Kesari Rajbhog | How to make Kesari Rajbhog

By Preeti Garg  |  28th Jul 2015  |  
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About Kesari Rajbhog Recipe

Rajbhog is an Indian Mithai which is prepared with chenna (cottage cheese) and saffron, and served in flavoured sugar syrup.

Kesari Rajbhog

Ingredients to make Kesari Rajbhog

  • 2 Cups Fresh Chenna/ cottage cheese
  • 1 Tsp. Refined flour/ Maida
  • 1 Tsp. semolina
  • 24 pistachios Blanched
  • 1 Tsp. Green cardamom Powder
  • 4 Cups sugar
  • Few saffron Strands

How to make Kesari Rajbhog

  1. Knead the fresh chenna until smooth. Add refined flour and semolina and knead again gently.
  2. Divide into twelve equal portions.
  3. Blanch the pistachios in water for 5 minutes and peel, and keep aside.Stuff 2-3 pistachios in each portion of chenna and form into small round ball form.
  4. Combine sugar with three Cup of water. Bring it to a boil and make thin sugar syrup.
  5. Remove scum, if any and add cardamom powder in to the syrup for flavor
  6. Add stuffed chenna balls into sugar syrup.
  7. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on high flame or until they are almost double in size. Keep aside to cool.
  8. Soak the saffron strands in hot water and keep aside. Add saffron color in cool syrup and refrigerate to chill.

My Tip:

Personally I don’t like food color or preservatives in food. For this recipe, I soaked a few saffron strands in warm water to get original kesari/ saffron color which is good for health too.

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