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The sweet dish ,rasmalai is a simple and quick recipe of preparing Bengali sweet delicacy rasmalai at home.The chenna based sweet balls are simmered in a creamy and sweetened milk mixture.

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Ras-malai recipe - How to make Ras-malai



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32 oz ricotta cheese or freshly made paneer (cottage cheese)
10 oz castor sugar
2 small packets half and half cream
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 tsp rose water
2 tsp almond (badam) slivers
2 tsp chopped pistachios
6 cups water
3 cups sugar

  1. If you are using the ricotta cheese,mix together the confectioner''s sugar and cheese.
  2. Spread on a baking dish and bake in a moderate oven for about 1 1/2 hrs till the cheese turns light brown and loses all moisture.
  3. Take it out and let it cool.
  4. When cool, shape into small flat balls.
  5. If you are using paneer, mix the paneer and sugar and shape it into flat balls.
  6. Bring the water and sugar to a boil to yield sugar syrup.the syrup should not be too thick.
  7. Insert the balls one by one in the syrup and warm them up. they should become spongy.
  8. In the meantime, boil the half and half with the rose water.
  9. Set aside.
  10. Add the cardamom and nuts to the half and half and mix well.
  11. Add the cooked balls to the half and half.
  12. Let it stay immersed for about 1 hr.
  13. You can either chill it or serve it at room temperature.

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This recipe was contributed by sapnasree on 29 Apr 2002

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