Today's recipe is a traditional bengali sweet that is also popular in Pakistan, India and bangladesh. It comes in a variety of colors, mainly in pink, white, yellow. Usually garnished with pista, cream or coconut flakes.
Milk 4 cups
Lime/lemon juice 1/4 cup
Sugar 3 cups
Food color pinch
Boil milk on medium heat.
Keep stiring milk during boiling process so that it does not stick at the bottom.
Now add lemon juice and stir well.
Switch off stove and keep stiring.
Now you can see paneer forming on top leaving water.
Now strain water using cheese cloth or muslin cloth.
Wash the paneer with water so that lemon juice smell disappears.
Remove all the water from paneer so that it forms a soft dough kind of paneer.
Now keep pressing with your palm to make a smooth texture.
Add color to paneer and mix well.
Now make small balls and keep aside.
Heat large sauce pan add water and let it boil.
Now add sugar and let it melt in the water.
Once the sugar melts add paneer balls and mix.
Close lid and let it cook on medium heat for 10minutes.
Remove lid and mix again. Let to cook further for another 10minutes.
Let them cool before serving.
Make sure the pan you are using is bigger in size, because the paneer balls become double the size after cooking in sugar syrup.
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