niedziela, 4 maja 2008

"Ras Malai", from Chef Jim

"Ras Malai", from Chef Jim at Chef Jim. Ras Malia is dumplings made from cottage or riccotta cheese soaked in sweetened, thickened milk delicately flavored with cardamom. Serve it chilled and garnished with slivers of dried fruit. See Jim for this lovely recipe.
Przepis : Chef Jim

2 lbs ricotta cheese1/2 cup sugar32 oz half & half milk
A pinch of saffron1/4 tsp crushed cardamom seeds1/2 cup blanched almonds2 tbsp crushed green pistachios

Preparation of ras malai:
Mix the cheese with sugar and little cardamom powder and spread out on a baking tray.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until it sets. It should not get brown.
Remove from oven, cool at room temperature and cut into 2" squares.
Place them in a dessert bowl.

Mix the other ingredients, except the pistachios well in a separate dish and pour over the squares.
Decorate the rasmalai with pistachios, chill for 2-3 hours and then