Jaggery (gudh) Rasgulla (गुड़ का रसगुल्ला) In Presser Cooker- Sugar Free–Bengali Sweets

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk – 3 cups
  2. Lemon – 1 (you can also use vinegar)
  3. Jaggery  (Gudh) – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Sugar – 1 tbsp. (optional)
  5. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp.

Method –

  • To make rasgulla, you need to first make Paneer/chena from the milk. You can also use unsalted Paneer from market.
  • Heat whole milk in a pan and bring it to boil.
  • Keep stirring once a while.
  • When milk is boiled, turn off the heat.
  • Add 1 tbsp Vinegar, mix well as the milk starts to ferment stop adding Vinegar.
  • Place a muslin cloth/cotton cloth in a strainer and put the fermented milk on it to separate remaining water from Paneer.
  • Add 2.5 cup of water into the cooker on high heat.
  • Add cardamom powder, Jaggery, sugar and mix well.
  • Cover and  allow chashni to come to boil.
  • Now put chena on the plate and using your hand press for 5-6 minutes until chena becomes completely smooth (You can use blender also).
  • Take small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into balls.
  • Roll the chena balls between your palms and keep all of them on a plate.
  • Once water is boiled put all the Paneer balls in boiling chashni and close the lid.
  • Cook on high flame until it simmers (whistle) once.
  • After 1 whistle reduce the flame to medium heat and cook for 13-15 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove and let it cool down completely. Once the pressure cooker cools down open the lid.
  • Jaggery Rasgullas have become puffy and doubled in size. Now take them out in a bowl and serve it.

Banana Fritters – Kids Tiffin Recipe – How to use Overripe Bananas

Ingredients –

  1. Rice flour –1 cup
  2. All purpose flour (Maida) or Whole wheat flour –1/2  cup
  3. Sugar –1/2 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Overripe bananas or ripe bananas– 2
  5. Sesame seeds (white til ) –1 tbsp.
  6. Oil for deep- frying
  7. Baking powder – 1 tbsp. (optional)
  8. Coconut powder or grated – 1/3 cup

Method –

  • Peel the bananas and mash with fork or spoon.
  • Add all the ingredients into the bowl and mix well.
  • Add some water  to make thick paste.
  • Refrigerate for 20 –25 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadhai on medium flame.
  • Take small portion of the paste and drop in hot oil.
  • Deep fry banana fritters in hot oil until crisp and golden.
  • Keep tossing and flipping.
  • Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Repeat to make the rest of it.
  • Banana fritters is ready to serve.