Monday, August 10, 2015

Rasmalai( Indian dessert)

Rasmalai is a Bengali sweet dessert very popular among Indian sweet desserts.It is  a sweet preparedwith paneer ( Indian cottage cheese) Rasmeans juice and malai means sweet.Rasmalai is actually Rasgulla soaked in rich saffron flavored milk.I  love this dessert and enjoys when chilled.Usually this can be prepared on special occasions.This time I tried just like that to enjoy leisurely.I'M posting this recipe in BM#55 under the theme no bake desserts. ..Here the recipe..

For Rasgulla preparation: Follow this link  Rasgulla recipe which I already prepared few days back.

For Rasmlai:

  • Rasgullas 10 to 15
  • Milk 500 ml or half liter
  • Sugar 1/2 cup ( can add more sugar up to 1 cup)
  • Cardamom powder 1/4 tspn
  • Saffron few strands
  • Chopped pistachio 3 tbspn spoon

  • Take a deep wide bowl,boil milk in that bowl till it reduces its volume to half
  • Keep stirring in between to avoid burning in the bottom
  • Add sugar and cardamom powder ,mix well until it dissolves.Switch off the flame add saffron soaked in 2 tbspn of hot milk..
  • Take out Rasgullas from sugar syrup squeeze out extra syrup gently.( flatten rasgullas between your palms)Slowly drop flattened rasgullas into the creamy milk mixture,let it cool, once cool refrigerate and serve chilled.
  • Garnish with chopped pistachio or nuts of your choice and enjoy.


  1. Ah so you made from ready rasgullas :) the dessert is tempting!

    1. No vaishali ji I made from chenna.. Again followed the entire process for rasgullas, later I prepare Rasmalai.

  2. The many times I made Rasmalai, I ended up loving it..your cup looks so sinful too..

  3. I love rasmalai and yours look so inviting. I just want a bowl!!!

  4. Rasmalai is always a hit and these have come out very well

  5. My all time fav dessert, looks soo tempting.

  6. Such a delectable and tempting looking Rasmalai. Love it.

  7. Perfectly made rasmalais.Drooling here..

  8. One of my all time fav desserts. Beautifully presented..