Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai Recipe

On the occasion of lights- Diwali-people enjoy feasting on mouthwatering recipes. Since there is a practice of exchange of sweets on this occasion, it has almost become a custom in every family to prepare umpteen numbers of scrumptious traditional sweets and distribute them amongst relatives and neighbors. People generally prefer making sweets that are universally liked. One of the universally liked sweet is the Rasmalai. Made of cheese, milk, sugar and kesar, this is considered to be a ‘royal recipe’. As this royal recipe is not very difficult to make, you can also try making it as per the instructions given below.


Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 25-30 minutes
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Rasmalai Recipe :
  • container whole-milk ricotta cheese :     1 (15 ounce)
  • white sugar :     1/4 cup
  • half and half :     3 cups
  • white sugar :     1 cup
  • ground cardamom :     1/4 teaspoon
  • rose water (optional) :     1/2 teaspoon
  • saffron :     1 pinch
  • chopped blanched almonds :     1 tablespoon
  • chopped pistachio nuts :     2 teaspoons

Preparation Method for Rasmalai Recipe :

  • Mix the cheese with sugar and little cardamom powder and spread out on a baking tray.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or wait till it sets. It should not get brown.
  • Remove from oven, cool at room temperature and cut into 2" squares. Place them in a dessert bowl.
  • Mix the other ingredients, except the pistachios well in a separate dish and pour over the squares.
  • Decorate with pistachios, chill for 2-3 hours and then serve.