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Swati Das Patnaik
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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Made with cottage cheese.

Recipe Tags

  • Durga Puja Recipe
  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Orissa
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1 litre full cream milk for chenna
  2. 1 litre milk for rabdi
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. oil as required
  5. Vinegar 3 tablespoon
  6. Cardamom 4-5 pods
  7. Pinch of Kesar
  8. Kaju, almonds as required


  1. For rabdi:
  2. Add milk to a heavy bottom pan and boil
  3. Add kesar and sugar when milk boils.
  4. Boil until the milk thickens and reduce to half quantity.
  5. Set this aside.
  6. For chhena:
  7. Boil milk.
  8. Add vinegar and stir until the milk curdles completely.
  9. Drain in muslin cloth.
  10. Squeeze of excess whey.
  11. Hang it for 30 minutes.
  12. Then knead chhena for 3 minutes.
  13. Make small small balls, flatten in your palm.
  14. Fry all flattened balls.
  15. Keep it aside.
  16. Bring 3 cups water to boil with one cup sugar.
  17. When the syrup begins to boil, add cardamom powder.
  18. Then add fried chhena balls cover the lid for 5 minutes.
  19. Take one by one and let them cool.
  20. Squeeze chhena balls in palm to remove the absorbed syrup.
  21. Add them to the rabdi.
  22. Add chopped almonds and cashew.

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Soumya Sucharita
Soumya Sucharita   Jan-19-2018

This is rasabali

Evelyn Shilpa
Evelyn Shilpa   Oct-12-2016

very nice

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