Ras Malai (Indian cheese balls in milk)

Recipe by Steve P.
READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the milk into a large pan with the sugar.
  • Crush the cardamoms and add to the pan with the saffron.
  • Simmer the mixture over a medium heat until it has been reduced by half and thickened slightly.
  • Turn the heat down as low as possible under the pan.
  • Beat the cottage cheese and flour together, divide into six or eight portions and roll these into balls.
  • Flatten each one slightly and drop them into the pan of milk.
  • Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and carefully transfer into a serving bowl.
  • Cool completely, then stir in the rosewater or kewra essence.
  • Chill.
  • Just before serving, chop the pistacchio nuts and sprinkle over the top.
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