09/01/2016

Baked Rasgulla (fusion of rasgullas )


Bengal is known for its sweets, in recent years, renowned sweet shops in Kolkata have innovated different fusion sweets. Today I am going to share one of these fusion sweets called Baked Rasogolla(We bong call Rasogolla )  or Rasgulla that is new version  of traditional Rasogolla or Ras Malai.  It is nothing but traditional Rasogolla that is baked in conventional oven with spread of thickened  milk and crumbled  paneer mixture . It has got the touch burnt flavour.It is very easy to make and tastes delicious .


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Author - Moumita 
Preparation Time - 20 Minutes 
Baking  Time - 15 Minutes  (times varies oven to oven)
Servings - 4 
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INGREDIENTS 

Rasgullas : 10 pieces
Milk : 2 cup
Condensed milk : 1/2 cup
Indian Cottage Cheese /  Paneer : 3/4 cup (crumbled )
Sugar- 2 tablespoons
Saffron : few strands, soaked in 2 tblsp. of milk
Cornflour : 1 teaspoon dissolved in 2 teaspoon. water
Cardamom Powder : 1 pinch
Silver Strands or Varak-few (optional )
Chopped almonds and pistachio -few (for garnishing )
METHOD 

Gently squeeze out the sugar syrup from Rasgullas . Now dissolve the rasgullas in bowl of warm water for few minutes. Again carefully  squeeze out all the sugar syrup from them. Keep them aside.Try to remove sugar syrup as much as possible.In a


 Take a heavy bottomed pan, add the milk  bring it to boil.When the milk will start boiling  simmer the gas.Let it boil over low flame until it becomes thick and the quantity becomes half of it. Stir it occasionally to prevent burning at bottom. 

Switch off the gas and let it cool down.

 In a blender, add  thick milk, crumbled paneer, sugar,  condensed milk,cornflour water ,saffron soaked milk and cardamom powder and mix well.  and blend to a semi-smooth mixture.



Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F or 200 degrees C. Take a baking dish, arrange the Rasgullas then pour the blended mixture all over the dish covering the rasgullas well. Place the serving bowl on the top rack of your oven and bake it for about 15 minutes or until the top sets and starts to brown.

Baked Rasgullas are ready.Take out the baking dish from oven and garnish your baked rasgullas with silver strands  or varak. Serve warm or cold whatever  you like.



10 comments:

  1. Hi Moumita, this looks delicious, can you tell me what silver strands or Varak-few is, sounds very interesting. Thanks!

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    1. Hi dear,in india silver strands or varak is used for garnishing the dessert or sweet.see the first photo.
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  2. wow some thing new for me..Rasagulla look delicious and yummy...

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  3. totally loved it :) Very good recipe, will surely try

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  4. I fell in love with baked rasgullas the day I first ate them! Thanks for the recipe! Love to try this tempting dessert

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  5. Bakes rasgulla is nice variation..I actually heard about this concept first time here... Thank you....

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  6. very interesting and innovative. Looks super delicious :-)

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  7. Wow, this looks so yummy..

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