July 11, 2020
Cookery

Kesar Rasgulla

Kesar Rasgulla is a simple and classic bengali sweet recipe prepared with milk solids and kesar strands. Lets have a look at the recipe.

Ingredients

For Paneer Balls:

  • 1½ litre milk, cow
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp rava / semolina / suji
  • pinch saffron food colour
  • pinch cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp crushed dry fruits, cashew, pistachios, almonds

For Sugar Syrup:

  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 8 cup water
  • 2 tbsp  saffron / kesar water

How to make Kesar Rasgulla

  • firstly, knead fresh paneer till it turns out smooth texture without any grains of milk.
  • now add a tbsp of suji, pinch saffron food colour and pinch cardamom powder.
  • knead further for 5 more minutes or until a soft dough is formed.
  • pinch a small ball sized ball and flatten it.
  • place ½ tsp crushed dry fruit in the centre.
  • get the edges together, and make a round ball without any cracks. keep aside.
  • sugar syrup recipe:
  • firstly, in a deep vessel take 1½ cup of sugar.
  • furthermore, add 8 cups of water and 2 tbsp saffron.
  • boil the syrup for 10 minutes on medium flame.
  • after that, drop the prepared paneer balls into boiling sugar syrup.
  • cover and boil for 15 minutes. the paneer balls will have doubled in size.
  • furthermore, keep aside till it cools completely and then refrigerate.
  • finally, serve rajbhog / kesar rasgulla chilled or at room temperature garnished with few saffron strands.

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