This social distancing and isolation have got many of us donning the chef hats. Since all the restaurants, outlets, joints, cafes are shut during this lockdown, all options we have are home-cooked food. Right now all we are looking for are recipes using limited ingredients that are usually present in our pantry. But once in a while, we need to indulge in some sweet tooth cravings and we all deserve it. Little sweet will not hurt anyways. It is better to indulge in our cravings every now and then and satiate them to avoid driving our folks crazy.
This Bread Rasmali recipe is a fuss-free, easy and requires few ingredients to prepare it. It whips up in no time and tastes so good and delightful. Rasmalai is a sweet that hardly anyone is not aware of or doesn’t like it. This recipe is made using full-fat milk and sweetened condensed milk. If you are not using sweet condensed milk, you can add sugar in the recipe. It is a very simple recipe using bread piece that is easily available during this period. So if you are craving for a sweet dish just like I did, just don’t think a lot and whip up this easy Bread Rasmalai recipe.
I have referred the recipe from Padhuskitchen and here is the original link to the recipe Easy Bread Rasmalai.
Recipe of Bread Rasmalai
Makes: 4-5 bowls
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
Preparation time: 5 Minutes
Chilling time: 3-4 hours
1-liter full-fat Milk preferable
5-6 White Bread slices
200 grams Condensed milk
1 tsp Cardamom powder
6-7 strands of saffron
A Handful of dry rose petals
A handful of chopped mix nuts, I have used Almonds and pecan nuts
- Boil the milk in a heavy bottom pan for 5 minutes stirring in between.
- Meanwhile, soak 6-7 strands of saffron in hot milk and mix well.
- Add condensed milk, cardamom powder, saffron in the milk and boil for 5-6 more minutes on a low heat stirring in between till the milk reduces in quantity by 1/4th.
- Let the milk cool for about half an hour.
- Once the milk cools down, put it in the refrigerator for 4-5 hours,
- Now take big bread slices and with the help of a round cookie cutter cut 4 small rounds from each slice.
- Arrange all the bread slices on a plate and pour 1 spoon of Rasmalai milk on each slice.
- See to it that the bread slices are soaked just enough in milk.
- If you pour more milk it will be very soggy and if you pour less, it will not absorb and hence will not be moist,
- now keep this soaked bread pieces in the fridge for half an hour.
- Just before serving bread ras malai, place the pieces of soaked bread in bowls and pour milk on top, garnish with chopped nuts and rose petals and serve it immediately.
This recipe is easy, however since the bread has salt in it, it may taste a little salty.
Bread has a tendency to be soggy so please be careful with steps 10 and 11.
Always serve it chilled.