Rasagulla Recipe (Indian Cottage Cheese Dessert)

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Rasagulla (Indian Cottage Cheese Ball dipped in Sugar syrup), It is a famous East India Sweet or dessert. People usually make this sweet on special occasions like Navaratri festival and offered as Naivedyam to Goddess Lakshmi. Home made tastes always better than store bought.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Served As: Desserts, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 5

Ingredients
 

  • 1 ltr Cow Milk full fat â
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice â
  • 1 cup Sugar â
  • 1 tsp Corn Starch â
  • 1 tbsp Rose Water â
  • 3 cup Water to make sugar syrup â
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Instructions
 

  • Get the ingredients ready. Take 1 litre of milk in a thick bottomed pan. Stir at regular intervals and get the milk to boil. Add lemon juice 1 tbsp at a time, stir well. Add more lemon juice until the milk curdles completely.
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  • Drain the curdled milk in cheese cloth / Hand Kerchief. Pour water and clean the paneer, as it has lemon juice in it. Clean at least twice, to get rid of lemon flavor. Squeeze and remove the extra water from paneer.
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  • Hang for 30 mins to drain the water completely from paneer. After 30 mins, take out the paneer. Transfer the paneer to a mixing bowl. Knead the paneer and add corn starch to it.
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  • Knead at least for 10 mins and make a smooth dough out of it. Make a small lemon ball and keep it aside.
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  • Take sugar and water in a pan, boil the syrup for about 10 mins in medium flame. Drop the paneer balls into boiling sugar syrup. Now cover the pan, allow it to cook for about 15 mins. After 15 mins balls would have become double the size.
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  • Keep aside and allow to cool down at room temperature. Store it in a container and refrigerate as well. Serve yummy Rasagulla dessert with some saffron strands on top.
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Malini Vivekananthan
Malini Vivekananthan

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