Rasabali (Traditional Dessert From Odisha)

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These soft delicious cheese bites are a traditional preparation from Kendrapada, Odisha. Though you can make them with paneer but home-made chenna results the best.
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Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Served As: Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 151 kcal
Servings 10


  • 2 liter Milk Full toned
  • 2 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Semolina
  • 2 tsp whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Oil for frying


  • Warm 1 liter milk ,once it comes to boiling point add vinegar and switch off the flame. Immediately the milk will start curdling. You will see in 2 minute the chena being separated from the whey.
  • In a white muslin cloth drain the water and hang the chenna for an hour so that the water drains out completely.
  • To get rid of vinegar smell you can cold bath the tied chenna once or twice before hanging it.
  • In the mean time start boiling one liter milk adding sugar to it till it reduced to almost half of the original quantity.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix. Remove from heat.
  • Now take the chenna, semolina ,wheat flour and knead it smoothly for 3 to 5 minute.
  • Now divide into 20 equal sized ball ,flatten each ball on your palm into a circular tikki shape.
  • Heat oil and deep fry them. Add fried cottage cheese into thick milk. Let it cool completely. Serve them with love .

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 334IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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