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Chhena Gaja

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Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cooking Time
45 minutes
Difficulty Level



500ml of full cream milk for cheena

1 lemon, squeeze out the juice

2 tablespoon all purpose flour

1 cup sugar for sugar syrup

3 cups of water

1 teaspoon good quality rose water


Preparation Instructions

Preparation Steps


1. For cheena preparation boil 500ml milk and curdle it by adding lemon juice and keep stirring it continuously.

2. Drain this curdled through a thin muslin cloth and squeeze the cheena and wash it under running tap water.

3. Drain out the excess water from cheena and add 2 tablespoon all purpose flour and knead well. Make 10-15 small rectangular shaped pieces with help of your palms. Keep aside

4. To make sugar syrup heat water in a pan and add sugar to it. Blend well. Allow it to cook for about 5-6 minutes or till the desired consistency is reached.

5. Add these cheena pieces to the syrup and cook for 10-15 minutes with lid partially covered. Cheena dumplings will swell and puff up. On cooling, add 1 teaspoon good quality rose water, take out the Chhena Gaja from sugar syrup and place them on a tray.

6. Refrigerate and serve chilled.

Chhena Gaja

Chhena Gaja is rectangle-shaped cheena prepared in a sweet sugar syrup. Popular in northern India, these treats are soft and juicy.



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Reviews (1)
by, September 24, 2011
Chhena Gaja is a dessert from Orissa and has suji or semolina as one of its ingredients. This recipe is no where near the recipe for Chhena Gaja.
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