Kesar Rajbhog is the richer cousin of Rassogulla /Rasagulla/Rasabhari.Rajbhog mithai is also one of the most canned recipes.
What is the difference between rajbhog and rasgulla?
Both are made of chenna/paneer.However,rajbhog dessert has a warm hue of yellow saffron color and is slightly bigger.Small stuffing of dry fruit within paneer enhances the flavor.It is easy to make and you can make it a day earlier to any party.Kids and elders both love it.
This sweet is delicate and spongy and gluten-free.
It is a good way of feeding milk to picky kids.However,you need to guard the sugar intake.
Saffron or Kesar is a powerhouse of anti-oxidants & has cancer preventing properties.Thus it is better than feeding kids creamy cake.
You can always squeeze a bit for the kids so that sugar syrup is removed.
After all,the only way to enjoy sugar all life long is to actually eat less sugar.
Most Krishna temples serve this sweet in their 'Prasadam' during festivities.This sweet is immensely popular.You can find many tins in the market place.Many companies like Haldiram's,Sugarless Bliss,Nanaji,Ghasitaram's,Vijay Dairy,Bikaji,Bhikaram Chandmal sell canned version. Nowadays even candies and cakes with Rajbhog flavor are available.You can make this day or two before the party at home.Making it with fresh ingredients is just another feather in your cap.
You can also offer it as bhog during Dussehra and Navratri/Navratre.
Step by Step pictures of Raj bhog sweet
Read the Kesar Rajbhog recipe below: