Thursday, October 10, 2013

Mishti Doi (Sweet Yogurt)

Preparation Time:  10mins
Cooking Time:      25-30mins
Time to set:           9-12hrs (Depends on Weather)

Milk:                          500ml
Curd (Yogurt):            2tbsp
Sugar:                        50gms
Chopped Pistachios:  1 tbsp
Chopped Almonds:   1 tbsp
Saffron:                      Few Strands

  1. Pour the milk in a thick bottomed pan.
  2. Allow it to boil, until it is reduced to 2/3rd of its original quantity.
  3. In another pan put few tablespoon of water, along with the sugar, and heat it on a low flame, until it turns golden.
  4. Add the melted sugar with the boiling milk and let it simmer until the quantity has reduced to 250ml.
  5. Turn off the flame, and allow the milk to cool.
  6. Once it is lukewarm, add 2tbsp, of yogurt/curd and allow it to set, for 9-12hrs.
  7. Once it sets,sprinkle the chopped pistachios, almonds and saffron over the yogurt.
  8. Refrigerate and serve cold.

 Note: Do not shake the vessel while the yogurt is allowed to set.
            Use full cream milk.

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