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Ras Malai


- 2 (450 g.) Packet. Ricotta Cheese
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 tbsp.  Pistachios, ground
- 1 litre half & half cream

- 3\4 cup sugar
- 1\2 tsp. ground cardamom (elaichi)
- pinch of ground nutmeg 

1. Preheat oven at 350F. Lightly greased a 9X9 inch baking sheet.
2. Place the ricotta cheese, pistachio and sugar into a bowl and mix well. Spread the cheese mixture evenly on the baking sheet and bake it for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and put aside to cool.
3. Add sugar, ellaichi and nutmeg to the cream and bring to boil, lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and cool to room temperature.
4. Cut the cheese mixture into squares and add  to the cream mixture.
5. Sprinkle some slivered almond and pistachios and refrigerate for several hours before serving.
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