Desi Christmas Recipe #2 - Lagan Nu Custard

This delicious Desi take on a Christmas Pudding has been designed by Chef Sameer.


  • 5 eggs
  • 1500 ml milk with full cream
  • 120 ml condensed milk
  • 300g sugar
  • Pinch of green cardamom powder
  • Pinch of nutmeg, grated
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • Handful of almonds (peeled, sliced)


  1. Bring the milk to boil and simmer.
  2. Add sugar and condensed milk and stir until completely dissolved. (Add or reduce sugar if you prefer). Simmer for another 15-20 minutes until the milk gets thicker and the colour changes from white to yellowish. Remove from fire and keep aside.
  3. Mix egg, cardamom powder, grated nutmeg and vanilla essence. Add slowly to milk at room temperature and mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture in a greased baking pan, bake at 200-220°C for 45 -50 minutes in a preheated oven.
  5. Garnish with sliced almonds and let it chill before serving.
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