1 lb. full fat ricotta cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cardamom powder
1 can Nestle condensed milk
500 ml regular milk
Almonds and pistachios for garnish
A few strands of saffron, soaked in a tbsp of milk
To make sweet balls, mix the ingredients till creamy. Pour in idli moulds and steam them without the lid for 10 minutes or until the tops are springy. Once cool down, take them out of the moulds and keep aside.
To make syrup, mix the ingredients and simmer gently till bubbles form. Let it cool down completely and pour over balls. Refrigerate overnight and serve chilled.