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September 22, 2018

This Diwali, rock the season in the spirit of newness. That’s what Diwali is all about, isn’t it? Renovated homes, new sets of clothes, a New Year, etc. Then why opt for the regular, traditional sweets that have become your Diwali staple? Add some newness to your festive season with Li’l Delights. Are you ready for our trademark no bake gulab jamun cheesecake recipe? Here you go:

Ingredients

Gulab Jamun: 15 nos.

Digestive Biscuits: 10 (crushed into crumbs)

Butter: 3 tablespoons

Unflavored Gelatin / Vegetarian Gelatin (Agar Agar): 2 tablespoons

Warm Water: 1/4 cup

Greek Yogurt / Hung Curd: 2 cups

Grated Cottage Cheese (Paneer): 3 cups

Condensed Milk: 1/2 cup (or a little more; as per taste)

Saffron: A pinch (for garnish)

Chopped Pistachios: About 7-10 (for garnish)

Cooking Oil Spray

Method

  1. Melt the butter and add it to the crushed biscuit crumbs; mix it nicely
  2. Spray the springform pan with cooking oil and line it with the crushed biscuit crumbs

[spread evenly and press gently; refrigerate for 25 to 30 mins]

  1. Add the gelatin in the 1/4 cup of warm water; set it aside for a couple of mins
  2. Blend the grated cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, and condensed milk together

[preferably, in a blender]

  1. Add the gelatin mixture to the blended cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, and condensed milk; mix it nicely
  2. Remove the pan from the refrigerator, spread the jamuns onto the biscuit crumbs, pour in the gelatin and dairy blend on it

[Spread it evenly and place it back in the refrigerator until set right]

  1. Once set, dip the pan into a warm water bowl for 5 to 10 secs and loosen the cheesecake with a knife; open the springform pan to release the cake from it
  2. Sprinkle saffron strands and chopped pistachios on the top
  3. Slice the cheesecake up and serve chill

 

And, voila! Your scrumptious, super delicious, no bake gulab jamun cheesecake is ready. Isn’t this the easiest and most contemporary Diwali sweet you’ve come across? Well, that is what Cocotreat and  Desiburp are all about: adding an unusual sweetness to your life.

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