How to make Caramel Bhapa Doi -

This steamed sweet yogurt is a popular Bengali sweet dish which has been enhanced with caramel sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Condensed milk (कन्डेंस्ड मिल्क)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Mithais

Caramel Bhapa Doi

Caramel Bhapa Doi Recipe Card


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. 

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Caramel Bhapa Doi Recipe

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Condensed milk sweetened 400 grams

  • Caramel Sauce ½ cup

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Pistachios blanched and slivered 10-12

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 6-8


Step 1

Put yogurt, condensed milk, caramel sauce and milk in a large bowl and whisk. Strain the mixture into another large bowl.

Step 2

Transfer mixture into individual earthen pots and cover with aluminium foil.

Step 3

Heat some water in a deep non-stick pan. Place a steamer on top and bring the water to a boil.

Step 4

Place earthen pots in the steamer, cover and steam for 10 minutes. Remove the pots from steamer and cool down to room temperature. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

Step 5

Discard the foil and garnish with pistachio slivers and almond slivers.

Step 6

Serve chilled.

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