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Rasmalai recipe

Rasmalai or also known as Rossomalai is an authentic Bengali and Punjabi sweet Originating from India. It is also an associated national cuisine of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is a kind of dessert similar to Rassgulla where the syrup is replaced with thick malai milk. Today I am sharing this juicy delicious Roshomolai recipe with detailed step-by-step instructions with photos.

Full fat milk, sugar and some other ingredients are used to prepare this creamy juicy rassmalai recipe. where milk is curdled to prepare paneer and thickened to prepare the syrup. Rasmalai is the traditional sweet across India. you can prepare this recipe for any beautiful occasion celebrated with your family and friends.

As the name itself says rasmalai the word which is derived from Hindi in which ras- means juice and malai- means cream. This sweet is rich in fat content and high in calcium as the whole sweet is prepared using milk as the major ingredient.

Shelf life-

  1. you can use rasmalai for a week if kept in refrigerator tastes better when served mild chill.

 

I have also prepared desert recipes like Mishti doi and Milk cake 

Important points-

  1. do not over boil the milk for malai preparation.
  2. seal the shaped paneer properly without any crack before boiling it in sugar syrup.

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Rasmalai

rasmalai is a sweet dish made from paneer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy rasmalai recipe, soft rasmalai
Servings: 10 rasmalai

Ingredients

for paneer

  • 1 litre full fat milk
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • cold water
  • 1/3 tsp corn flour

for rabri

  • 3 cups full fat milk
  • 15-18 strands saffron
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 4 almonds
  • 4 pistachio

for syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cardamom

Instructions

  • First add full fat milk in a pan and let it boil
  • add vinegar and mix well
  • add and mix until it curdles 
  • turn off the heat and strain it
  • add cold water 
  • squeeze and remove all the water 
  • now hang it for an hour
  • now add full fat milk in another pan and add saffron to it
  • give it a mix and let it boil on high heat
  • keep stirring in between until it reduces to half
  • now add sugar, cardamom powder, almonds and pistachio to it
  • mix well and boil for 10 minutes
  • turn off the heat and let it cool
  • now take the paneer and knead it for 10 minutes
  • press and knead make it really smooth
  • add corn flour and mix well
  • knead for another 2 minutes
  • take a small portion press it and make it smooth
  • make flatten balls, make smooth from all the sides 
  • now add sugar, water and cardamom in a pan 
  • let it boil on high heat for 10 minutes
  • drop the flatten balls to it
  • cover it and boil on high for 7 minutes
  • turn off the heat
  • remove immediately and transfer it to ice cold water
  • let it sit for 5 minutes
  • take out and squeeze gently
  • remove all the syrup
  • drop it into the prepared rabri  
  • let it sit for 15 minutes before serving 
  • your rasmalai is ready.

Rasmalai recipe step by step with photos –

  1. To prepare rasmalai, first add full fat milk in a pan and let it boilrasmalai 2
  2. add vinegar and mix wellrasmalai 3
  3. add and mix until it curdles and prepare paneer for rasmalairasmalai 5
  4. turn off the heat and strain itrasmalai 7
  5. add cold water
  6. squeeze and remove all the waterrasmalai 9
  7. now hang it for an hourrasmalai 10
  8. now add full fat milk in another pan and add saffron to itrasmalai 12
  9. give it a mix and let it boil on high heatrasmalai 13
  10. keep stirring in between until it reduces to half
  11. now to prepare rabri for rasmalai add sugar, cardamom powder, almonds and pistachio to itrasmalai 15
  12. mix well and boil for 10 minutes
  13. turn off the heat and let it coolrasmalai 17
  14. now take the paneer and knead it for 10 minutesrasmalai 18
  15. press and knead make it really smooth
  16. add corn flour and mix wellrasmalai 20
  17. knead for another 2 minutesrasmalai 21
  18. take a small portion press it and make it smoothrasmalai 22
  19. make flatten balls, make smooth from all the sidesrasmalai 23
  20. keep it in a plate.
  21. now to prepare delicious rasmalai add sugar, water and cardamom in a panrasmalai 25
  22. let it boil on high heat for 10 minutesrasmalai 26
  23. drop the flatten balls to itrasmalai 27
  24. cover it and boil on high for 7 minutesrasmalai 28
  25. turn off the heat
  26. remove immediately and transfer it to ice cold waterrasmalai 30
  27. let it sit for 5 minutes rasmalai 31
  28. take out and squeeze gently remove all the syruprasmalai 32
  29. drop it into the prepared rabrirasmalai 33
  30. let it sit for 15 minutes before serving
  31. your rasmalai is ready.rasmalai 35

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