Chhenapoda | How to make Chhenapoda

By Pranati NATH  |  24th Aug 2015  |  
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About Chhenapoda Recipe

Chhena poda (cheesecake) a delicious authentic sweet of Odisha.

Chhenapoda is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Chhenapoda by Pranati NATH is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Chhenapoda is a dish which comes from Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Chhenapoda takes few minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Chhenapoda make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Chhenapoda will be the best option for you. The flavor of Chhenapoda is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chhenapoda at your weekends and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Chhenapoda

  • To make chenna/ cheese
  • Whole Milk- 2 litre
  • vinegar or lemon juice- ĵ cup
  • Cheese cloth (to filter the cheese/ home
  • semolina/ sooji- 2tblsp
  • sugar- 1.5 cups
  • cardamom powder- 1 tsp
  • Handful of cashews & raisins
  • Ghee/ butter- 2 tblsp

How to make Chhenapoda

  1. Boil the milk in a heavy bottom pan. When it starts boiling add the lemon juice/ vinegar. When the milk curdles the cheese will separate from the whey.
  2. Hang the cheese for at least 1 hour till the whey is drained. Pre heat the oven to 350 degree F. Grease the baking dish. Fry the raisin & cashews in ghee.
  3. Now transfer the cheese to a bowl. Rub it & mash well for 3-4 mins. Now add semolina, sugar, cardamom powder & knead well for 5-7 mins.
  4. Add the fried cashews & raisins to it. Add 1tblsp ghee to it & again mix well. Now make the sugar caramel.
  5. For this add 1tblsp butter to a heated pan. Now add ½ cup of sugar to it. When the sugar starts melting and turns red, pour the caramel sauce to grease pan
  6. Now spread the cheese mixture on the baking tray. Now cover it with a aluminium foil. & make the slits on the foil with a knife
  7. Bake for 30-40 mins until a toothpick insert in the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven & let it sit for 45 mins outside before savor it.

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