Temple Travel Hotel Flight Festival Culture Greetings Tour Diaries Forum Store Special Offers

Blessingsonthenet Features More Than 600 Festival, Fairs, Fast, State Festivals, Regional Festivals, Festival Recipes, Temple Festival,Festival Gallery (Audio, Video,Photo Gallery) of India.

Rasgulla

Rasgulla

Whether it is in Bengal or in Rajasthan, rasogollas are a much-preferred sweet dish.

Rasgulla or Rasogullas - A very popular Bengali sweet, which is soft, Juicy & Spongy made from milk and the most popular sweet delicacy in Kolkata as well as rest of India and the world. Rasogullas is made from balls of chhena (an Indian cottage cheese) and semolina dough, cooked in sugar syrup.

Rasgulla owes its origin to the town of Puri in coastal Orissa. In this town, the dish has been the traditional offering to the Hindu goddess, Lakshmi, the consort of the Puri temple's main deity, Jagannath. Puri Temple age-old custom inside the temple is to offer rasgullas to Lakshmi in order to appease her wrath for being ignored, immediately following the commencement of the annual chariot festival (Rath Yatra).

And until today, rasgulla is the only sweet offered to Mahalaxmi [Lakshmi], Jagannath's consort, to appease her when the deities return home. Although traditionally sold inside clay pots in Orissa and sometimes in Bengal, sponge rasgullas in cans have become popular nowadays.

 


Method

Method of making Rasgulla :


Heat milk in a pan and bring it to boil. Remove from heat.
Add citric acid or lemon juice.

Stir slowly and gently until white curd forms on the surface and separates from whey.

On straining this milk, the curd that is obtained is called "chenna". Wash chenna well under cold running water and twist the cloth that was used for straining to extract water.

Knead chenna to make a smooth dough. Add flour and knead again.

Make small balls of equal size (6-7) of the dough and keep aside.

Next make sugar syrup. Mix sugar and water in a saucepan and bring it to boil.

Add chenna balls to the syrup and cook for 15 minutes with lid partially covered. Chenna dumplings will puff up.
On cooling, add rose essence.

Refrigerate and serve chilled.

 


Ingredients

Ingredients required to make Rasgulla :

Milk - 1/2 litre

Refined flour (maida) - 2 tsp

Citric acid dissolved in water or lemon juice - 1/4 tsp dissolved in 1/2 cup water or lemon juice 2-3 tbsp.

Sugar- 1 cup

Water- 1 cup

Rose essence or cardamom powder - 2-3 drops or 1/4 tsp

 

More Recipes
Modak Modak
Rava Ladoo Rava Ladoo

Besan Ladoo Besan Ladoo
Besan Ladoo Adhirasam
Aval Payasam Aval Payasam
Badam Halwa Badam Halwa

Cholar Dal Cholar Dal
Cholar Dal Coconut Burfi
Coconut Potali Coconut Potali
Erissery Erissery

Fish Kalia Fish Kalia
Fish Kalia Fish Paturi
Fruit Cakes Fruit Cakes
Gajar Ka Halwa Gajar Ka Halwa

Gol Papdi Gol Papdi
Gol Papdi Gulab Jamun
Karanjia Karanjia
Karthigai Pori Urundai Karthigai Pori Urundai

Rice Kheer Rice Kheer
Rice Kheer Kuzhi Appam
Lapsi Lapsi
Luchi Luchi

Malaai Ghevar Malaai Ghevar
Malaai Ghevar Malpua
Milk Appam Milk Appam
Mixture Mixture

Motichoor Ladoo Motichoor Ladoo
Motichoor Ladoo Murukku
Mysore Pak Mysore Pak
Narkoler Naru Narkoler Naru

Neermor Neermor
Neermor Olan
Panak Panak
Patishapta Patishapta

Payasam Payasam
Payasam Channar Payesh
Peda Peda
Pesara Vada Pesara Vada

Prawn Malai Curr Prawn Malai Curr
Prawn Malai Curr Puran Poli
Rabdi Rabdi
Ras Malai Ras Malai

Rasgulla Rasgulla
Rasgulla Rava Laddu
Rice Appam Rice Appam
Rice Flake Balls Rice Flake Balls

Vella Seedai Vella Seedai
Vella Seedai Uppu Seedai
Ellu Urundai Ellu Urundai
Sevaiyan Sevaiyan

Shankarpali Shankarpali
Shankarpali Sheera
Sheerkhurma Sheerkhurma
Soan Papdi Soan Papdi

Sondesh Sondesh
Sondesh Channa Usal
Til Ladoo Til Ladoo
Two Coloured Coconut Barfi Two Coloured Coconut Barfi

Vegetable Biryani. Vegetable Biryani.
Vegetable Biryani. Ven Pongal
Wheat Halwa Wheat Halwa
Christmas Cake Christmas Cake

Christmas Pudding Christmas Pudding
Christmas Pudding Dahi Bhalla
Jalebi Jalebi
Honey Cake Honey Cake

Kala Jamun Kala Jamun


Festival Recipe
More Festivals

Content

Enquiry

All Fields are Mandatory

Name
Email
Contact no
Enquiry Type
Message

Your enquiry has been submitted. We will get back to you shortly.