Mishti Doi or sweet yoghurt is one of the most famous Bengali sweets. It is traditionally, served in earthen pots that soak up the loose water and give it a rich sweet taste that’s hard to resist.  To help you add a unique flavor to this festive season, we bring you the recipe of this Bengal delicacy that can be easily made at home.



  • 1000 ml full cream milk
  • 250 g sugar
  • 50 g thick curd (preferably homemade)
  • Chopped pistachios for garnishing



  • Bring the milk to a boil and then keep on simmer on medium heat to cook and reduce.
  • Stir constantly to avoid burning at the base or sides.
  • Reduce 1/3 of the content.
  • Add sugar and cook further for 15 min till the colour changes to a golden brown hue.
  • Keep aside to cool till warm to touch.
  • Add the curd and mix well.
  • Keep it covered in a warm place without disturbing for 4-6 hours till it sets.
  • Garnish with pistachios and serve chilled.
  • Best consumed within 24 hours of setting.