Ras Malai

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Ras Malai is a traditional dessert where small balls are made of dry milk and then cooked in milk.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes (plus chilling time)
  • COOK TIME: 45 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 8 persons
Ras Malai


  • 2 liters fresh milk
  • 8 – 10 green cardamom 8-10
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups dry milk powder
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon flour / maida
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 eggs
  • Nuts (Almonds or Pistachios or both), for garnish


  • 1. Heat milk in a large saucepan and bring to boil.
  • 2. Once milk comes to boil, add cardamom and sugar.
  • 3. Cook for about 10 minutes to let the flavor of the cardamom infuse in the milk. Make sure you keep an eye on the milk else it might boil over.
  • 4. In the meanwhile take a bowl and add milk powder,baking powder, flour and ghee. Mix well. Add eggs and knead to make a soft medium dough.
  • 5. Make small balls of the milk powder and egg dough. Add the balls in the hot milk and cook on high flame for about 5 minutes.
  • 6. Lower the flame and cook for 10 – 15 minutes.
  • 7. Take off heat and let cool. Keep in refrigerator to chill.
  • 8. Garnish with nuts and serve chilled.


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