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Sweets-Dessert,Bengali,East Indian,Veggie
1 litre milk (try with 2% milk)
1/2 tsp. citric acid
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 cups water
2-3 drops rose essence
Heat the milk and bring to boil.

Cool the milk for a couple of hours. Remove the cream layer.

Reheat the milk and bring to a boil.

Add the citric acid dissolved in some water.

Stir slowly till the milk is fully curdled.

Keep as it is for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile heat the sugar and water in a wide sauce pan. Bring to
a boil.

Strain the milk through a muslin cloth. Wash the chenna in the
cloth under cold running water.

Press out the excess water and remove in a wide plate.

Gently knead into a soft dough by passing between fingers.

Make twelve equal sized balls of the dough.

Let them into the boiling water. Cover with a perforated lid. 

Boil for 13 to 15 minutes.

Take off from heat and cool them to room temperature.

Add essence and chill for at least 4 to 5 hours.