Are you a part of the majority that are always craving desserts? Well, one thing that we are certain of is that you’ve been missing them on a Keto diet. This is owed to the fact that consuming sugar is not advised when on a Keto diet. Sugar after all is the most common source of carbohydrate that we consume. Well, we’re here with some good news. You don’t need to fret anymore, you enjoy this delicious recipe of Keto Rasmalai whenever you want. One thing’s for certain, it will most definitely satisfy your frequent dessert cravings.
Rasmalai is one of the most cherished sweets in Indian weddings, parties and festivals. Rasmalai is basically sweetened cheese added to sweetened and flavoured milk and serve chilled.
One of the most loved sweets of the multi-faceted Indian cuisine is Rasmalai. It is basically sweetened cheese added to sweetened and flavoured milk and served chilled. Being on the Keto diet, an Indian you were missing this dessert. Don’t worry; Keto Rasmalai is a thing, and you enjoy it whenever you want.
The keto style of your favourite tries best to match up with the original version. And can be made easily at home for your special occasions, when you might feel left out.
Keto Rasmalai is a popular Indian Keto Dessert. This recipe is a rich cheesecake without a crust to satisfy sweet cravings.
- 1 Litre Milk as high fat as possible
- 2 ½ tbsps white vinegar or lemon juice
For Sugar syrup:
- 1-1.5 litres water
- 5-6 tbsps Erythritol + Monk fruit blend (or sweetener of your choice) Adjust according to your sweetener
For the Rabri:
- 500ml unsweetened almond milk
- ¼ cup table cream
- 4 tbsp Erythritol + Monk fruit blend (or sweetener of your choice) Adjust according to your sweetener
- 4 cardamom pods lightly crushed
- ¼ tsp almond extract
- 1/8th tsp of yellow food colouring or 2-3 strands Saffron or
- 4-5 almonds chopped/crushed
To make Chenna/Paneer Discs:
- Bring your milk to a boil turn off the flame and add vinegar (or lemon juice) and stir as the milk separates.
- Once separated pour the paneer and whey into a strainer/colander lined with a cheese or muslin cloth.
- Gently press out the liquid.
- Hang it from your kitchen sink tap to drip the rest of the whey for about 20minutes.
- Put the paneer on a plate or clean surface and start kneading it really well to bring the crumbles together into a nice soft dough ball. This will require at least 10 minutes of kneading. This is a really important step for spongy and soft chenna disc so don’t stop ahead of the 10minutes.
- Once done, make the individual balls to flatten them into discs, they don’t need to be perfect the next step will even them out and also this dish is quite forgiving. Set aside.
For Sugar Syrup:
- Add water and sweetener to the vessel ( the discs will expand and need the room )
- Taste to assure it’s not just watery sugar syrup and adjust your sweetener accordingly.
- Bring the syrup to a boil
- Add discs to the syrup, close and cook for about 15minutes. Check on them.
- Once they have grown in size, use a slotted spoon to gently remove them from the syrup. Before removing them, use, preferably a wooden spoon, to Gently press the excess syrup out of the discs before setting down in a wide dish or bowl.
- Add the almond milk, cream and sweetener to a heavy-bottomed saucepan with cardamon and saffron ( if available).
- If using food colour save it for later.
- Bring the milk to a boil and add the colour or almond extract if that what you are using.
- Taste and adjust the sweetness to your liking.
- Turn off the flame, let it cool for a few minutes s and when it’s still warm pour the Rabri all over the discs.
- Try to make the discs really soak and absorb all that yummy milk.
- Top with your almonds or any nuts of your choice.
- Refrigerate overnight.
Nutritional facts per serving :
- Calories: 339.2 kcal
- Total Carbs: 6.6 g
- Total Fats: 30.4 g
- Fibre: 0.4g
- Protein: 11.6 g
Try this Keto Rasmalai at your place and enjoy!
The Keto version of this world-famous Indian sweet tries its best to match up to the original version. And can be made on Indian festivals, or special occasions, when you might feel left out.
We love this recipe and we know you will too. This is as easy as it gets, so what is your excuse now? Get yourself started today and Stay tuned for more such keto weight loss journeys, health content, and recipes! Also, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for the daily dose of the Keto Lifestyle!