Rasmalai Recipe

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Whip up the all time favorite Indian dessert, rasmalai with a cardamom scented milk base.

Ingredients of Rasmalai

  • 250 gm chenna (cottage cheese/ricotta cheese)
  • For the sugar syrup:
  • 600 ml water
  • 300 ml sugar
  • For the milk base:
  • 100 gm sugar
  • 1 liter full cream milk
  • 5 gm cardamom powder
  • 25 gm slivered almonds and pistachios
  • 0.5 gm saffron

How to Make Rasmalai

  1. For the sugar syrup:
  2. Make the sugar syrup by heating the sugar and the water.

  3. For the milk base:
  4. Boil the milk in a pan and reduce it to 3/4th the actual quantity. Add all the ingredients for the milk mixture and bring to a boil.
  5. Make balls of the chenna and flatten in between the palms.

  6. For cooking:
  7. Boil the chenna cakes in the sugar syrup for 20 minutes. Drain the sugar syrup.
  8. Drop the rasmalai into the milk mixture. Boil for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from fire and cool and serve it chilled.