Rasmalai (रसमलाई)-Rasgulla Soaked In Milk Syrup-Indian Recipe-Festival Recipe

Ingredients

  1. Chena / Cottage cheese -1 cup
  2. Sugar (as per your taste)
  3. Whole milk – 1 liter
  4. Sliced dry fruits (as per your choice)
  5. Saffron (optional)- For color and aroma

Method –

  • Put chena on the plate and using your hand press for 5-6 minutes until chena becomes completely smooth (You can use blender also).
  • Take the small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into small balls.
  • Roll the chena balls between your palms, flatten it slightly and keep all of them in a plate.
  • Prepare rest of chena balls in the same way. 
  • To make flavored milk, bring the whole milk to boil in a pan on high to low heat.
  • Once milk is boiled, reduce the heat to medium temperature.
  • Keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the container. 
  • When the milk become thicker, add sugar and cardamom powder to the milk.
  • You can use saffron instead of cardamom powder if you want.
  • Flavored milk is ready, turn off the stove.
  • In another utensil add sugar and water, cook till sugar is completely dissolved.
  • When chasni started boiling, put chena balls in boiling chashni and cook for 15-20 minutes on high heat.
  • Turn off the stove. Chena balls is ready, let it cool down completely.
  • In the final step take each chena balls from the sugar syrup and dip the chena balls to concentrated flavored milk.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes on medium heat.
  • After 2 minutes turn off the heat, Rasmalai is ready.
  • Garnish with dry fruits and serve cold.

Thandai Cold Drink / Holi Special Cold Drink

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Ingredients-

  1. Poppy seeds (khuskhus) –1 tsp
  2. Fennel seeds –1 tsp
  3. Whole Green cardamom seeds or powder –1/2 tsp
  4. Whole milk –2 cup (boiled and cooled)
  5. Saffron (kesar) –few strands
  6. Almonds –9 -10
  7. Cashews –9 -10
  8. Pistachio /Pista-9 -10
  9. Black pepper –2-3 (optional)
  10. Sugar –2 tbsp (as per your taste)

Method –

  • Add poppy seeds, fennel seeds, whole cardamom seeds, saffron, almonds, cashews, pista, sugar per your taste and black pepper into the blender jar and make a fine powder.
  • Add the grinded mixture into the milk (as per your taste) and keep it in fridge for 2-3 hours.
  • You can keep the remaining powder in refrigerator to be used afterwards.
  • After 2-3 hours filter this mixture using a strainer.
  • Garnish with pista powder and saffron strands.
  • Thandi cold drink is ready to serve…

Eggless Caramel Custard

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Preparation Time:  60-65 minutes

Serving: 2-4 persons

Ingredients –

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  1. Whole Milk – 1 cup
  2. Curd /yogurt – 1 cup
  3. Sweetened condensed milk – 1cup
  4. Vanilla essence –1 tsp
  5. Custard power –2 tsp
  6. Sugar/brown  sugar – ¼ cup

Method-

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  • Take ¼ cup of sugar in a pan. Add 1 tsp water and cook  till the sugar caramelizes (little brown). keep stirring cook on medium flame.

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  • Pour the caramel into a mold and let it cool down.

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  • Take a bowl, add milk,custard powder, curd, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla essence and stir  with a spoon / whisker  to dissolve it till lumps disappear.

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  • Pour the mixture into the mold (You can also take stainless steel bowl or glass bowl). Cover with the aluminum foil.
  • Heat 2 cup water in a pressure cooker(Do not use the whistle) or idlli  maker.

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  • Place the mold in the idlli maker  and cover the lid. Steam for 30 min.
  • After 30 minutes take out the mold out of the idlli maker  and let it cool down completely. Now keep the caramel custard in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.

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  • Remove the aluminum foil, run a small knife around the edges and Flip the caramel custard on the plate.

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  • Caramel custard is ready, you can serve this as a dessert.