Lagan Nu Custard | How to make Lagan Nu Custard

By Saswati Hota  |  22nd May 2017  |  
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About Lagan Nu Custard Recipe

The Lagan (wedding)Nu Custard is an iconic dessert that Parsis are known for and is served in Parsi weddings and festivals. An irresistible, traditional pudding made with everyday ingredients like milk, eggs and sugar and usually served with loads of nuts. This easy to whip up, rich dessert is also served on this auspicious day of Navroz.

Lagan Nu Custard, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Lagan Nu Custard is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Saswati Hota. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Lagan Nu Custard is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Lagan Nu Custard recipe by Saswati Hota. Lagan Nu Custard can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Lagan Nu Custard just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Lagan Nu Custard can serve 8 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Lagan Nu Custard.

Lagan Nu Custard

Ingredients to make Lagan Nu Custard

  • 5 - eggs
  • 1.5 L - Milk
  • 1/3 Tin - Condensed milk (400gm)
  • 300 gm - sugar (less if your condensed milk is sweetened)
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom and Nutmeg Powder
  • 1 tsp - Vanilla extract
  • A handful of Chopped pistachios & almonds

How to make Lagan Nu Custard

  1. Boil the milk in a heavy bottom pan.
  2. Add the condensed milk and sugar and cook the mixture for nearly 15 minutes on low flame stirring in between to avoid getting burnt.
  3. Cook till the milk is sticky and ivory in colour and cool the milk.
  4. Whisk the eggs in a bowl with vanilla extract, cardamom and nutmeg powder until frothy.
  5. Add the eggs to the cooled milk and mix well.Do not rush this step as the eggs will scramble if it's added to hot milk. So make sure the milk is cooled before adding eggs.
  6. Pour the mixture into individual ramekins or a baking dish and bake at 200 deg C for 45-50 minutes in a preheated oven.
  7. Once done garnish with sliced almonds and pistachios and pop it back into the switched off oven for few minutes.
  8. Chill for few hours and serve.

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