Lagan Nu Custard Recipe

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Lagan Nu Custard
How to make Lagan Nu Custard
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Lagan-Nu-Custard Recipe: A Parsi dessert, 'Lagan-Nu-Custard' is prepared during weddings. The name itself means 'wedding custard'. Made with simple everyday ingredients like milk, eggs, butter and nuts.

Ingredients of Lagan Nu Custard

  • Oven temp: 350 F-180 C
  • 5 Cups Milk, full cream
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg (powdered together with the cardamoms)
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1/4 Cup Almonds (slivered), blanched
  • 1/4 Cup Chironji/charoli nuts
  • 4 Eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • A generously buttered oven proof serving dish
  • A few blobs of butter to top the custard
  • To decorate Nuts

How to Make Lagan Nu Custard

  • 1.Cook milk and sugar together, to reduce it to half the amount.
  • 2.Add half the spice powder, half the nuts and the vanilla and mix well and cool.
  • 3.Mix the cream into the milk and beat the mixture into the beaten eggs.
  • 4.Transfer into the prepared dish, sprinkle the rest of the nuts and spices, and the blobs of butter and bake in the pre heated oven for 1/2 an hour (a skewer inserted should come out clean).
  • 5.Should be brown on top.
  • 6.Cool and chill. You can also decorate with nuts.
  • 7.Cut into squares and serve.
Key Ingredients: Milk, Sugar, Green cardamoms, Nutmeg (powdered together with the cardamoms), Vanilla essence, Almonds (slivered), Chironji/charoli nuts, Eggs (slightly beaten), Cream,