firstly, get 2 litre to a boil stirring in between to prevent from burning.
ADD LEMON JUICE
add 2 tbsp lemon juice and give a stir. you will notice the milk starts to curdle.
add 1 more tbsp of lemon juice and stir until the milk curdles fully separating water.
drain off the water over cheesecloth. you can use any clean cloth here
rinse with cold water to remove sourness and stop cooking.
squeeze the paneer gently and hang for 1 hour.
now take the moist paneer and crumble gently.
using the palm, start to knead gently
knead until the paneer mixture turns smooth without any grains. do not over-knead here as the rasgulla will turn hard.
pinch a small ball sized chenna and prepare smooth crack free balls.
keep the paneer ball aside and cover with a moist cloth
firstly, in a large vessel, take 1½ cup sugar, 2 pods cardamom and 7½ cup water
stir and dissolve sugar.
now boil the water for 5 minutes or until the syrup turns slightly sticky.
drop in prepared paneer ball keeping the flame on high
COVER AND BOIL
cover and boil for 10 minutes or until the size of ball doubles.
drain off the rasgulla immediately into ice-cold water to prevent from losing its shape.
finally, enjoy rasgulla with sugar syrup.