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pranhara recipe | bengali kacha golla | bengali mishti pranhara

easy pranhara recipe | bengali kacha golla | bengali mishti pranhara
Course sweet
Cuisine bengali
Keyword pranhara recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings


  • 2 litre milk
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ cup milk maid / condensed milk
  • ¼ cup milk powder for rolling


  • firstly, in a large vessel get 2 litre milk of milk to a boil stirring occasionally.
  • once the milk comes to a boil, pour 2 tbsp lemon juice and stir well. you can alternatively use curd or vinegar.
  • stir until the milk curdles keeping the flame on low to medium. do not boil further once water separates completely.
  • drain the curdled milk over a cloth-lined over a colander. you can use the leftover water to make soup or knead the dough as they are very nutritious.
  • rinse off the curdled milk with fresh water to remove sourness from lemon juice.
  • squeeze off the water completely. do not over squeeze as the moisture in paneer will be lost. hang for 1 hour making sure the water is drained completely, yet remain the moisture.
  • after 1 hour, cut the paneer into 2 equal half.
  • keep one half aside, and start to mash the other half.
  • crumble the paneer making sure there are no large lumps.
  • now add 3 tbsp sugar and mash until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • transfer the paneer sugar mixture into a pan and cook on low flame.
  • cook until the sugar melts keeping the flame on low to medium.
  • now add ¼ cup condensed milk and mix well.
  • mix until everything is well combined.
  • continue to cook, until the mixture thickens.
  • transfer the mixture into a plate and add reserved half of the paneer.
  • break the paneer and mix well.
  • combine both the mixture well.
  • now roll ball-sized ladoo and roll into milk powder. you can also use mawa to roll in.
  • finally, enjoy pranhara for a week when stored in the refrigerator.