Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake | How to make Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake

By Sai Priya  |  8th Mar 2017  |  
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About Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake Recipe

How many of us aware of this fact that the only Indian Cheesecake is made in Odisha! It’s not brought by any Roman from Greece rather a person named Sudarshan Sahu, the owner of a confectionery from Nayagad invented with his own Food-skills. It all happened when he was experimenting with the left-over Chenna mixing it with some sugar and spices. He left it in an Earthen-stove over-night that was still warm from earlier use. The next day, he was pleasantly surprised to find out what a scrumptious dessert he had created. “Chenna” is nothing but a close cousin to Ricotta Cheese.

Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake by Sai Priya has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 6 people. You can find Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake is a good option for you. The flavour of Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake recipe on the page below.

Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake

Ingredients to make Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake

  • 2 litre Full-tone Milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fine semolina
  • 3 tbsp warm milk
  • 2 tbsp green-cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp fried cashew

How to make Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake

  1. Pre-heat your Oven for 10 minute at 170 degree Celsius /Gas mark 3. Boil the milk in a heavy bottom pan in a medium heat. As the milk boils, gradually add vinegar and stir slowly. You will notice that the milk starts curdling, turn off heat
  2. Now strain the curdled milk through a muslin cloth. Wash it well with running water for 2 to 3 times. Press the Chenna to take out the water and transfer into a bowl. And add semolina, powdered sugar and mix well.
  3. Add cardamom powder ,milk, baking powder, cashew nuts, mix it well. Take baking aluminum round tin. Sprinkle 1 tbsp sugar at the bottom. Heat the Pan on gas stove and let the sugar melt and form a brown color caramel.
  4. Switch off the heat .Let it cool.
  5. Grease the side of the Pan with Ghee and pour the chenna mixture into the tin . Bake for 50 min to 60 min till it's done. Let it cool down in the pan for 5 minute before you take it out on a plate, cut into slices and serve.

Reviews for Chennapoda -The Indian Cheesecake (2)

Soumali Debnatha year ago

At what temperature one shud bake for 50-60min

Kanak Patel3 years ago

Stunning picture! Literally takes your breath away...

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