Rasmalai ,another delicious mind-blowing dessert from Odisha..RASAGOLLA’s Sibling.
So before you start making this delicious dessert Rasmalai just keep these lines in mind.
“Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more. ~Edward ”
It needs a little skill ,a step by step process to follow .But believe me at the end when you will have this soft Rasmalais you gonna praise yourself at first. They are just killer.
If you serving these Cheese dumplings to your friends ,they may ask you to prepare again & again .You have to first prepare curdled milk-cheese at home .
Though in Odisha this form of cheese “chenna” is easily available at sweet shops. The same chenna is used for preparing soft Rasagollas .
Read the recipe twice and start your cooking journey. Happy Cooking ….
Rasmalai / Steamed Cheese dumplings in fragrant milk
Boil 1 liter milk in a pan.When it reaches boiling point add vinegar .Let it boil for 2 minute till you see it starts curdling and cheese getting formed.
switch off the flame.
Boil 1 liter milk in a pan.When it reaches boiling point add vinegar .Let it boil
for 2 minute till you see it starts curdling and cheese getting formed.
switch off the flame.
Cool a bit and drain the water.Tie in a muslin cloth and rinse twice with cold water.Now squeeze it to make the water out.Hang the cheese in the muslin cloth
for 30 minute.
Take out the cheese from cloth.At this point the cheese should be dry with no moisture.So you can use paper-napkin to soak extra moisture if any.
Now on your kitchen countertop first crumble the cheese.Start kneading
this chenna with palm of you hand for at-least 5 minute.
Mix semolina,cardamom powder and 1 tsp powdered sugar.
knead it another 3 to 5 minute .The dough will be silky,smooth.
when you feel it start releasing slight oil or it feels greasy,stop kneading.
Divide the dough into 10 equally sized balls.
In a pan start boiling 1/2 liter milk for 5 minute.Add saffron,rose water and
cook for 2 minute.
6.Add condensed milk at slow flame.Cook for 5 minute stirring it occasionally.
Add chopped almond and switch off the flame.
5.In the mean time add 1 cup sugar with 5 cup water in a big kadhai.
Start boiling it at high flame.Press each ball a little at center and drop
them into the boiling sugar syrup carefully.
cover with a lid and let it cook for 5 minute at medium flame.Open the lid and
add 1 cup water .
Flip the balls with a spoon carefully.Cover the lid and
cook it for another 5 to 7 minute.you can see size of each ball became almost double.
Switch off the flame and take these balls out from the liquid.
Press each ball little with a back side of spoon.Drop them into prepared
fragrant milk.Fragrant milk should be hot.
Let it cool completely.Garnish with chopped dry fruits of your choice or
serve as it is.