Thursday, August 5, 2010
4 cups of milk
3 tbsps lemon juice
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup sugar
pinch of Elachi Powder
3 tbsps of Sooji
1 Take a heavy bottomed vessel and boil milk. Once its boiled, add the lemon juice and the milk will curdle. Turn off flame.
2 Strain the curdled milk and add the chenna into a light cotton cloth. Gather the four corners of the cloth and twist it gently and rinse under cold water.Tie the ends and hang it at a height . Leave aside for 30 mts.
3 Remove the chenna onto a wide plate. Now knead it gently till there is no trace of moisture .Add sooji to this Chenna
4 Prepare the sugar syrup. Place a pressure cooker on the stove and add water and sugar and allow the sugar to dissolve.. Add a pinch of Elachi powder.
5.Make small balls of the chenna without cracks on the balls. Slowly add the balls to the boiling sugar syrup. Place lid and pressure cook upto 1 whistle .
6 Turn off heat. The balls will double in size . Serve them hot or chilled.