Rajbhog Recipe

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How to make Rajbhog
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A traditional Bengali sweet made with paneer and stuffed with almonds and pistachios.

Ingredients of Rajbhog

  • 200 gm paneer from cow's milk
  • 1 Tbsp maida (refined flour)
  • 1/2 kg sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp golden food color
  • 1/8 tsp saffron
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 8 blanched and chopped almonds
  • 8 blanched and chopped pistachios

How to Make Rajbhog

  • 1.Mix the saffron with the cardamom powder, almonds and the pistachios.
  • 2.Put the sugar and water over medium heat, to dissolve the sugar, stirring all the time.
  • 3.Meanwhile mash the paneer and maida together to a smooth consistency.
  • 4.Divide mixture into 6-8 and form round flats, put some mixture in the center and form into smooth round balls again.
  • 5.When the sugar is dissolved, add the food color and over high heat add the paneer balls.
  • 6.Cook over high heat for 15-20 minutes, adding water every 5 minutes, so that the sugar does not get too thick. Cool and serve.