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Friday, February 03, 2012

Rasmalai

Sorry to reach U back after 3 days as I was not not able to sign in to my Account. Thanks for ur Support Dear friends and Viewers. I'm back again with a Bengali and one of India's Festive and Favourite Sweet. u  can minimize the time U spend in the Kitchen by using readily available Paneer and Condensed milk for Malai or Rabdi and finish it in 15 mins time.Otherwise U need 40 mins cooking time atleast and this serves 5-8 nos.U can do 8 to 10 Rasmalai with this measurement.Yummy!.Enjoy Delicious Delicacies at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!.BoAppetit!.

Rasmalai - Done Paneer Balls served with Rabdi or Malai
Ingredients:
For the Malai or Rabdi:
750 ml Full Cream Milk
120 gms sugar
1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
soaked Saffron Strands - a pinch
2 tsp crushed cashewnuts
2 tsp crushed almonds
1 tsp crushed pista
2 tbsp condensed milk or milkmaid
  For the sweet Paneer Balls(Rasgulla)
750 ml Full Cream Milk
100 gms sugar
Juice of a Lemon
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
Directions:
For the Malai or Rabdi or the sweetened cream base :
1.Boil 750 ml milk in a heavy bottomed vessel for about 6-7 mins on medium flame and stir constantly.When it boils well,add 120 gms sugar,2 tsp crushed cashewnuts,1/2 tsp cardamom powder and few soaked saffron strands. Keep on stirring it till it becomes 400 ml or almost half the amount.Turn off the flame.
2.At this stage add 1 tsp crushed pistachios,1 tsp crushed almonds and 2 tbsp condensed milk - to improve the taste and texture of the malai.This gets done in 20 - 25 mins time.Keep it aside to cool.Store it in the fridge for about an hour.
For the sweet Paneer Balls(Rasgulla)
1.Boil 750 ml milk in a heavy bottomed vessel for about 6-7 mins on medium flame and stir constantly.When it boils well,stir-in the juice of a lemon slowly.
2.Now the milk curdles or get spoilt leaving whey water.
3.Strain the curdled milk(paneer) using a fine muslin cloth and add 1/2 litre cold water thru the strainer to reduce lemon flavor from the deposited paneer.Make it tight or squeeze it to do straining quickly and leave it
for 15 - 20 mins.
4.Remove the muslin cloth after squeezing tight and collect the deposited paneer and knead it into a smooth dough ..
5.Make small round balls of Cherry tomato size and flatten them lttle.
6.Use a pressure cooker to boil 4 cups water with 100 gms sugar and a pinch of cardamom powder.
7.Add the flattened paneer balls slowly and pressure-ook upto 1 whistle and turn off the flame immediately. Strain the water after 5 mins and See the paneer balls expand to become double the size.
8.Press the Paneer balls to remove excess water and Chill them in the fridge.
Serving:
Place 1 or 2 Paneer balls in each dessert bowl.Add 50 ml of Malai or rabadi over it and serve it
chilled.

Sending this recipe post to 'Let's Cook - Sweet Somethings' hosted by Radhika's Tickling Palates
'Walking Down The Memory Lane' Event hosted by Mrs.Gayathri Kumar's Gayathri's Cookspot
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 'Bon Vivant- Sweet' Event hosted By Sumee ofSumee's Culinary Bites
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27 comments:

Smitha said...

Love rasmalai! Looks delicious!

faseela said...

i was just thinking wht hapnt to u and thought 2morrow i will pass a comment.......used to c 1 or 2 of ur great works daily and suddenly stopped......frankly to tell had an tensed feeling regarding....now u r back with awesome sweet...so happy dear.

Eventhough we dont know personally....all the blogger friends are really close to heart....

Poonam Borkar said...

rich, creamy and flavorful rasmalai..looks inviting..m drooling here!

Julie said...

Very delicious n yummy rasmalai,perfect delish!!
Erivum Puliyum

Sobha Shyam said...

very delicious rasmalai..looks yum..

Christy Gerald said...

@ Faseela - Thanks for Ur concern Dear. I'm Lucky to have a Blogger-friend like U. I travelled abroad without changing 2 Way Verification's ph no. It took 3 days to get back my ggogle A/c. Nothing to worry!.
Luv Ur recipes 2 Dear.

Kalyani's Platter said...

yummy rasmalai ......

Hamaree Rasoi said...

so delicious and mouthwatering ras malai.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

SouthIndianHome said...

Delicious and yummy rasamalai

Elpiniki said...

I ve never tasted anything like this before! Looks delicious!

Prasanthi Viswanadh said...

hmmmmmmmm tempting yaar...I can't wait to taste it....send me plsssss......:)

Prasanthi
http://creativecrafts-arts.blogspot.in/

Priya said...

Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting irresistible rasmalai.

Mélange said...

Divine rasmali there...Perfect!

Ramya said...

What a lovely sweet! This one is one of my fav:-) The texture looks great!

S.Menaga said...

delicious dessert,looks mouthwatering!!

Poornima Nair said...

One of my favorite sweets, looks delish!!

simran said...

lovely rasmalai......just want to grab a spoon and dive in!yum.

NiVi said...

creamy and rich rasamalai.. looks so tempting..

Aarthi said...

They look yummy

Aarthi
http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

Prabhamani said...

Creamy looking rasmalai..Liked it.

Aakash Kokz said...

Mouth watering, i love rasmalai ..

Bikramjit said...

my favourite

you are god to me .. with all thjese recipes that i have seen today

Bikram's

Teena Mary said...

I'm really drooling Christy. I love this dessert a lot! You've superbly done this!

Gayathri Kumar said...

My all time fav. Looks absolutely delicious. Thanks a lot for linking...

Chandrani said...

Very delicious rasmalai.Thanks for linking my event..

Cuisine Delights
My First Event-SPOTLIGHT:"COLOURFUL HOLI"

Anjali Bapna Shukla said...

So creamy, so smooth, just the perfect texture that's required for a dessert like that. :)
Glad to find you and then to follow you. You could link this to my ongoing event.
Event : Cakes, Cookies and Desserts

Turmeric n Spice said...

wow!! love the color and texture !! lovely