Homemade Rasgullas


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Homemade Rasgullas recipe - How to make Homemade Rasgullas



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1 1/2 kgs paneer (cottage cheese)
10 gms plain flour (maida)
10 gms sugar
4 drops rose essence
20 gms candied peel, broken into 1/4" pieces
10 gms cardamoms , peeled and separated
1 kg sugar dissolved in
6 cups water
250 ml water
  1. Knead the chhana into a pliable dough, adding the 4 drops of rose essence and plain flour.
  2. When chhana leaves the sides of the dish, add sugar and knead lightly.
  3. Divide the paneer mixture in 35 pieces.
  4. Insert a piece of palm candy and a cardamom seed into the centre of each piece and roll in the palms to form balls.
  5. Heat sugar syrup till it comes to the boil.
  6. Add the chhana balls to the syrup ensuring that they do not touch each other.
  7. Continue cooking for about 20 minutes, adding some hot water from time to time to present the sugar syrup from becoming too thick.
  8. Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
  9. Transfer to bowl and serve with the syrup.
  10. Keeps for a couple of days in the refrigerator.

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This recipe was contributed by Rehana Khambaty on 23 Jul 2012
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