Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Ras Malai رس ملائی

Ras Malai

Ras Malai is a delicious sweetmeat liked by all ages. Purely milk based sweetmeat.

Ingredients for Malai (Milk doughnut):

  • Milk  full cream   2 litre
  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice  1-2 teaspoon or tatri 1-2 pinch
  • Corn starch 1-2 teaspoon
  • Sugar 2 kg

Ingredients for Ras ( Sweetened and flavoured Milk)

  • Milk  1 litre
  • Pistachio  chopped   20
  • Almonds slices and chopped 20
  • Cardamom seeds 1/8 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1/2 - 1 cup
  • Rose essences few drops


  • Boil milk in a pan, after few boils add lemon juice 1 teaspoon at once and stirr, the milk will start coagulating if does not start add more lemon juice.
  • Instead of using lemon juice the tatri (any food acid like Citric acid, Tartaric acid or Malic acid is a better choice if available, it will not impart flavour to milk)
  • When milk fully coagulated add one glass cold water and sieve through muslin cloth (malmal cloth).
  • You will get 200-250 gram of Shaninna (cottage cheese).
  • Now add  baking powder and corn starch to it and dough well to a smooth texture. Then made small balls or patty shaped dumbles from it and keep aside.
  • In a separate pan take  one glass water add sugar  and cook on medium flame to make sugar syrup (chashni or sheera) when boiling started add prepared balls to it and cook till balls doubles in size.
  • Remove from sugar syrup in a pan fill 3/4th  with tap water. After 5 minutes squeeze carefully to remove excess water.
  • Add these to sweetened and flavoured  milk with pistachio, almonds , cardamom seeds and few drops of rose essences.
  • Delicious Ras malai is ready, cool in refrigerator and serve.

Preparation of Sweetened and Flavoured Milk

  • Heat Milk then add Pistachio, almond, sugar, cardamom seeds and rose essence, then cool.

Ras Malai From Karachi