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Mishti Doi (Bengali Sweet Curd)

Mishti Doi (Bengali Sweet Curd)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 05

Cook Time : 720

Total Time : 725


Serves 6

  • full fat milk 1 litre

  • dates (seedless) 5 nos

  • sugar 5 tbsp

  • sour curd 2-3 tbsp


  • 01

    Boil and reduce the milk to half. Stir it constantly to avoid deposition of cream layer.

  • 02

    Once the milk is little reduced, add the sugar and keep stirring.

  • 03

    When the milk is reduced to half, remove from the flame and let it cool down a little bit.

  • 04

    Simultaneously, boil the seedless dates in 1 cup of water until the dates becomes very soft.

  • 05

    Remove the dates from the flame and let cool down.

  • 06

    Now, grind and make a fine paste of the dates.

  • 07

    Add the date paste to the milk and mix properly.

  • 08

    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.

  • 09

    Pour the mixture into a clay pot and keep it in a warm place to set.

  • 10

    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.

  • 11

    Once it’s set, keep it in refrigerator for 1-2 hours and serve chilled.



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