Rasmalai: An Easy Recipe by Phupo Pari

If you feel my recent posts have only been about food and desserts, you’re absolutely right! My phupo (father’s sister) was visiting me and she is an amazing cook! We had a great time cooking together and here is her rasmalai recipe that a lot of you requested after our Instagram story. Below is also a video of her cooking it.

Rasmalai Recipe

This recipe makes almost 12 balls of rasmalai. You can double the ingredients if you want more.


Milk: 2 cups (full cream)

Carnation evaporated milk: 1 can

Nido powder milk: 1 cup

Baking powder: 1 teaspoon

Cardamom seeds: 4-5

Sugar: 6-8 tablespoon

egg: one

cooking oil: 2 teaspoon

pistachios: around 12 cut in slices

all-purpose flour: 1 teaspoon

How to Make Rasmalai:

  • Put the milk in a pot on medium heat.
  • Add one cup of evaporated milk, cardamom seeds (after opening them) and 6-8 tablespoons of sugar. Stir well and let it cook.
  • After one boil comes in the milk, reduce the heat to low.
  • Now prepare dry mix by add one cup Nido dry milk, one teaspoon baking powder (totally leveled) and 1 teaspoon all purpose flour. Mix well.
  • Beat an egg and add to the mix along with two teaspoon cooking oil. You can add a couple of cardamom seeds to this also. Add egg gradually to the mix and knead.
  • Knead till your hands run dry when you touch it.
  • Now make the rasmalai shapes and put in a plate.
  • Add to the milk in the pot one by one. Make sure the heat is low and cover for five minutes.
  • Open the cover and stir around the oval shapes by moving the pot.
  • You can add pistachios now or later for garnish.
  • Keep moving the rasmalai as they puff in size, should take ten minutes
  • Let it cool a bit.
  • Take out rasmalai in a dish, one at a time. If you take out all together when hot, they will break.
  • Add the milk on top and let it cool. Then put it in the fridge for two hours.
  • You can garnish with pistachios before serving. The rasmalai suck in more milk if you leave them overnight.

Here is the video of the recipe:


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One thought on “Rasmalai: An Easy Recipe by Phupo Pari

  1. Aslm! I’m an Indian staying in Saudi Arabia n am a big time fan of Pakistani dresses n food…tried ur lovely phupho’s easy rasmalai recipe…turned out really good n looks like bought from a sweet shop…this is the first trial where my rasmalais r jus purrrfect soft n jus so beautiful ??JAZAKALLAH KHAIRAN!! Convey my salaam n regards to ur sweet phupho?

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