10-15 minutes till it become smooth.


chenna for rasgulla

Make small balls from the dough and keep aside. Ensure the balls do not have any crack in them.


make small balls from chenna for rasgulla


rasgulla - ensure balls should not have any crack

Now combine sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to boil.  Make a syrup of one string consistency. Add the balls in the syrup and boil it for around 10-15 minutes with the lid partially covering the vessel.


rasgulla in the making

Serve the rossogulla hot or chilled as prefered.


rossogulla just hot off the stove

A note: Rossogulla can be made only from cow’s milk as buffalo’s milk contain more fats,  so crack appears while making rossogulla from milk other than that of cows.

Ensure rossogulla or rasgulla should be spongy.


spongy rasgulla

Sharing this delicious bowl of rasgulla with the event: MMK Indian mithai mela by kalyani.

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