Rasgulla – Milk Sweet From Bengal

Rasgulla – Milk Sweet From Bengal

Rasgullas are white Indian cottage cheese paneer balls soaked in sugar syrup. It is one of the most popular Indian sweets, especially in summer.


  • 1 Kg Whole Milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • A cotton cloth
  • 4 cup of water
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4-5 thread
  • 2 tbsp rose water
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder


  • In a pan bring milk to boil.
  • Add lemon juice to the milk while continuously stirring.
  • Switch off the stove.
  • Within15-20 seconds, milk should start to separate from the whey. Milk is completed separated and you can see whey is in light greenish color.
  • Now take a drainer and a cotton cloth or cheesecloth, and place it over the drainer.
    Pour milk solid along with whey (It is very hot with the help of a spoon you can drain some water).
  • Mix some cold water to wash off the lemon. Take opposite ends of the cloth and tie them together lifting the cloth out from the drainer.
  • Squeeze as much as you can. But remember while squeezing paneer (chena) should not be dry.
  • Prepare sugar syrup, take a deep Pan, or can use the cooker or any deep utensil. Take water and sugar. Cover with lid and boil it. Meanwhile, we will prepare chena balls.
  • Now knead this chena for 5-6 minutes with the help of palm or hands.
  • Make a smooth dough. Divide it into equal parts. Make it into a ball shape.
  • Now add a ball into the sugar syrup. Add rose water, cardamom powder, and saffron into the sugar syrup.
  • Firstly boil the balls for 10 minutes on high gas. Then boil for 25 minutes on the medium gas.
  • Your Rasgullas are ready. But Rasgullas should be soaked in sugar syrup for 10- 12 hrs.
    After 10-12 hrs enjoy cool rasgullas.

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