India is a country of sweets, and
Indians, if they can afford, would like to have sweets with almost every
meal. Each region in India boasts of has its own speciality be it food or
sweets. Rasgulla is primarily a dish from the West Bengal, where it is
popularly known as Roshogolla. This is a classic and very popular Indian
sweet from Bengal made for special occasions and usually served cold. This
is a very sweet dessert. This delicious Rasgulla will There are softer
versions, more creamish in colour than white, and are very spongy which will
simply melt in your mouth. These are available at popular sweet shops, while
they can also be made at home if desired. We give you guide to make this
wonderful sweet dish.
Variants of it can be found in Delhi,
1. Heat milk in a pan and bring it to boil. Remove from heat.
2. Add citric acid or lemon juice.
3. Stir slowly and gently until white curd forms on the surface
and separates from whey.
4. On straining this milk, the curd that is obtained is called "chenna".
Wash chenna well under cold running water and twist the cloth that was
used for straining to extract water.
5. Knead chenna to make a smooth dough. Add flour and knead
6. Make small balls of equal size (6-7) of the dough and keep
7. Next make sugar syrup. Mix sugar and water in a saucepan and
bring it to boil.
8. Add chenna balls to the syrup and cook for 15 minutes with
lid partially covered. Chenna dumplings will puff up.
9. On cooling, add rose essence.
Refrigerate and serve chilled.