Authentic Rasmalai

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A nice Rasmalai recipe.


  1. Paneer 500 grams
  2. Sugar 1 cup
  3. Choti Ilaychi ( Green Cardamom) Powder 1/4 teaspoon
  4. 4 cups water
  5. 1 tablespoon thinly sliced almonds
  6. 1 tablespoon thinly sliced Green pistachios
  7. Rose Water or Kewra Water – few drops
  8. Evaporated Milk – 300 ml
  9. Full Fat milk – 200 ml


  1. First of all make the Chasni (Sugar Syrup) by putting 3 cups of water and 1/2 cup of sugar and bring it to boil and keep aside.
  2. Mash the Paneer by hand and knead it till very smooth. ( It is best to use the freshly home made paneer (chena) for this purpose.
  3. Make small balls of the dough and make walnut sized balls.
  4. Press these balls to flatten them .
  5. Now take the sugar syrup and put it on heat.
  6. Put the paneer balls and cook for 10 minutes and keep aside.
  7. Take a sauce pan and add the Evaporated Milk and Full Fat Milk and boil and add 1/2 cup of sugar.
  8. Let it simmer for few minutes until it starts to thicken.
  9. Sprinkle the greeen cardamom powder.
  10. Pick up the paneer balls from the sugar syrup ( just discard the sugar syrup) and add it in this thickened milk.
  11. Leave this in the fridge to chill.

Serve chilled by sprinkling the rose water or kewra water and the sliced almonds and pistachios.