Mishti Doi (Sweet Yoghurt)
Mishti Doi is synonymous with Bengal in East India. Mishti Doi tastes great but is amazingly simple to make.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 1liter full cream/ whole milk
- 3-4 tablespoons yogurt
- 250grams sugar
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Boil the milk in a heavy-bottomed pan, on a medium flame until it is reduced to half its original volume. Stir frequently to prevent the milk from scorching. When done, cool the milk till it is just lukewarm.
Step 3Put the sugar in another pan and heat over a low flame to melt. Allow the sugar to caramelize (brown). Remove from the fire when done, add the reduced milk to this caramelized sugar and mix well to blend.
Step 4When the milk and sugar are thoroughly mixed, add the yogurt to the mixture and stir gently to mix.
Step 5Pour into the desired container and keep in a warm dark spot for the Mishti Doi to set. The best taste results are achieved by setting the Mishti Doi in an earthenware pot.
Step 6When the Mishti Doi has set and is firm, chill for a few hours and serve.