Rasabali is one of my favourite sweet/dessert and an all time hit among oriya peoples...Its an authentic Oriya recipe and also among the Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath Temple,Puri, as well as used as Prasad in other famous temples of Orissa,India...This dish is made of milk and paneer...My father in law is a gr8 cook and he used to make these awesome and heavenly dessert at home usually...and i learned this tasty and superb recipe from him...There are 2 variations of this recipe, you can make the consistency of milk according to ur taste, as some people like it with thick consistency of milk and others like it thin...So its up to u...i like both the way...and here it goes:-
1 Cup Paneer(Cottage Cheese)
1 tsp Semolina(Sooji)
1 tsp Wheat Flour(Atta)
1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
1 tsp Powdered Sugar
1 ltr Milk
1/2 Cup Sugar
Sliced Almonds for Garnishing
Oil For deep Frying
Boil the milk and simmer in a heavy bottom vessel.
Add Sugar to the boiling milk.
Stir continuously on a low fire,so that it doesnt stick to bottom.
Cook until the milk is reduced to half of the ammount.
It will take approx 40 min- 1hr.
Meanwhile mash the paneer properly by adding cardamom powder, powdered sugar, semolina and wheat flour to it.
Knead it to a smooth and soft mixture.
U can also do it by using a blender.
After kneading, devide it to small balls and slightly flattened them like tikkis.
Heat oil in a wok/kadhai and deep fry them on low fire.
Drain excess oil by keep them on paper towel.
Do not over fry the paneer tikkis.
Now add them to the boiling milk, simmer for 1-2 mins and switch off the fire.
Let it cool down.
Serve warm or chilled...enjoy the heavenly tasty rasabali....:-)