How to Make Shahi Tukda | Shahi Tukra

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    Shahi Tukda | Shahi Tukra Recipe

    Shahi Tukda or shahi tukra is a delicious soft creamy dessert made with bread, milk, sugar, ghee and nuts. Shahi tukda is a royal dessert and is very popular in India, this delicious dessert originated during the Mughal reign. The shahi tukda is so delicious that the dessert was a favorite dessert of the Mughal emperors. Nowadays this delicious dessert is a favorite for everyone.

    Shahi is the synonym for Royal which is a Persian word, and tukda is a Hindi word meaning a piece. Delicious shahi tukda are the most demanding dessert in the parties or functions. Delicious Shahi Tukda is a dessert that is served after a meal. To make delicious Shahi Tukda, the bread is first fry in ghee and then dipped in thick sweet and saffron milk and rabdi and garnished with dry fruits. In the last, a good amount of Rabri is poured over the dessert which is creamy and thick saffron flavored milk and contains nuts like chopped almonds, cashews and pistachios. We are sharing an easy recipe of delicious Shahi Tukda, follow the recipe and easily make the delicious dessert at home.

    Preparation Time
    30 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    25 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Ice Cream Dessert and Sweets

    For Milk Syrup & Bread

    Milk1 1/2 CupSugar1/2 Cup
    Saffron Strands4 - 5Green Cardamom PowderA Pinch
    Bread Slices8GheeFor Frying

    For Instant Rabdi

    Sweetned MilkRemaining of above Milk SyrupCondensed Milk3/4 Cup
    Milk1/2 CupBread slices2 - 4
    Green Cardamom Powder1/4 TeaspoonSaffronA Pinch
    Rose Water1 Teaspoon  

    For Garnish

    Saffron Milk Rose Petals 
    Mint Leaves Chopped Pistachio 
    Chopped Almonds Chopped Cashews 

    • Take 8 bread slices and cut off the edges of the bread. Now cut the remaining pure white bread into a triangle shape and keep them aside. 
    • Heat 1 1/2 cups of milk in a pot on medium heat. Add 1 1/2 cup sugar, 4 - 5 saffron and mix well. Allow it to boil, stirring occasionally to avoid milk sticking to the bottom.
    • Once it boils, turn off the gas and keep the milk aside.
    • Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat. After the ghee is hot, add a triangular shape of bread and deep fry it over medium heat.
    • Occassionally flip the bread for frying on both sides. Fry the bread on both sides until crispy and nice golden brown.
    • Take them out of the ghee and place the bread in a plate on a tissue paper to soak up the excess ghee.
    • Heat the boiled milk again on medium heat,
    • pour these fried bread in milk syrup. Keep the bread in the milk for a while so that the bread absorbs the milk.
    • Arrange these soaked breads in a tray in two layers.

    Note : Do not keep the bread in milk for a long time otherwise it will become very soft.

    • Sprinkle some green cardamom powder on the bread and keep the tray aside.
    • To make instant rabri, strain milk in another pan and heat it on medium heat. Add 3/4 cup condensed milk to this and mix well.
    • Take 2 - 4 bread slices and cut off the edges. Now finely chop the remaining pure white bread and pour these finely chopped ​​breads in milk and mix well.
    • Add saffron, green cardamom powder and mix well. Let the milk boil on a medium flame while stirring continuously until it thickens. Add rose water and 1/2 cup milk to it and mix well.
    • Turn off the heat and blend the instant rabri in a blender to make a smooth texture.
    • Keep the rabdi in the refrigerator for some time to cool down.
    • Spread cold rabri on top of the fried bread.
    • Keep it in the refrigerator atleast for 30 - 45 minutes.
    • Garnish with saffron milk, chopped almonds, cashews, pistachios, some mint leaves and rose petals.
    • Delicious Shahi tukda is ready, Enjoy with your beloved.
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