Milk Dessert with Cardamom and Pistachios

Doodh ko Kurauni

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

Kurauni is a delicate sweet dish that is prepared by slowly boiling milk until it has reduced to a cream-like consistency. You can serve kurauni plain or with chopped fruits and nuts. This recipe is time-consuming, but is well worth the effort for its cool, creamy, and delectable taste.


  • 1 gallon whole milk
  • 2 green cardamom pods, crushed
  • cup su


Bring the milk and 2 crushed cardamom pods to a rolling boil in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring from time to time, until the milk has thickened and reduced to half its original volume. As the milk thickens, stir it often to prevent scorching. This process may ta