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Rasmalai RecipeRasmalai Recipe is made by using soft paneer balls dip in chilled condensed milk. Rasmalai is a very popular Indian Bengali sweet prepared with paneer or cottage cheese. Rasmalai soaked in sweetened saffron flavoured milk. This is the quick and easy recipe. Rasmalai is a very popular Indian milk based sweet recipe.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Skill Level: Difficult


For Making Rasmalai—- –

  • Milk (for chena) – 1 Ltrs.
  • Lemon Juice or Vinegar – 2 tbsp
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Saffron – 10-15 pieces
  • Chopped Kaju – 2 tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tbsp

For Making Milk Mixture—- –

  • Milk (for rasmalai milk) – 1 Ltrs.
  • Cardamom Powder – 1/8 tbsp
  • Chopped Almond – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped Pistachio – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp


  • For making chena:—-
  • Boil the milk in a pan, when milk is boiled, add lemon juice or vinegar and as soon as you add lemon juice, The curd will start separating from the whey, turn off the heat.
  • Once the milk fat has separated from the whey, drain the whey using a strainer line with cheesecloth, or muslin cloth.
  • Wrap the chena in a muslin cloth, rinse under cold water and squeeze well and this process takes out the sourness from the lemon, keep it aside.
  • Take out chena in plate, mash it chena with help of your hands for 7-8 min or add into grinder and grind it for 3-4 min.
  • Knead it make it soft and smooth dough.
  • Divide the chena in 10-12 parts and make lemon size balls with the chenna and keep it aside.
  • Heat the 21/2 cup of water in pressure cooker on high heat, add sugar and stir it till sugar melts.
  • When the syrup is boiled, sugar is melted and put each ball one at a time in the syrup and leave some space for the rasmalai to swell and they will double in size.
  • Covered and cook on low flame for 12-15 min.
  • Now turn off the gas and allow to cool.
  • Take out the rasmalai from the sugar syrup and squeeze them lightly and keep aside.
  • Heat the milk in a pan on medium flame and stir it continuously once it starts to boil.
  • Add saffron and cook it till milk reduces to half.
  • Add sugar and cardamom powder, mix well.
  • Garnish with almond and pistachio.
  • Serve the Rasmalai chilled.
RASMALAI RECIPE was last modified: March 20th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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