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Indian Sweet

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Directions

  1. [Method
  2. Making Paneer
  3. 1.Mix lemon juice and 1/2 cup water in a bowl and keep aside.
  4. 2. In a thick bottom non stick vessel heat 4 cups of milk on medium flame. Stir often to avoid burning of milk.
  5. 3. When the milk come to boil slowly add the lemon and water mixture.
  6. 4. Stir with a spoon gently. The curd will start separating from the whey. Turn off the heat.
  7. 5.Once the milk fat separates from the whey, drain the whey using a muslin cloth or cheese cloth.
  8. 6. Rinse under cold water to cool down the paneer and remove any smell of lemon. Remove excess water by squeezing the cloth and tying it to the tap or press the wrapped paneer under a heavy pan for 1 hour.
  9. 7. Removing the right amount of water is secret to soft rasmalai.
  10. 8.To check if the paneer is of the right consistency, take a small amount of paneer and rub it with you fingers ,after rubbing for few second you should be able to form firm but soft balls and little oil would have released.
  11. 9. Now knead the paneer for about 10 minutes till a smooth soft dough forms. Knead the paneer hard with your palm.
  12. Making Rasmalai
  13. 1. Divide the dough into into equal parts and roll into a smooth ball and press slightly to make patties.
  14. 2. Mix sugar and water in a pressure cooker on medium heat and bring to boil.Cooker should be big enough to accommodate the panner balls as they will double in size after they are cooked.
  15. 3.Add the panner balls and cover the cooker. After 1 whistle switch off the flame, leave the cooker for 5 minutes. Then place it under running water to cool down the cooker.
  16. 4.Open the cooker ans remove the panner ball, squeeze them slightly to remove the sugar syrup. Keep this aside.At this point the rasgullas are ready...time to turn it into rasmalai.
  17. 5.Prepare the ras (rabri).Soak saffron in 1/2 cup of hot milk and keep aside.
  18. 6. Pour 2 1/2 cup milk into a thick bottom pan and cook on medium low flame till the milk reduces to less than 2 cups. At this point lot of malai would have formed, while I totally dislike so I passed the rabri through a sieve to remove the malai. Pour back the sieved rabri into the same vessel and place on medium low flame. Add the saffron milk and sugar and mix well.
  19. 7. Now add the rasgullas into the prepared rabri. let it cook for few more minutes so that the soft balls soaks in the sweet rabdi.
  20. 8. Garnish with chopped pistachios. let the rasmalai cool down in room temperature and then chill in the refrigerator before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 816g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 564  
Calories from Fat 132 23%
Total Fat 14.78g 18%
Saturated Fat 8.1g 32%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbs 96.75g 26%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 98.49g 66%
Protein 14.23g 23%

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