Chhena Poda Recipe | Chhena Poda in pressure cooker
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Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
 
Chenna Poda is a sweet dish of Orissa which is scrumptious to eat. It has a crispy crust and juicy filling which make it's every bite heavenly.
Ingredients
  • Milk (cow or full cream) - 1.5 litres
  • Lemon - 3
  • Sugar - ¾ cup (150 grams)
  • Semolina - 3 tbsp (40 grams)
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Raisins - ¼ cup
  • Cashews - ¼ cup
  • Cardamoms - 4
Instructions
  1. For Chenna
  2. - Take 1.5 litres of cow’s milk in a vessel and boil it.
  3. - Take ¼ cup of cashews and chop them.
  4. - Take 4 green cardamoms, peel and grind them coarsely ground.
  5. - Take 3 medium-sized lemons, chop them and extract their pulp..
  6. - Switch off the flame after boiling the milk.
  7. - Mix some water to the lemon juice and add it to milk in the intervals.
  8. - Stir and mix well until whey water separates from it.
  9. - Filter and strain the Chenna separately.
  10. - Mash the Chenna well to make it soft.
  11. - Add 3 tablespoons of semolina and a ¼ cup of sugar to it.
  12. - Stir and mix them well.
  13. - Keep it aside for 15 minutes to ferment.
  14. - It has fermented after 15 minutes, mix 2 tablespoons of Ghee and chopped cashews to it.
  15. - Add a ¼ cup of raisins and cardamom powder to it .
  16. - Preheat ½ kg of salt in a pressure cooker for 6 to 7 minutes on high flame.
  17. - Take a container, grease it with Ghee and spread a butter paper over its base.
  18. - Spread some Ghee over it too and add the mixture in it.
  19. - Tap it to spread it evenly.
  20. - Place the container inside the cooker and bake it for 30 minutes on medium flame.
  21. - Bake it again for 15 minutes on low flame.
  22. - After 15minutes, remove it from the container and let it cool down.
  23. - 55 minutes was acquired to bake it whole.
  24. - After baking it, remove it from the corners and flip it upside down.
  25. - Tap, remove it from the container and separate the paper from it.
  26. - The Chenna Poda is ready to be served.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at http://indiangoodfood.com/5066-chhena-poda-recipe-chhena-poda-in-pressure-cooker.html