Freshly curdled Chhena squeezed (Cheese) – 1 kg
Suji ( semolina) – ½ cup
Castor Sugar – 2 cups
Cardamom powder – 1 teaspoon
Raisins – 1/2 cup
Broken pieces of Cashew nuts (optional)
In a big bowl mash Chhena thoroughly. Add Suji and sugar and rest of the ingredients. Mix it well using hands.
To get a caramelized effect on the top. Apply a tablespoon of ghee to the baking tin. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar on the tin. Hold the tin slightly above gas stove for few mins to melt the sugar. Spread the melted sugar evenly.
Then pour the chhena mix over the caramelized sugar. Bake on preheat oven of 180 ‘ C for one hour. Insert a toothpick to check. It is cooked well if the tooth comes out clean.
Cool it for 2 to 3 hours and then turn it upside down. Slice and serve. It stays fresh for a week in the refrigerator.