4 cups milk for paneer (2% milk)
3 cups milk for Ras(sweetened milk)
4 - 4 1/2 tbsp. sugar for Ras(sweetened milk)
1 cup sugar
3 cups of water
A pinch of yellow food coloring
1.Boil 3 cups of milk for ras until it is reduced to 1 3/4 cup.
2.Bring 4 cups of milk to boil. Now to curdle the milk ,add lemon juice to it stirring continuously.
3.Then drain it through a clean,fine cloth.(I prefer a fine handkie)
4.Hold it covered with cloth under running water. Drain the excess water by pressing the cloth there must not be any water remaining.
5.In a pressure cooker add 3 cups of water and 1 cup of sugar.
6.Take the paneer out of the cloth in a dish, mash it knead it till smooth and make around 15 small sized balls out of it
7.Pressure cook the paneer balls in the pressure cooker for 2 whistles in the sugar syrup.
8.Add the sugar to the boiled milk and add cardamom, and saffron to it. Let it cool .
9.Let the pressure cooker cool. Open it take out the balls of paneer with the spoon and let the water drain by pressing it little and let it cool.Flatten the paneer balls.
10.When the milk is cool add paneer balls to it.
11.Refrigerate it.Serve chilled.
# You can decorate it with sliced almonds before you serve them.