Lagan nu Custard (from cookbook)

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 19 comments

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Lagan nu Custard is made with eggs and is delicious!

Recipe from my mother Parin Homi Munshi. More recipes in cookbook. Order HERE.

Ingredients

6 cups milk or 3 cups heavy cream
1 slice bread
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla essence OR 1 tsp Rose Essence
3 tsp Charoli nuts Garnish (or garnished with almonds, pistachios – your choice)

Method

Boil the milk, on slow heat, till two-third is left. Let it cool. Avoid this step if using heavy cream.

Mix in a blender the cold milk or cream, sugar, eggs, bread slice and vanilla essence.

Put in baking dish and mix in Charoli nuts and/or Pistachios and Almonds. 

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.

The top should be golden brown.

Cut into rectangles and serve at room temperature. This custard can be made ahead and refrigerated for a week.

 

19 Comments

Parizad Sethna

Jan 1, 2015, 2:30 am

What should be right way of making it in the microwave?

Rita

Jan 1, 2015, 9:17 am

Hi Parizad, I have not tried lagan nu custard in the microwave ever!
I will look out for this method. Have you ever made custard in the microwave ? If so, do let us all know how to make it. I suppose you could use a blow-torch to caramelize the top after making it in the microwave. 🙂

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Sandhya

Jun 6, 2018, 3:50 pm

What a delicious custard this is Rita! I am saving this recipe to make soon.

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Darayus Kavarana

Aug 8, 2018, 2:27 am

Please give recipe of “Aatheli murghi or Gos” as it is not available in any cook book. Darayus Kavarana

Rita

Aug 8, 2018, 10:10 am

Darayus, We will publish it soon. Look for the post.
Glad to oblige,
Rita

Rita

Aug 8, 2018, 10:31 am

Aatheli murghi or Gos has been posted. Enjoy cooking.

Rita

Oct 10, 2018, 8:28 am

Glad to oblige. It is online now (do a search pls)

Rita

Oct 10, 2018, 8:29 am

Online now – enjoy. Pls do a search for it.

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Aug 8, 2019, 4:08 pm

I love it! It’s like my bread pudding only instead of the bread being in chunks it’s distributed throughout! Beautiful!

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