Mishti Doi (Bengali Sweet Curd)

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Mishti Doi (Bengali Sweet Curd)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 12 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 12 Hr 5 Min


Serves : 6
  • 1 litre full fat milk

  • 5 nos dates (seedless)

  • 5 tbsp sugar

  • 2-3 tbsp sour curd


  • Boil and reduce the milk to half. Stir it constantly to avoid deposition of cream layer.
  • Once the milk is little reduced, add the sugar and keep stirring.
  • When the milk is reduced to half, remove from the flame and let it cool down a little bit.
  • Simultaneously, boil the seedless dates in 1 cup of water until the dates becomes very soft.
  • Remove the dates from the flame and let cool down.
  • Now, grind and make a fine paste of the dates.
  • Add the date paste to the milk and mix properly.
  • Now, add the sour curd and blend it very well with the milk. Remember that the milk should not be too hot when you mix the sour curd.
  • Pour the mixture into a clay pot and keep it in a warm place to set.
  • Please make sure that you don’t touch or move the pot once you keep it to set. Keep it in the same place for 8-10 hours.
  • Once it’s set, keep it in refrigerator for 1-2 hours and serve chilled.