Bhapa Doi: Steamed Yogurt
"Bhapa Doi is a popular Indian delicacy from West Bengal. It is eggless and is a super easy recipe with minimal ingredients. Greek yogurt is thick and once strained has a tangy taste that works really well to balance the sweetness of the condensed milk."
-- @sarchakra


Prep time 10mins
Cook time 50mins
Serves or Makes: 2


  • 1/ 2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp powder green cardamom
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 4 tablespoon crushed pistachios
  • 2 tablespoon crushed dried rose petals
  • 1 tsp rose water


  • Step 1

    Heat oven to 350º.

  • Step 2

    Strain the yogurt. Pour yogurt on a strainer set on a bowl and let it sit for 20 mins or so till all the water drains out.

  • Step 3

    Mix together in a bowl: milk, condensed milk, yogurt and beat on a medium speed for 1 min till the mixture is smooth. Add 2 tbsp chopped pistachios (reserve 2 tbsp for garnish) and rose water. Stir to combine.

  • Step 4

    Pour mixture into 2 ovenproof bowls. Put bowls onto baking tray. Fill the tray with water halfway up to the bowls.

  • Step 5

    Bake in the middle rack for 50 mins. Cool and refrigerate for a few hours till it sets well. Serve with the rest of the crushed pistachios and the rose petals.