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Homemade Mishti Doi / Sweet Yogurt

Updated: Mar 28, 2022

Mishti Doi is a fermented rich & creamy sweet doi (yogurt) that is a widely popular Bengali dish.

It is one of those dishes that brings a sweet taste to your mouth at the very mention of it.

Enjoy this easy mishti doi recipe with just a handful of ingredients!


Whole Milk 1 cup

Evaporated Milk 1 cup

Condensed Milk 1/2 cup

Ghee 1 tbsp

Plain Yogurt 1 cup


  • In a large mixing bowl, add whole milk, evaporated milk and condensed milk .

  • Add the mixture to a saucepan, heat it over low heat. Stir and mix continuously, add ghee.

  • Remove from heat, let it cool down to lukewarm temperature.

  • Mix in plain yogurt. Always preferred to bring yogurt to room temperature and beat it well using a spoon/whisker before adding to the mixture. Stir and mix everything well.

  • Pour the mixture in a baking container of your choice. Try to pour in the mixture from a height, so you get a thick froth on top of the container (as shown in video).

Baking in the oven

  • Pre-heat oven for 5 min at 400°F before placing the container in the oven.

  • Bake at 200°F for 1 hr. Turn off the heat and let the yogurt sit inside the oven for 2 hrs. Do not open the heated oven and let the yogurt sit there

  • Remove from oven and refrigerate for another 2-3 hrs

  • Serve chilled




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