Shahi Tukda

Ingredients for Shahi Tukda:

1. Bread – 7 slices

2. Ghee – As required

3. Sugar – 4 big spoons

    Water – 1 cup

4. Milk – 1 litre

    Sugar – 4 big spoons

5. Condensed milk – ½ cup

    Cardamom powder – ½ small powder

    Saffron – A pinch

6. Pista, almonds – To decorate

How to prepare Shahi Tukda?

1. Remove the edges of bread slices and cut into two rectangular pieces.

2. Fry in hot ghee till golden brown.

3. Boil sugar adding water to prepare sugar solution. Keep it aside.

4. Heat sugar and milk in a thick bottomed pan.

5. When it boils, reduce the flame and cook till water content is fully absorbed. Stir continuously.

6. Spread fried bread pieces in a serving plate and pour sugar solution on its top.

7. Pour sugar-milk mixture on its top.

8. Decorate with pista and almonds and serve.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine September 1-14, 2016

Shahi Tukde (Recipe 2)

Ingredients for Shahi Tukde (Recipe 2):

1. Bread slice – 4

2. Ghee – For frying

3. Milk – 200 milli

4. Sugar – 200 gm

5. Vanilla essence – 2 drops

6. Pista chopped – 20 gms

How to prepare Shahi Tukde (Recipe 2)?

1. Remove the edges of bread slices.

2. Fry each slice in ghee.

3. Spread those slices in a plate.

4. Boil milk in an urli and continue cooking till it thickens.

5. Pour this milk on the top of bread slices.

6. Mix sugar and essence in 100 milli water, and boil it.

7. When it turns thin solution, pour it on the top of bread-milk mixture.

8. Allow it to cool completely and then refrigerate it.

9. Decorate it with chopped pista and serve chilled.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine May 1-14, 2005

Shahi Tukda (Recipe 3)

Ingredients for Shahi Tukda (Recipe 3):

1. Fat milk – 1 litre

    Sugar – 80 gm

2. Cardamom powder – ½ small spoon

    Saffron soaked in milk – 2 big spoons

3. Sugar – 80 gm

    Water – ½ cup

4. Bread – 6 slices

5. Ghee – 3 big spoons

6. Saffron – A few strands

    Cashews and almonds chopped – A little

How to prepare Shahi Tukda (Recipe 3)?

1. Add sugar to milk and keep boiling it turns thick.

2. Add cardamom powder and saffron. This is rabdi.

3. Boil ingredients no: 3 and prepare sugar solution.

4. Fry bread pieces in ghee till they turn golden brown. Fry both sides.

5. Dip these bread pieces in sugar solution and then transfer them to serving plates.

6. Pour rabdi on the top of fried bread crumbs.

7. Garnish with nuts and serve.

8. Remove edges of bread slices and cut into square pieces.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, October 15-28, 2022

Also read a few more desserts with milk/condensed milk as one of the ingredients. Here is the page link. Click on the images in the gallery to read. 


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