KESAR MALAI SANDWICH

10816120_10202825724355520_1636683438_n

It’s a very delicious and very unique Bengali Sweet. Here we make sandwich using Rasgulla and khoya cream. It tastes awesome when served chilled..

Ingredients:
Paneer

  • 1 lt Milk
  • 1 lemon

Sugar syrup

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 cup Water
  • Few Saffron Strands
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder

Khoya Mixture

  • 2/3 cup Khoya
  • 4 tbsp whipping cream
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • small pinch of edible Color
  • 1 tbsp Pistachio slices for garnishing10818543_10202825711475198_599750425_n

Method:
Paneer

To make Paneer, bring milk to boil over medium heat Keep stirring to avoid burning and to form malai on top surface. Add Lemon Juice slowly into boiling milk. Turn heat to low. Milk will start curdling immediately. Paneer granules and water will get separated completely.

10836263_10202827368436621_738019497_n     10836380_10202827363916508_632731142_n10822213_10202827364476522_799802048_n

Drain all the water in muslin cloth. Wash Paneer granules with cold water. Twist the cloth and squeeze out all the water.

10815884_10202827366556574_2066928358_n      10833664_10202827363636501_2052020125_n
Put squeezed paneer into a Thali. Knead the paneer well. Make a very smooth dough without any granules and lumps. Divide this dough into equal balls. Gently Press each ball a little.

10818718_10202827366356569_1971527261_n  10814113_10202827368076612_174588755_n 10833981_10202827363316493_774979055_n     10833936_10202827367756604_2011442838_n

Sugar Syrup
In a deep pan, add sugar and water, stir. Once mixture starts boiling add Saffron strands and Cardamom Powder.

10815629_10202827367036586_1407010953_n 10822317_10202827369236641_69188155_n

After a minute add  Paneer balls. Cover with lid and cook for 18 to 20 minutes. Do not cover completely, After 20 minutes, turn the heat off and let the Paneer balls rest for atleast 2 hours into sugar syrup.

10735709_10202827364276517_951023598_n 10822247_10202827369716653_1317457212_n
Malai Mixture
Roast Khoya till color changes to light pink. It will be like a semi stiff dough.Once become cold, mesh the Khoya with fingers and crush all the lumps.

10833996_10202827743846006_557558955_n   10822234_10202827742805980_1665031985_n

Add whipping cream and sugar, mix well. Blend nicely to fine smooth paste. Add little edible color, mix evenly. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

10815627_10202827369556649_1318651857_n 10841160_10202827364836531_534755380_n
After 3 hours, remove soaked Paneer balls from sugar syrup. DO NOT SQUEEZE. Cut each piece horizontally into two equal parts.

10833923_10202827368916633_438164912_n10822581_10202827365476547_847272288_n

spread 1 tsp khoya mixture on one part and place second part on it. Press lightly.

10836179_10202827366836581_1815238522_n10822399_10202827365116538_1194245547_n

Garnish with Pistachio slivers..Refrigerate for an hour and then serve.

10834055_10202825723835507_1199082053_n

Note:

Avoid copper or aluminum cookware.to make paneer. Don’t squeeze more water from paneer. Gently allow to drain water for 10-12 mins. Don’t make it over dry.

One can also use Rose Water or some drops of Rose Essence.

One can Use edible silver foil to make it more attractive.

Happy Cooking 🙂 🙂

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: