Mishti Doi-Traditional Bengali Sweet Yogurt Secrets Recipe

Mishti Doi is a traditional Bengali sweet yogurt that is made by fermenting sweetened milk. It has a thick and creamy texture with a caramelized flavor. This dessert is often served chilled and is a popular choice during festivals and special occasions in Bengal. The secret to making perfect Mishti Doi lies in slow cooking the milk until it thickens and then adding a touch of jaggery or sugar for sweetness. The yogurt is then set in earthen pots, which gives it a unique flavor and aroma.

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Ingredients for Mishti Doi-Traditional Bengali Sweet Yogurt Secrets Recipe

  • 0.13 liter Full Fat Milk
  • 0.06 cup Jaggery Or Sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Yogurt Culture Or Tablespoons Yogurt

Directions: Mishti Doi-traditional Bengali Sweet Yogurt Secrets Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat milk and bring it to a boil.
  • STEP 2.Reduce the heat and simmer the milk until it thickens and reduces to half its original volume.
  • STEP 3.Add jaggery or sugar to the milk and stir until it dissolves completely.
  • STEP 4.Remove the pan from heat and let the milk cool down to room temperature.
  • STEP 5.Once the milk has cooled, add yogurt culture or a spoonful of yogurt and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Pour the mixture into earthen pots and cover them with a clean cloth.
  • STEP 7.Keep the pots in a warm place for 6-8 hours or until the yogurt sets.
  • STEP 8.Refrigerate the Mishti Doi for a few hours before serving.
  • STEP 9.Serve chilled and garnish with chopped nuts or saffron strands.

Cooking Tips

  • Use full-fat milk for a rich and creamy texture.
  • Stir the milk occasionally while simmering to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Make sure the milk has cooled down to room temperature before adding the yogurt culture.
  • The longer you let the yogurt set, the tangier it will become.
  • You can adjust the sweetness of the Mishti Doi according to your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Mishti Doi can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  • Serve the Mishti Doi chilled as a dessert or a sweet treat.
Nutrition
value
275
calories per serving
14 g Fat6 g Protein30 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    175mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    11mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    22mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    133mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp