Preparing the milk patties:
Mix the milk powder with baking soda and egg to form a pliable mixture. Knead into a soft & smooth dough. Keep it aside for few minutes. Then make small balls from the dough and flatten lightly(thickness of a cookie). (OR)
Preparing the cheese patties(Paneer):
In a pan boil the milk over medium heat for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat and add the lemon juice, stirring constantly for 10 seconds, until the milk curdles and separates from the whey, it will be yellowish in color. Remove and drain in a cheese cloth tied over the sink or a container until all the liquid has drained(1 hour).
Take the cheese(paneer) & knead for 5 minutes, until it is in the consistency of dough. Add the all purpose flour & baking powder. Knead thoroughly to make a soft and smooth dough. Then make small balls and flatten lightly.
In a large pan heat the milk and dissolve the sugar in it. Put the crushed cardamom pods. Leave it to boil for 10 minutes. Stir constantly. Put the milk (or) cheese patties in the boiling milk. Simmer the heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes until they puff and float on the surface of the milk syrup. Turn off the heat and cool. Refrigerate.
While serving, place the milk (or) cheese patties on a dessert dish. Pour the milk syrup over them evenly. Garnish with chopped pistachios, almonds & cashewnuts. Refrigerate for atleast 2 hours before serving.