A delicious dessert from the state of Bengal, made with cottage cheese and pineapple..
Sugar / Chini
Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
Tutti Frutti pieces
Boil the milk and remove the cream
from it and boil once again
In a cup, mix lemon juice with 2 tblsp of water.When the milk start boiling again, add the lemon juice mix and stir. If the milk does not start curdling, then add some more lemon juice to it.
When the milk has curdled completely then pour it in a soft muslin cloth.
Pour enough cold water to cool it down and remove the traces of lemon juice mixture.Hold the cloth tightly and squeeze well to remove all the water from it..
Then take the curdled milk solids in a big plate and rub with your palms for 5-7 minutes to smoothen it.
Add powdered sugar,1.5 tbsp finely chopped pineapple pieces and mix gently.
Now heat a nonstick pan and add this mixture to it and cook on slow heat for 3 minutes.
Take it out in the plate and let it cool down to room temperature.Add pineapple essence and rub again with your palm for 3 minutes.
Now grease your hands and make balls from the mixture .Flatten slightly from the top and garnish with 2,3 thin pieces of pineapple, mint leaves and tutti frutti or cherries
Refrigerate for 1 hour and then serve
You can use ready made paneer and skip the steps- from1 to7