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Nutrition Information for Rasgulla

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Nutrition Information for Rasgulla
A glass bowl with three rasgullas in a sugary saffron syrup. Photo Credit dheeraj11/iStock/Getty Images

Rasgulla is a dessert made primarily from a type of cottage cheese known as chhena, dough and sugar syrup. It’s native to the Indian state of Orissa, although various types of rasgulla can now be found throughout India. Rasgullas are typically served at festivals or other social occasions.

Preparation

Chhena is mixed with a small of amount of dough and kneaded. This mixture is then rolled into small balls and boiled in a solution of sugar syrup. Seasonings such as cardamoms, pistachios and rose water are then added after the rasgullas have been cooked.

Serving Size

The size of a rasgulla can vary greatly, so the nutritional information will be based on a serving of 100 g, or about 3.5 oz. Rasgullas are typically made at home from scratch or from one of the many commercially available mixes. The nutritional information may therefore vary considerably.

Calories

A serving of rasgulla has a total of about 186 calories. Carbohydrates comprise 153 of those calories, fats account for 17 calories and proteins make up the remaining 16 calories. A serving of rasgulla provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement for a standard diet of 2,000 calories.

Carbohydrates

A serving of rasgulla contains about 38 g of carbohydrates. Each gram of carbohydrates contains about 4 calories, so a serving of rasgulla has 152 calories from carbohydrates. A serving of rasgulla also contains 0.5 g of soluble fiber, which provides an additional calorie per serving.

Fat

A serving of rasgulla contains 1.85 g of fat. Each gram of fat has 9 calories, so a serving of rasgulla has 17 calories from fat.

Protein

A serving of rasgulla has about 4 g of protein. Each gram of protein provides 4 calories, so a serving of rasgulla has 16 calories from protein.

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