Indian desserts can really make us go weak in the knees. There's something about our ‘desi’ sweets, their layers and textures that remains unparalleled. While we love almost all our traditional Indian desserts, we do have a soft spot for rasmalai, especially when we are craving for a cool, squidgy and milky dessert. The tender sweet doused in juicy and creamy mixture or malai can cheer us up in a jiffy.

Rasmalai is a wholesome sweet treat made by curdling the milk into chena which is then boiled with sugar syrup and lastly dunked into the thick milk or rabdi. But now rasmalai can be easily made at the comfort of your own home and you can easily recreate the halwai-style magic with this bread rasmalai recipe, which will surely leave your sweet cravings satiated.


• 1ltr whole milk

• 2 tbsp water

• 6-8 white bread slices

• ¼ cup sugar, or as per taste

• 7-8 saffron strands

• 1 tsp ground cardamom

• 3 tablespoons chopped nuts


1. Take a thick bottom pan and pour milk into it. Let it boil in medium flame heat for 7-8 mins.

2. Crush the saffron strands with 1 tbsp water and add the mixture into the milk.

3. Keep stirring the milk occasionally until the quantity is reduced to half.

4. Add sugar and let it dissolve completely. After that add cardamom and chopped nuts. Let it boil for another 10 minutes,

5. Turn off the flame and keep it aside.

6. Now cut the slices of bread into round shapes with the help of a small katori.

7. After that, soak the bread slices into the rasmalai syrup and then garnish it with nuts.

8. Refrigerate it and let it cool for some time.

And that’s it. Your mouth-watering rasmalai is ready to devour.