Rasgullas

Rasgullas

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"If you are intimidated by the idea of making rasgullas at home, please do not be any longer. I was too, until one day I tried it and realized I was worried for no reason all these years. They are quite easy and super quick to make. Give these a try."

Ingredients

1 h 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 134 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 32 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a heavy-bottomed pan till it starts foaming; immediately add the lime juice and stir. It will curdle right away. You should see the milk solids (chenna) separate from the whey. Pour into a colander lined with cheesecloth; rinse the chenna with cold water to get rid of the lime juice. Allow the water to drain completely.
  2. Gather the muslin cloth edges like a parcel and express as much water as possible; what you now have is soft paneer. Turn the paneer onto a rolling mat or other smooth surface. Knead the paneer well to make a smooth paste. Roll into a ball and divide into 20 equal portions.
  3. Bring the water to a boil in a pressure cooker; stir the sugar into the boiling water until dissolved.
  4. Roll each portion of paneer into a smooth ball between your palms, making sure there are no cracks; gently drop the balls into the hot syrup. Secure the lid onto the pressure cooker and bring to pressure. Reduce heat to medium-low and pressure cook for 6 minutes.
  5. Release the pressure from the cooker while running under water; remove the lid. The rasgullas should be floating on the syrup and have expanded 2 or 3 times in size. Pour the rasgullas and syrup into a bowl. Gently stir the cardamom into the mixture. Refrigerate to chill completely before serving cold.
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I am a Bengali woman and we are famous for our Rusgullahs. It is my favorite desert ever. One thing you can do is instead of using lime juice you can use 2-3 tablespoons white vinegar to creat...

A fine dessert for an Indian meal. I made 3 different syrups for 1 batch of rasgullas: Cardamom (per recipe), Rose, & Saffron. Exotic, heavenly!

I have not tried this recipe yet but judging from the other comments they should be good! i am going to make it today for iftar! i am literally drooling right now!