Rasmalai Easy


Rasmalai Easy

A delicious sweet in an easy way
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 5 people


  • 8 cups Whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • 4 cups Half and Half
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • Cardamom powder A pinch, Elakka
  • Cheese cloth
  • Colander


  • Boil the whole milk in a pan.
  • Once the milk comes to a rolling boil, slowly add the lemon juice to it.
  • :- You will see the milk start curdling up.
  • Once all the milk gets curdled and liquid appears as a light green color, turn the heat off.
  • Drain the curds to a colander lined with cheese cloth.
  • Tie the cloth from corners and place a weight on top and leave for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, place the paneer onto a dish and add 1 tsp sugar.
  • Knead the paneer well until it becomes soft and make lemon size balls out of it.
  • Press the balls little bit and make into a flat shape.
  • Meanwhile, boil 5 cups of water and add 1 cup of sugar.
  • Keep a 1/4 cup for later use.
  • Add the paneer balls and cook for 10 minutes until it becomes double in size.
  • Once they become double, place it onto a dish with the sugar syrup saved and allow to cool.
  • Once cooled, press little bit to drain excess syrup.
  • Boil half and half in a pan and add 2 cups of sugar.
  • Once it reaches boil, add the paneer balls into it along with the cardamom powder.
  • Turn off heat and allow to cool.
  • Place in a refrigerator and serve chilled.
  • :- If you want, add some sliced almonds as a garnish.
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Response (3)
  1. s
    sunitha December 20, 2008

    Hope this is the original Rasmalai recipe! I will try and let u know.What is meant by cheese cloth?

  2. c
    chitra July 3, 2008

    hey sujitha,

    excellent recipe.my husband liked it very much.thanks a lot.

  3. D
    DK February 10, 2009

    It came out awesome. I had tried another receipe previously and it was a disaster. Your receipe tastes authentic!!!! Thanks!!

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