Low-fat Low-calorie Apple Rasmalai Healthy Recipe
We use 2% low-fat milk to reduce saturated fats, and apple juice to reduce the amount of simple sugars
1. Milk 2% Fat: 1 Quart
2. White vinegar: 2 Tablespoons
3. Double action Baking powder: 1 teaspoon
4. Maida or All purpose flour: 1 Tablespoon
5. Unsweetened Apple Juice: 2 cups
6. Sugar: ¼ Cup
7. Cinnamon powder: ¼ teaspoon
8. Water: ¼ Cup
9. Corn starch: 1 Tablespoon
Step 1: Bring Milk to a boil or at least 200º F. Stir in white vinegar. The cheese will separate. Turn off heat. Put a colander in the sink. Line it with a thin muslin cloth. Empty the contents into the colander. Let it drain. Press out as much water as possible. You have just made Chenna.
Step 2: Mix the Baking powder and the flour. Lay out Chenna on a hard surface. Sprinkle the flour/baking powder mix on the Chenna. Make it into a smooth paste by crumbling and rubbing it with the heel of your palm. Divide it into 16 equal parts. Form them into balls. Press each ball in your hand to form a patty. Now you have Rasmalai Patties.
Step 3: Bring Apple juice and sugar to a boil. Add Rasmalai patties. Let it come to a boil. Cook covered for about 20 minutes. The patties will puff up. Remove patties and place them in a final dish.
Step 4: Stir in cinnamon powder in the apple juice.
Step 5: Stir corn starch in water. add to boiling apple juice. This will thicken the apple juice. Let it cool down to warm. Pour the syrup over the Rasmalai Patties. Store in the Refrigerate. Serve cold. Adjust corn starch according to the thickness of the syrup you like.
Total portions: 16
Each portion equals USDA servings: 74 Calories Discretionary