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Mishti Doi

Bindiya Sharma
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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It is one of the most famous Bengali Dessert,very easy to make and rich in taste.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Simmering
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 litre full cream milk
  2. 2-3 cardamoms
  3. 1/3 cup sugar (can add an additional 2 tbsp if you like it sweeter)
  4. 2-3 tablespoons yogurt/curd for setting
  5. some shelled chopped pistachios for garnishing


  1. Heat milk in a heavy utensil on a medium flame.Keep stirring the milk (so that it doesn’t burn at the bottom) until it starts simmering and reduces a bit in quantity.
  2. Turn off the flame and add half amount of sugar into it.
  3. Heat a pan and add rest of the sugar into it to caramelize.Cook the sugar on a medium flame and keep stirring .
  4. When the sugar is caramelized, switch off flame(be careful, don't burn it)mix it with the milk .Let the mixture cool down for sometime.
  5. Take a small terracotta pot and add the yogurt for setting and the caramel milk to it.Cover the pot and place it in a warm place for 12-14 hours till set.
  6. Serve chilled.

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