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How to make the prefect chhena/cottage cheese

Bengalis are famous for their chhena sweets and other chenna delicacies but not everyone can get it right. Here’s how you can make authentic chhena at home itself.

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    1

    Use only cow milk for curdling, preferably full fat.

  • Step

    2

    Firstly heat the milk.

  • Step

    3

    After five minutes of heating, squeeze in one tsp of lemon juice and keep stirring continuously, till the milk curdles.

  • Step

    4

    Separate water completely from the curdled chhena.

  • Step

    5

    Put it through a seive.

  • Step

    6

    Gather the chhena in a muslin cloth and tie it up.

  • Step

    7

    Keep this muslin cloth under a heavy object for an hour or so, till it solidifies into one mass and is completely dry. Your perfect chhena is now ready to for use!

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