Chhena jalebi

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Chhena jalebi
Alternative names Chhena Jhilapi
Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state Odisha and Eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent
Associated national cuisine India, Bangladesh
Main ingredients Cottage cheese or chenna, sugar
Variations Jalebi, Jilapi
Cookbook: Chhena jalebi  Media: Chhena jalebi

Chhena jalebi or Chhena jilapi (Odia: ଛେନା ଝିଲାପି) is a sweet dish originally from coastal Odisha in eastern India, a state known for desserts made of chhena. Its popularity has spread beyond coastal Odisha and Eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent.

Preparation

Chhena jilapi are made in a manner very similar to regular jalebis which are popular throughout India. However, the basic ingredient is fresh curd cheese called chhenna.[1] Fresh chhena is thoroughly kneaded and rolled up into shapes similar to pretzels, before being deep fried. The fully fried chhena pretzels are then soaked in a sugary syrup. Chhena jilapis are served either hot or chilled.

See also

References

  1. ^ Sahu, Deepika (2012). "Discover Odisha's 'sweet' magic - The Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 3 July 2012. chenna jilapi (A jalebi made with cheese) 

External links

  • Orissadiary: Chhena Jilabi
  • Chhena Jalebi
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