Lagan Nu Custard

Lagan Nu Custard is a delicious Parsi dessert prepared during weddings. It is a simple recipe made with milk, sugar, and nuts.


  • 1 1/4 litre Full-cream milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon Freshly made nutmeg and green-cardamom powder (in equal quantities)
  • 1/2 cup Condensed milk
  • 1 small bowl. Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee or butter
  • Toasted and slightly salted sliced nuts to garnish
  • Raisins, slightly roasted in ghee


  1. Boil milk and then simmer, stirring continuously.
  2. Add condensed milk, sugar, powdered green-cardamom and nutmeg and cook for 5 min.
  3. Strain the mixture through a muslin cloth.
  4. Grease a large ovenproof dish with ghee, pour the mixture into the dish.
  5. Bake at 220C for the first 30 min in top rack.
  6. Add nuts and raisins over the custard and transfer to the middle rack.
  7. Bake for another 15–20 min at 200C.
  8. Remove the custard after 30 min and chill in the refrigerator.
  9. Enjoy Lagan Nu Custard after a few hours.

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