Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake | How to make Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake

By Lipika Mishra  |  3rd Sep 2017  |  
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Chenna poda / Baked cheese cakeby Lipika Mishra
  • Prep Time

    5

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  • Cook Time

    35

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  • Serves

    4

    People

6

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About Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake Recipe

Chenna poda / Chhena poda is the quintessential cheese dessert from the state of Orissa in eastern India. Chhena poda literally means burnt cheese in Oriya. It is made of well-kneaded homemade cottage cheese or chhena, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins, and is baked for several hours until it browns.

Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake by Lipika Mishra 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 4 people. You can find Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 35 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake is a good option for you. The flavour of Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake recipe on the page below.

Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake

Ingredients to make Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake

  • 1.5 cup - fresh paneer ( made from 2 kg Milk )
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 2 tbsp - semolina
  • A pinch of cardamom
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • Handful of raisins and cashews

How to make Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake

  1. Make fresh paneer and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Do not squeeze it very hard, a spongy texture with a little moisture is good enough.
  3. Heat little ghee in a pan, roast cashews and keep it aside.
  4. Now, take paneer in a bowl and mix it with semolina and cardamom.
  5. Start kneading it till you get a very mashed quality, this will take 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add sugar and nuts and again mix it with paneer thoroughly to get a crumbly mixture finally.
  7. Now, in the ramekins, spread a little ghee and keep them on low flame to melt it properly.
  8. Add sugar to it and let it caramelise for a minute.
  9. Pour in the paneer mix over the caramelised sugar.
  10. Press it with fingers to form an even surface.
  11. Bake the ramekins for 25-30 minutes. Insert a toothpick to check if it is cooked.
  12. Cool it for a while, and take it out from the ramekin. Serve it warm.
  13. Happy cooking.. :blush: :blush:

Reviews for Chenna poda / Baked cheese cake (1)

Amrisha Vohra2 years ago

I love chenna poda. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
Reply
Lipika Mishra
2 years ago
Thank you dear..

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