Bhapa Doi With Tofu Recipe - Traditional festive sweet of Bengal combined with beancurd.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Silken beancurd (tofu),

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Desserts

Bhapa Doi With Tofu

The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Bhapa Doi With Tofu Recipe - How to make Bhapa Doi With Tofu

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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Silken beancurd (tofu) 1/2 inch cubes100 grams

  • Condensed milk 1 tin

  • Thick yogurt whisked1/2 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Saffron (kesar) dissolved in 1 tbsp of milk a few strands

  • Pistachios blanched and sliced15

Method

Step 1

Blend together yogurt and beancurd till smooth. Add a little milk and blend again.

Step 2

Pour the mixture into a bowl. Add condensed milk and mix well. Add green cardamom powder and saffron milk and mix well.

Step 3

Pour the mixture into a silicon bowl and sprinkle pistachios over. Cover and steam in a steamer for twenty to twenty five minutes.

Step 4

Cool to room temperature and then chill in the refrigerator.

Step 5

Serve chilled.

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