Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla | How to make Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla

By Sharmila Dutta  |  4th May 2016  |  
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    About Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla Recipe

    Find all the solutions to make the perfect soft and spongy rasgulla like sweet shop. Rasgulla/ Rosoglla is an Indian sweet cheese balls prepared with freshly squeezed chenna/cheese which is done by curdling the milk and cooked in sugar syrup. A very authentic and no fail recipe. This is the must have dessert to try before you die.

    The delicious and mouthwatering Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla. Sharmila Dutta shared this Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla recipe which is perfect to serve for 12 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

    Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla

    Ingredients to make Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla

    • 8 cups/ 2 litres full fat whole cow's milk
    • 6 tbsp curd or use as required
    • 3 and 1/2 cups of sugar
    • 2 tbsp extra milk to purify the sugar syrup
    • 2 tsp sooji/rava or all purpose flour
    • cardamom for flavoring

    How to make Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla

    1. Bring the milk to a boil. Stir occasionally. When it comes to boil, turn off the heat. Wait for 1 minute.
    2. Now put in the curd/ whey. Pour it little by little until the milk solids separate completely from the greenish water/ whey.
    3. Collect the milk solids in a cotton cloth. Quickly put in the chilled water to stop more curdling. Hang it on a height and let it drop off more excess water.
    4. Don't press it too much, else it will become hard and you can't make balls out of it.
    5. To make the thick sugar syrup, add 2 cups of sugar with 2 cups of water and heat it.
    6. When it comes to a boil, add 1 tbsp milk in the syrup. Let it boil for a few more minutes. After a while, impurities will be floating on the top. Remove it.
    7. Bring it to boil again until you get 2 string consistency sugar syrup. Keep it in a bowl.
    8. Kneading the cheese/ chenna is a very important step. Depending on the kneading process, the texture will be decided.
    9. Now using the heel of the palm, start mashing and kneading the chena. Also add sooji/ maida to give it binding.
    10. Continue the process until you can form a ball out of the dough and also your palm will become bit greasy.
    11. Now you are done making a smooth dough. Make tiny balls out of them as after cooking they will be puffed up in double size.
    12. To make a thin sugar syrup, add 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar and 7 cups of water in a large pan. Bring it to a boil.
    13. To cook the cheese balls/rasgulla, when the water comes to a boil, put in the cheese balls.
    14. Don't put too many balls in a batch. Give them space to swell up.
    15. Cook for 5 minutes on a high heat, then 15 minutes on a low flame.
    16. Every few minutes, move round the back of a spoon on the surface of the rasgulla and in the middle shake the spoon carefully. It will help the rasgullas to puff up.
    17. The rasgullas will be ready within 30 minutes.
    18. Once rasgullas are done, put them in thick sugar syrup.
    19. Serve hot or cold anytime, anywhere.

    My Tip:

    You can check in two ways if the rosogollas are done. First method is to place the rasgulla in a cup of water. if the rasgulla sinks to the bottom and stays there, it's cooked. If not, cook for a few more minutes. Press a small portion of the rasgulla with your finger. If the pressed portion bounces back to its original shape, it's done. You have to check it, while the rasgullas are simmering.

    Reviews for Bengali Rasgulla/ Rosogolla (2)

    Neetu sharm3 years ago

    hi dear....Maine JB balls bna kr boil krne k liye Dali to dalte hi wo 3 4 min m ekdum perfect shape m size m double ho gai....but....just baad hi saari melt hi gai.....kyoon?

    Poonam Arora3 years ago

    when to add thick syrup

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