Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India Pakistan and The World

Lagan Nu Custard

Lagan Nu Custard

4 cups homogenized milk
1 tbsp semolina
1 cup sugar
4 tbsp condensed milk
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp butter or ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp nutmeg powder
3 tbsp slivered almonds
3 tbsp golden raisins

Bring milk to boil in heavy-bottomed saucepan set over high heat. Add semolina and sugar. Reduce heat to medium and cook 30 minutes till mixture thickens, stirring frequently.

Add condensed milk and cook 2 minutes. Keep aside and cool to room temperature.

Add eggs, stirring continuously, along with vanilla.

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a shallow baking dish with ghee or butter. Pour mixture in baking dish. Evenly sprinkle cardamom and nutmeg powders, slivered almonds and raisins over top. Bake for one hour until set.