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Rasgullas

Rasgulla

Rasgullas are a popular Odia sweet dish or dessert, commonly found in the states of Odisha and West Bengal and other states in India.

Ragullas makes perfect texture – soft, spongy and melt in you mouth.Making rasgullas is easy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter (4 cups)Milk
  • 1/3 cup (1 time) Vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (5 times) Water
  • 1 cup Cool water(or) ice cubes

For sugar syrup:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder

Method:

  1. Boil milk for a gentle boil first then remove from flame then add vinegar mixing 1/3 rd cup starts to curdling and then add one more 1/3rd cup vinegar mixing until then whey water clears and milk curdles completely seperates. Add cool water(ice cubes)  cool down for 5 mins.
  2. Take a muslin cloth(make sure it is long to enough to get tied up) over the container and strain,pour the curdle milk filtering the whey water completely.
  3. Squeeze it excess water to press it gentle(or) hang it aside for 30 mins. After 30 mins the paneer would be crumbly texture.
  4. Now knead it well for 15 mins. This is most important step as kneading for more time to ensure soft and spongy rasgulla.
  5. Now pinch the small portion of the dough,from smooth ball and keep aside.
  6. Heat water in a wide bottom vessel then add sugar. Keep in it flame and stirring till sugar dissolves completely.when the sugar syrup boils starts bubbling ,Add cardamom powder and take small amount of syrup out.
  7. Remaining bubbling sugar syrup to add all purpose flour mix(1tsp flour+water) and then add the balls one by one slowly. Close with lid cook for 10 mins.
  8. After 10 mins the balls would be closely doubled in size. switch off and transfer into the syrup aside for 15 mins.
  9. Cool down and add saffron(or)chopped nuts and chill it to serve.
  10. Rasgulla is ready now.

For vinegar mix:

  • 1/3 cup of vinegar 1 time and 1/3 cup of water 5 times to mix well.

Sample Pictorial:

1st

Take milk.

 

2nd

Boil milk first and switch off the flame.

 

3rd

Vinegar mix-1/3 cup(1 time) vinegar and 1/3 cup(5 times) water. Add vinegar mix 1/3 cup twice wait and see.

 

4th

Whey water clears and milk curdles completely separetes.

 

5th

Add cool water or ice cubes cool down for 5 mins.

 

6th

Take muslin cloth over the container and strainer.

 

7th

Pour the curdles milk filtering the whey water completely.

 

8th

To get tied up and hang for 10 mins.

 

9th

Gentle press it.

 

10th

Paneer would be crumbly texture.

 

11th

To knead using palm hand for 15 mins.

 

12th

Make it soft dough.

 

13th

Small portion of the dough from small balls and keep aside.

 

 

 

 

14th

Add sugar and water to boil till sugar dissolves completely.when the sugar syrup boils starts bubbling ,Add cardamom powder and take small amount of syrup out.

15th

Add all purpose flour+water mix boil for 5 mins.

 

16th

Add the balls slowly one by one.

 

17th

Add all balls.

 

18th

Cover with the lid and cook for 12 to 15 mins.

 

19th

Take and test using finger its cooked gentle press.

 

20th

Tansfer the balls out and drop in a sugar syrup bowl.

 

21st

Cool down for 30 mins.garnish with saffron or chopped nuts.serve chilli.Rasgulla is ready now.

 

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