Let’s face it, most of us haven’t baked as many cakes in life as in this ongoing lockdown. Off late, we also experimented with new styles of baking. Did you know that you don’t always need an oven or microwave to bake a cake, you can bake a cake on a tawa without most of your conventional baking ingredients. This malai the cake is so desi and decadent that in a dessert you will find the goodness of a rasmalai, milk cake, cake and rabri. Intrigued a lot?
This recipe by food vlogger and YouTuber Parul is great for your locking cravings. It’s easy to make, you don’t even need an army of ingredients to make it, and best of all, it’s so quick to put together. Here is what you should do.
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How To Make A Malai Cake | Malai Cake Recipe:
1. Take a large bowl and add fresh curd to the bowl.
2. Add the powdered sugar, followed by the neutral flavor oil. Mix everything well.
3. Place a sieve on top of the bowl and add the maida, followed by the baking powder and baking soda. Sieve everything well and mix.
4. Then add a little milk and mix everything together until you get a paste the consistency of a ribbon.
5. Take a heavy-bottomed pan, grease the pan with oil. Place the butter paper on the saucepan (optional). Grease the paper with butter.
6. Transfer the dough to the pan. When finished, gently pat the pan once.
7. Place a roti tawa on the pan and preheat it.
8. Place the mold with the cake batter on the roti tawa, put the lid on top. And over low heat, bake the cake for 12 to 15 minutes.
9. Now prepare the rabri. Add water to a saucepan, then milk (room temperature). Let it boil and reduce the milk to 60 percent.
10. Add sugar. Scrape the sides and mix it with the milk. Now add saffron (optional).
11. For flavor, add cardamom powder. Continue to mix. Put out the fire. Let cool.
12. Now come back to your cake. Poke it with a toothpick and see if it’s fully cooked from the inside. Let cool and unmold.
13. Prick the cake several times with a fork. Spread the rabri on top of the cake. Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.
Your cake is ready. You can watch the detailed recipe here. Try this recipe at home and let us know how you enjoyed it.
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