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How to make Rasgulla: Indian Dessert Recipe

Updated on August 21, 2008

Rasgulla is a popular sweet dish comprised of cheese (paneer) balls flavoured in a sugar syrup with cardamom seeds. These delicious jamuns are perfect for any type of gatherings. It is best to refrigerate and serve chilled.



For Rasgulla balls

  • Milk- 4 cups
  • Lemon juice disssolved in water- 2 tablespoon lemon juice dissolved in 1 tablespoon of water
  • All purpose flour (maida)- 1 tablespoon

For the sugar syrup

  • Sugar- 1 1/2 cup
  • Water- 4 cups
  • Cardamom powder- 1/4 teaspoon



1. Heat milk in a pan and bring it to boil for about 8-10 minutes.

2. When it starts boiling, add lemon juice and wait for the milk to curdle completely.

3. Remove from the heat and let it cool for about 3-5 minutes.

4. Pour over a thin muslin/cotton cloth and tie it with a tight knot. On straining this milk, the curd is obtained is called "paneer". wash paneer well using muslin cloth under cold running water to remove lemon juice flavor.

5. Knead paneer for about 5-7 minutes to make a smooth dough. Add flour and knead again for few minutes.

6. Make smalls of about 1 inch in size (8-10) of the dough and keep aside.

7. Next make sugar syrup. Mix sugar, water, and cardamom powder in a saucepan and bring it to boil.

8. Add paneer balls to the hot syrup on a medium heat and cook for about 15-20 minutes with lid partially covered.

9. Transfer into a serving dish.

10. Refrigerate and serve chilled.


* Rasgullas should always be cooked on a high flame.

* The softness of the rasgulla depends on how well you knead the paneer. The more you knead, the more spongy will be the rasgullas

* While cooking, it should double their size.

* The cooking time of the rasgullas will vary depending on their size.

Video that shows how to make Rasgulla


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      jannat 4 years ago

      lovely and delicious rasgulla i have got every on liked it . once again thank u and love ur recipe .

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      anju shukla 5 years ago

      why my rasgulla has been hard

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      Asmita 5 years ago

      Thanks for it rasgulla recipes . My daughter likes it so much.Plz send me sondesh recipee by email

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      sumit 5 years ago

      Thanks a lot

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      Pradnya 5 years ago

      Thank you soooooooooooooo much

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      manju 5 years ago

      mane 4 bartry kiya spongy rasagulla nahibana thanku di

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      Namrata 6 years ago

      Thanku aunty.....m trying it nw...

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      mob 6 years ago

      you have explaines it very well !! great job

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      flame lilly 6 years ago

      Thanks for the recipe i like trying indian food and spices

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      triveni 6 years ago

      I never thought it's so easy.thanks for making this video.

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      Javeria 6 years ago

      it was nice recipe...................

      keep it up...........................

      give some more recipies .............

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      VANISHA 6 years ago


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      Tajdhillon 6 years ago

      It was great, i made it

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      reshma 6 years ago

      thanx a lot 4 making

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      Preet 6 years ago

      Mam plz send me samosa rasipe my email id (

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      richa 6 years ago

      These rasgullas turn out to be v hard and non spongy. Kindly tell the tip of making soft and spongy rasgullas.

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      padmini  6 years ago

      Let me try this and i ll tell u t commands.. I'm very interest to prepare tis.. ya i like sweets to prepare.. I ll prepare and give it to my lover :):) ha ha ha..:):):)

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      Kirti 6 years ago

      I liked rasgulla recipe very much.

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      babbu 6 years ago

      thank u very much you show how to make rasgulla

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      Shitu 6 years ago

      I m lovin it..

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      Madhushri 6 years ago

      Its really nice !! thank you so much !!

      My baby really enjoy It !

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      jake 6 years ago

      i tried this recipie but it did not work!

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      Anant Verma 7 years ago

      I tried making rasgullahs But it was very hard. Can you suggest me the remedy please.. Thanks

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      sushmita 7 years ago

      i tried but u know what all the rasgullas disintegrated when i put them in syrup for boiling

      . plz let me know the consistency of syrup when to put rasgullas in them

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      sneha 7 years ago

      very nice of you

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      paz 7 years ago

      Thank you so much, my husband really enjoyed it.

      He couldn't believe I made all by my self.

      Well had a help from you.

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      Prachi 7 years ago

      Its very awesome Great :)

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      shahin 7 years ago

      wow i'll really try it

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      yaashna 7 years ago

      hmm miam miam... so delicious

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      sonia 7 years ago

      thnx for the great recipe...rasugulla r one of my favorte desert dish

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      HEENA 7 years ago


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      Purnabas Nayak 7 years ago

      Thank you Aunty for your effort to help us how to make Rasogolla ..i will try it for my organization and let it to be answer how it is...finally.

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      muneera 7 years ago

      dear mam,

      can u send me the receipe of jalebi to my email .as my email "superstar_coolstar2010"

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      renu 7 years ago

      hi aunty

      u hav mentioned abt maida in ur reciepe but in video it is not is it optional.....please clerify....

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      divya 8 years ago

      it is really hard to make when you are making it first time ANYWAY ITS GOOD

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      Haseeb Sajed 8 years ago

      I was just looking for recipe like this, thank you very very much

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      ferdousi 8 years ago

      really its wonderful.i loved it a lot. let me try once,and see what happens thanks a lot

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      zeba 8 years ago

      the recipe you gave us was fantastic. i mean , you've shown us in a very detailed manner...which was really wonderfull...thanks for catering to the needs of first timers like me...thanks a lot...

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      shereen 9 years ago

      very nice recipe