Soft, spongy and juicy chhena balls, dunked in aromatic creamy milk - and that's the classic rasmalai for you. Let's admit, this delicacy can take anyone off diet. Isn't it? Be it for a dinner party or a festive fare, rasmalai holds a constant position in every dessert spread in India. Although it has its origin in Bengali cuisine, today the popularity of rasmalai breaks the barriers and goes beyond the region. In fact, you will find rasmalai in every sweet shop across the country. That's not all. You can easily make it at home too. The recipe is actually very simple and fuss free. Sounds interesting, right? So, what are you waiting for? Put on your apron and experiment with this Indian classic in your kitchen.
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Here we bring you three simple recipes that that will help you whip up rasmalai at home, without much struggle. Take a look.
Let's start with the classic rasmalai recipe. For this, you have to first curdle the milk and make chhena out of it. Then mash the chena well and boil in light sugar syrup. Once done, dunk it in milk that is boiled reduced to half. Add some kesar, dry fruits and sugar to the milk to make it yet more delicious. Click here for the recipe.
Looking for an instant rasmalai recipe? Here' we have got you sorted. It's an easy bread rasmalai recipe where you just need to make the thick creamy milk and spread it on bread slices that are cut into circular pieces. Trust us, the recipe is as simple as it sounds. Click here for detailed recipe.
For the ones who like going a step ahead with their creativity, this recipe is a must try. Tiramisu, made with desi rasmalai, this dish can be a hit at any dinner party. And the best part is, you need less than 30 minutes to make this dish. Sounds fascinating, right? Click here to know how to make rasmalai tiramisu.
Which of these recipes would you want to try first? Let us know in the comments below.
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