Ras Malai Cake is a twist on a extremely popular Bengali dessert “Ras Malai“. Ras Malai is made with home made cheese referred to as “paneer” or “chana”. It consists of soppy paneer balls immersed in chilled creamy milk. Ras Malai has been all the time my favourite dessert for so long as I can keep in mind. Again once I got here to the U.S. a few years in the past, Indian cooking was a problem as there have been only a few Indian components accessible. Indian groceries weren’t as plentiful again then. To prime that off, I used to be additionally a brand new cook dinner. I keep in mind my buddies and I might all the time experiment with totally different recipes for Indian meals utilizing no matter components we may discover. We knew we needed to make do with what we had by being inventive and studying to cook dinner utilizing the components have been accessible. One factor we found is utilizing ricotta cheese as an alternative choice to paneer because it was the closest in consistency to paneer. We began utilizing ricotta cheese to make many milk-based Indian desserts. It was then that I realized how one can make Ras Malai. Whereas it definitely was not the identical because the “actual factor”, it was tremendous easy to make and really tasty! Most significantly, I obtained to take pleasure in a bit of style of house with my favourite Indian dessert! I’ve finished yet another recipe utilizing Ricotta cheese Microwave Milk Cake. Get pleasure from!This recipe will serve 6.
Prep Time 5 minutesminutes
Cook dinner Time 40 minutesminutes
15ozRicotta Cheeseentire milk
Milk for Rasmalai
fewstrands of saffron
I’m additionally utilizing a 5×7 Pyrex pan for baking the cake, line the pan with parchment paper.
Combine the ricotta, sugar, cardamom, and saffron collectively effectively. Switch the ricotta cheese combination right into a spherical Pyrex bowl. It must be round 1/2″ thickness. Bake it at 300 levels F for 35 minutes.
After 10 minutes cowl the cake with aluminum foil, which is able to forestall the cake browning from the highest. Let it cool off to room temperature.
Whereas baking the cake, ready the milk. Boil the milk in a frying pan on medium warmth till the milk reduces to about 1 cup (Be certain that moist the frying pan earlier than placing the milk to forestall milk to not burn). Stir the milk sometimes. Put aside.
Take the ricotta cake out into the serving plate, pour the milk over and garnish with almonds and pistachios. Preserve it within the fridge for a minimum of one hour, serve chill.