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Have you tried the Rasmalai Cheese Cake?

March 13, 2017 09:00 IST

Surprise your guests with these colourful recipes.

Add a dash of convention to the traditional Holi sweets.

Chef Balvinder Pal Singh Lubhana, executive sous chef, Renaissance Lucknow Hotel tells you how to serve up some goodies.

Rasmalai Cheese Cake (eggless)

Rasmalai cheesecake

Ingredients

For Base

  • 200 gm digestive biscuit crumbs
  • 80 gm butter (melted)

For mousse

  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 500 gm soft cheese
  • 500 gm whipped cream
  • 100 gm milk
  • 400 gm rasmalai (whole)
  • 30 gm gelatin
  • 90 gm chilled water (for soaking gelatin)

For garnish/plating

  • White chocolate spray
  • Pistachio flakes
  • Chocolate garnish

Method

  • Mix biscuit crumbs and butter well. Spread in base of heart shape mould. Refrigerate the mould.
  • Soak gelatin in 90 ml water and keep aside.
  • Make mousse mixture by mixing cheese, whipped cream, milk, and vanilla pod.
  • Remove the refrigerated biscuit crumb mould and arrange the rasmalai layer on top of it.
  • Melt gelatin in the microwave and add in mousse mixture.
  • Pour mixture in the mixture and freeze for overnight.
  • Un-mould the cheese cake and spray it with white chocolate.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator.
  • Garnish with pistachio flakes and chocolate. 

Gulkand Paan Baked Yoghurt

Gulkand paan baked yoghurt

Ingredients

  • 500 gm fresh cream
  • 500 gm yoghurt
  • 400 ml condensed milk (Milkmaid)
  • 20 gm gulkand
  • 20 gm paan flavoured mouth freshener

For garnish/plating 

  • Paan leaf/Paan flavoured mouth freshener

Method

  • Mix fresh cream, yoghurt and condensed milk in a bowl.
  • Mix it well with a whisker.
  • Add flavouring agent like paan mouth freshener and gulkand into the batter
  • Now pour the mixture in small bake proof  ceramic or glass container or bowl
  • Place the bowl in the baking tray 
  • Pour some water into tray and bake it for 6 to 8 minutes at 160 degree Celsius.
  • After baking refrigerate the baked yoghurt for an hour.
  • Garnish with pistachio flakes and chocolate. 
  • You may also add fresh fruits and serve.

Baked Boondi Jamun

Baked boondi jamun

Ingredients

For the boondi

  • 1 teacup kuttu ka atta
  • 3/4 tea cups water 
  • Ghee for frying 

For the rabadi

  • 1 litre milk 
  • 100 gms sugar 

For the sugar syrup

  • 1 teacup sugar 
  • 3/4 teacup water 
  • 2 pinches saffron 

Other ingredients

  • Few blanched almonds (sliced)
  • 50 gm pomegranate

Method

For the sugar syrup 

  • Mix sugar and water and boil the mixture till it reaches 2 threads consistency. Cool slightly.
  • Warm the saffron in a small vessel, add a little water and rub until the saffron dissolves. Add to the syrup. 

For the boondi

  • Prepare a smooth batter with the flour and water.
  • Heat the ghee and pour the batter using a sieve so it forms small boondis. Fry the boondis in batches.
  • Put the boondis in the hot sugar syrup and allow to soak the syrup for a few minutes. 

For the rabadi

  • Allow the milk to boil with the sugar stirring continuously, until it is reduced to 2 cups. Allow to cool slightly.
  • About 15 minutes before serving, spread the boondi evenly in a baking dish.
  • Pour the rabadi mixture over it and sprinkle sliced almonds and cardamom powder on top.
  • Bake in a hot oven at 200 degree C (400 degree F) for 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with pomegranate and serve.
Chef Balvinder Pal Singh Lubhana