Laideecanee (Fried cottage cheese dumplings soaked in sugar

Laideecanee (Fried cottage cheese dumplings soaked in sugar

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Servings: 15 dumplings
Calories: 141


  • 32 floz Water
  • 11 oz Sugar

for the dumplings:

  • 2 cups Soft cottage cheese chenna
  • 3 1/2 oz Wholemiik fudge
  • 1 tsp Arrowroot powder
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • 10 pieces Rock candy mishri, broken
  • 4 Green cardamom choti elaichi, peeled
  • Ghee or vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • 1 tbsp Rose water gulab jal


  • For the sugar syrup, boil the water and sugar to make a one-string consistency syrup. Keep the syrup warm.
  • For the dumplings, mix and mash the cottage cheese, wholemilk fudge, arrowroot, and soda bicarbonate together till smooth. Divide the dough to make 3 - 4 cm balls. Place a piece of barley sugar and a green cardamom seed inside each ball. Cover and make a smooth ball. Repeat till all are done.
  • Heat the ghee or oil in a wok; slide the balls in carefully. So they start floating, keep turning them with the back of a slotted spoon without lifting them. When they turn dark brown, remove and soak them in the warm sugar syrup for a couple of hours. Sprinkle rose water and serve.
Calories: 141 kcal
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Sodium: 109 mg
Potassium: 44 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 27 g
Vitamin A: 51 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 32 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Puddings
Cuisine Indian
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