Perfect Sponge Rasgulla Recipe – Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgulla or Rasogolla is a traditional Bengali sweet. These soft and spongy sweet balls are made by fresh cottage cheese and soaked in sugar syrup that you can’t resist yourself to eat them.

Image : Rasgulla

spongy rasgulla 18Important :


  • Preparation Time : 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 30 minutes
  • Total Time : 40 minutes
  • Makes : 10

Ingredients :

To make Chena

  • Milk (1 ltr)
  • Lime (1)
  • Cold Water

To make Sugar Syrup

  • Water (3 1/2 cups)
  • Sugar (2 cups)
  • Cardamom (1)

Images :

Boil milk

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Add 1 lime juice

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Stir well

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The water separates from the milk

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Place on a cotton cloth

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Wash it properly with cold water and hang for 30 minutes

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Chena is ready

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Place it on a plate

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Knead a soft and smooth dough

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Make small balls

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Add sugar in water

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Add Cardamom

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Add the chena balls into the syrup

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Cover with a tight lead

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Open after 10 minutes, the rasgullas become double in size

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Let them cool down

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Tips :

  • The success of your Rasgulla making effort depends on how smooth you knead the Chena.
  • Make the Chena balls small because they will expand to double their size while cooking in the syrup.

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