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.

Coconut Rice-South Indian Coconut Rice-Rice Recipe-Lunch Box Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Cooked Rice (any kind of Rice) – 1 cup
  2. Curry leaves – 5-6
  3. Vegetable oil or ghee – 1 tbsp.
  4. Chana Dal –1 tbsp.
  5. Urad Dal-1 tbsp.
  6. Whole red chilly – 1 (as per you taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Grated Fresh Coconut – 1/2 cup
  9. Peanuts or Cashews nuts – 1 tbsp.
  10. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
  11. A pinch of Asafetida (Hing)

Method –

  • Heat oil in a pan / kadhai.
  • Add mustard seeds, whole red chilly and curry leaves, cook for few minutes.
  • Now add chana dal, urad da, Cashews and Hing, fry until lightly golden.
  • Add cooked rice, grated coconut, salt to taste.
  • Stir everything well.
  • Cover and cook for few minutes on low heat.
  • After few minutes turn off the heat. 
  • Coconut rice is ready, serve with any curry or curd.

Soft And Easy Rasgulla Recipe- White Rasgulla-Chena Rasgulla(छेना रसगुल्ला)- Bengali Sponge Rasgulla

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk – 1 liter
  2. Lemon – 1-2 (you can also use vinegar)
  3. Sugar – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Cardamom powder – 2 pinch
  5. Pistachio (pista) for garnishing

Method –

  • To make rasgulla, you need to first make paneer/chena from the milk. You can also use unsalted paneer from market.
  • Heat whole milk in a non-stick pan and bring it to boil.
  • Keep stirring once a while.
  • When milk is boiled, remove the milk from heat and keep aside for 1-2minutes.
  • After 1-2 minute add lemon juice, as the milk starts to ferment stop adding lemon juice.

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  • Once the milk is fermented, filter it and remove excess water.
  • Place a muslin cloth/cotton cloth in a strainer and put the fermented milk on it to separate remaining water from chena.

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  • Put the sugar in a pressure cooker or pan with lid, add 2.5 cup of water and cardamom powder in it and allow sugar chashni to come to boil.
  • Now put chena on the plate and using your hand press for 5-6 minutes until chena becomes completely smooth (You can use blender also).

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  • Take the small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into balls.
  • Roll the chena balls between your palms and keep all of them on a plate.

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  • Once sugar syrup starts boiling add 1 tsp milk, after adding milk a brownish froth will start appearing on the surface of the chashni, remove all the forth using a spoon.
  • Now put all the paneer balls in boiling chashni and close the lid of the pressure cooker. Cook on high flame until it simmers (whistle) once.
  • Reduce the flame to medium heat and cook for 13-15 minutes more while the lid is still closed.
  • Turn off the stove and let it cool down completely. Once the pressure cooker cools down open the lid.

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  • Rasgullas has become puffy and doubled in size. Now take them out in a bowl .
  • Garnish with pista powder and serve it.

Meetha Paan (मीठा पान) From Ash Gourd–Dessert Recipe For Party–Indian Recipe By Sunita

Ingredients –

  1. Ash Gourd ( Winter melon)– 600 gram (wash and dry)
  2. Limestone / Chuna – 1 tsp.
  3. Sugar – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Food color – green
  5. Vanilla essence – 1 tbsp.

For stuffing

  1. Whole milk – 3 cups
  2. Sugar – 2 tsp. (as per your taste)
  3. Chopped dry fruits – Pista, cashew, almonds, etc.
  4. Elaichi (Cardamom) powder – 1 tsp.

Method –

  • Peel the ash gourd skin and make sure the green part is not left out.
  • Slice the ash gourd in triangular shape.
  • Take a utensil, add enough water and limestone, mix well. 
  • Drop all the pieces of ash gourd in water, mix well and leave it for 2-3 hours.
  • After 2-3 hours take out the limestone from water and rinse well.
  • Take out all the ash gourd pieces into a pan.
  • Add sugar, food color, mix it well and add enough water to immerse the sliced ash gourd.
  • Turn on the stove on medium heat, cook till the ash gourd becomes transparent.
  • Stir continuously so that it doesn’t burn.
  • Do not let the syrup get too thick, if required add half cup water to keep the syrup thin.
  • When the ash gourd becomes transparent, turn off the heat, add vanilla essence and leave aside for 1 hour, allowing them to cool down. 
  • To prepare stuffing, take 3 cups of whole milk and allow it to boil in a pan on high to low heat.
  • Once milk is boiled, reduce the heat to medium temperature and keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the container.
  • When the milk becomes thick, add sugar and cardamom powder to the milk.
  • Stop heating when all the water disappears. You can also add chopped dry fruits to your stuffing (khoya).
  • Now take out the pieces of boiled ash gourd from syrup, drain extra sugar syrup and let them dry out for an hour.
  • Take few cloves for decorating the paan.
  • Once ash gourd is dried, stuff each ash gourd slices with khoya, fold the slices from the corners and pin them using cloves.
  • You can also use toothpick and cherry or tutti fruity to decorate Meetha pan.
  • Meetha paan is ready, serve with your meals… Smile

Jaggery (gudh) Rasgulla (गुड़ का रसगुल्ला) In Presser Cooker- Sugar Free–Bengali Sweets

Ingredients –

  1. Whole milk – 3 cups
  2. Lemon – 1 (you can also use vinegar)
  3. Jaggery  (Gudh) – 1 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Sugar – 1 tbsp. (optional)
  5. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp.

Method –

  • To make rasgulla, you need to first make Paneer/chena from the milk. You can also use unsalted Paneer from market.
  • Heat whole milk in a pan and bring it to boil.
  • Keep stirring once a while.
  • When milk is boiled, turn off the heat.
  • Add 1 tbsp Vinegar, mix well as the milk starts to ferment stop adding Vinegar.
  • Place a muslin cloth/cotton cloth in a strainer and put the fermented milk on it to separate remaining water from Paneer.
  • Add 2.5 cup of water into the cooker on high heat.
  • Add cardamom powder, Jaggery, sugar and mix well.
  • Cover and  allow chashni to come to boil.
  • Now 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 small portions of chena in your hand and shape them into balls.
  • Roll the chena balls between your palms and keep all of them on a plate.
  • Once water is boiled put all the Paneer balls in boiling chashni and close the lid.
  • Cook on high flame until it simmers (whistle) once.
  • After 1 whistle reduce the flame to medium heat and cook for 13-15 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove and let it cool down completely. Once the pressure cooker cools down open the lid.
  • Jaggery Rasgullas have become puffy and doubled in size. Now take them out in a bowl and serve it.

Dudh Puli Pitha Sweet Recipe–How To Make Pitha Puli–Festival Recipe–Bengali Sweet Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Rice flour – 1 cup
  2. Grated coconut powder – 1/2 cup
  3. Jaggery  as per your taste
  4. Sugar as per your taste
  5. 2 pinch of salt
  6. Cardamom powder – 2 pinch
  7. Ghee / butter – 2 tbsp.
  8. Mix dry fruits as per your choice
  9. Whole milk – 1 liter

Method –

  • Add coconut powder, ghee in the pan and cook on medium heat for 5 – 7 minutes.
  • Add sugar and jaggery  as per your taste.
  • Add mixed dry fruits, mix well and remove from the heat and allow it to cool down.
  • Boil the milk on medium heat.
  • Add rice flour, salt into the bowl and mix well.
  • Use Luke warm water to make a soft dough and keep it side for 10 minutes.
  • Apply ghee on your palm, take small portion from the dough and make it round like a small ball.
  • Press it and place some coconut mixture in the center..
  • Bring edges together to cover the filling, roll it and press it.
  • Make all the pitha in the same way.
  • Add cardamom powder into the hot milk and mix well.
  • Add all the pitha one by one into the hot milk and cook for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Add sugar or jaggery according to your taste, mix well.
  • Keep stirring it, otherwise it will stick in the container.
  • After 15 – 20 minutes switch off the stove.
  • Dudh Puli Pitha is ready to serve..

Instant Bread Rasmalai Recipe-Easy and Quick Rasmalai Recipe- How To Make Bread Rasmalai–Indian Sweet Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. White Bread slices -2-3
  2. Cardamom powder – 2 pinch
  3. Sugar -2 tsp (as per your taste)
  4. Almonds – 10-12 (soak and peel the almonds)
  5. Chopped pistachio for garnishing
  6. Saffron (kesar) –few strands
  7. Whole milk -1 liter

Method –

  • Take any shape of cookie cutter, and cut the breads.
  • Add almonds and few saffron strands into the blender jar, grind into fine
    paste.
  • To make flavored milk, bring the milk to boil in a non-stick pan on high to low flame.
  • Add the grinded almond, pistachio paste into the boiled milk
  • Keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • When the milk become little thicker, add sugar, cardamom powder into the milk and keep stirring.
  • Flavored milk is ready, turn off the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Soak the bread slices into the flavored milk for few minutes.
  • Serve and garnish the soaked bread with pistachio and saffron strands and serve…