Rossogolla
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So what is the Rossogolla?


Rossogolla is made of small balls of Indian cottage cheese ("chhana"/"chhena"), diameters ranging from approximately 2.5 cms to 4 cms, cooked in a sugar syrup till it achieves a spongy consistency and has absorbed substantial quantities of the syrup. Given the non-standardization of the product, nutritional values differ widely. Given below is a chart which tries to give the data relating to the most common form:


Nutrional Data Per Serving


Serving Size1 (205g approximately)


Calories: 152

Calories from Fat: 60

                                                          Amount                            %Daily Value*

Total Fat                                           6.4 g                                     10 %

Saturated Fat                                     4.0 g                                    20 %

Polyunsaturated Fat                         0 g                                       0 %

Monounsaturated Fat                      2 g                                        0 %

Cholesterol                                        20 mg                                  7 %

Sodium                                               570 mg                               24 %

Potassium                                          125 mg                               4 %

Total Carbohydrate                          6 g                                       2 %

Dietary Fiber                                      0 g                                       0 %

Sugars                                                1 g                                       0 %

Protein                                                17.8 g                                  36 %

Vitamin A                                                                                          4 %

Calcium                                                                                            8 %

Iron                                                                                                    1 %

Vitamin B6                                                                                       5 %

Vitamin B12                                                                                     14 %


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.