Thursday, December 20, 2007

Special Rasmalai

Makes: 15 pieces
Shelflife: Refrigerator fresh 2-3 days.
4 Measuring cup milk for chenna (2% milk)
3 measuring cup milk for Ras
4 - 4 1/2 tbsp. sugar for Ras
1 cup sugar
3 cups of water
safforn, cardomom, pista, almonds
lemon juice
First keep the 3 cups of milk for ras to boil until it remains 1 3/4 cup.
Bring 4 cups of milk to boil. Now to curdle the milk add lemon juice to it stirring continuously.
Then drain it in a thin muslin cloth or handkerchief.
Hold it covered with cloth in the running water.Drain the excess water by pressing the cloth there must not be water remaining.
In a pressure cooker take 3 cups of water and 1 cup of sugar.
Take the chenna out of the cloth in a dish , mash it and make around 15 small size of balls out of it Toss that balls in the pressure cooker and bring two whistle.
In the mean time see the milk for ras may be ready.
Add the sugar for ras to it and add cardomon, pista, almond and safforn to it.Let it cool aside As the pressure cooker is warm now open it take out the balls of chenna with the spoon ina dish and let the water drain by pressing it little and let it cook.
When the milk is cool add chenna balls to it.
Refrigerate it.
And it is ready to serve. Isn't it quick and easy
while putting chenna balls in the pressure cooker do not put one onthe other. Depending on the size of the pressure cooker I put 12 pieces at a time

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