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Rasabali, Dessert From Odisha

5 from 2 votes

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.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Served AsBrunch
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 10


  • 2 liter Milk Full toned
  • 2 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Semolina
  • 2 tsp 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: 151 kcal | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 25 mg | Sodium: 79 mg | Potassium: 315 mg | Fiber: 0.1 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin A: 334 IU | Vitamin C: 0.04 mg | Calcium: 255 mg | Iron: 0.1 mg

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