» » » » Rassogulla


Rassogulla‘ is a sweet,which tempts people of all ages.It brings out a smile on every soul.

You will rarely find someone who doesn’t like them.

History of Rassogulla:

There is always an argument between people of eastern states of Orissa and Bengal, on who takes credit for this sweet.Although now its kind of settled it was in Bengal.However, for a sweet like that who won’t want to take the credit?

One must also mention the Oriya town Pahala,which lies on the outskirts of Bhubaneshwar. This place employs many villagers to make this sweet in hundreds.You can see 100s of shops just making Rassogullas along both the sides of the roads and yes you cannot stop at just one.Its a heaven for ‘Rassgulla‘ lovers.

Why diabetics and calorie conscious love Rassogulla?

I must say inventor did a big favor to all the people who love sweets and yet want to control their calories.I have seen diabetics squeeze the maximum syrup.They get the same contentment of having sweets,as much as normal fit foodies.

Rassogulla steps

To read the written recipe of Rassogulla scroll below
Rate this recipe
4 ratings

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes



  • 1 ½ liter full fat milk
  • 2 tbsp. vinegar or lemon juice
  • 250 gms(1 cup) sugar


  • Boil the milk and keep this aside for 5 minutes, so that it cools a little.
  • Mix 2 tbsp. of lemon juice/vinegar with 2 tbsp. water and slowly add to the milk as it starts to coagulate. Add more lemon juice to the milk until the cheese and the water is clearly separated.
  • Strain coagulated milk in a muslin cloth. Drain it in a utensil beneath the sieve. This will separate chenna or cottage cheese.
  • Pour a cup of cold water on the cheese to remove any bitterness residue of lemon.
  • Mash this cheese without removing it from muslin cloth, for 8-10 minutes until smooth.
  • Now ,remove the muslin cloth and mash for 4-5 minutes till you can get a smooth texture.
  • Divide it into small parts and roll it into small 10-12 balls of same size.
  • Add 3-4 cups of water to sugar and let it boil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add 2 tbsp milk to the syrup to remove any impurity of sugar(if impurity exists)
  • When the syrup is boiling, add the balls one by one and pressure cook it on medium flame. Reduce the flame and cook for 7-8 minutes after 1 whistle.
  • Keep the cooker in cold water so that the steam cools down.
  • Transfer the contents to a serving bowl.
  • Let it cool further in the refrigerator for a minimum of 5-6 hours.

note: Rassogulla balls must be very smooth otherwise they will disintegrate when put in sugar syrup.The balls should be of a small size as they puff up to double the size when boiled in sugar syrup.



 Click sweet to see more sweet recipes.

Also,click here for more recipe videos.  

Follow bhavana bhatia:
Latest posts from

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *