Ras Malai Recipe

Ras Malai Recipe

Ras Malai is dumplings made from cottage or ricotta cheese soaked in sweetened, thickened milk delicately flavored with cardamom.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Mix the water and 1 cup of sugar in a pan and boil till all the sugar is dissolved. Turn off the fire and keep syrup aside.
  2. Step 2

    Knead the Paneer ( How to make Paneer ) in a platter till very smooth. Make into balls slightly smaller than the size of a walnut and flatten slightly in the center.
  3. Step 3

    When the Paneer balls are made, reheat the syrup to boiling, then simmer and gently drop in the Paneer balls. Cook for 10 minutes. Turn off fire.
  4. Step 4

    In another pan boil the 1 liter of full cream milk with the 1/2 cup of sugar, till reduced/thickened to 75 percent of its original volume. Turn off the fire, add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Step 5

    Add the syrup soaked paneer balls (after draining) to the milk mixture and chill for a few hours.
  6. Step 6

    Before serving, garnish with slivers of dried fruit.