Shahi Tukda | How to make Shahi Tukda

By Hem Lata Srivastava  |  27th Feb 2018  |  
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About Shahi Tukda Recipe

shahi tukda is a rich, creamy mugali bread pudding dessert recipe which is made from deep fried bread slices coated with sugar syrup and soaked with thickened milk garnish with dry fruits flavored with cardamom powder, rose water, some people add kevda water too. shahi tukda also known as double ka meetha, in ancient periods shahi tukda prepared with khameere roti the process was the same.

Shahi Tukda

Ingredients to make Shahi Tukda

  • For tukda:- Bread slices 16 Desi ghee 4 tbsp
  • For rubdi:-Full cream milk 2 litter
  • sugar 4 tbsp
  • cardamom powder 1 tbsp
  • saffron strings 1 tbsp
  • Chopped almonds 1 tbsp
  • Chopped pistachio 1 tbsp
  • Rose water 1tbsp
  • For sugar syrup:- sugar 2 cup
  • cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • For serving:- Chopped pistachio and Rose petal

How to make Shahi Tukda

  1. Making of rubdi for shahi tukda:- In a heavy bottomed pan and take 2 litter full fat milk and bring its boil first. After a boil reduce the heat on slow and cook the milk till the milk stars froth from a layer of malai.
  2. gently move the cream with the help of a spatula. this process of collecting of the malai layer has to be done many more times. in between stir the milk occasionall.
  3. Once the milk reduce to half add sugar, cardamom powder, crushed saffron, chopped almonds and pistachio. Mix it well cook for 5 minutes or the milk gets reduced to 1/3 of its original quantity.
  4. Switch off the gas and add rose water. keep aside.
  5. Making sugar syrup for shahi tukda:- Mix sugar with little water and bring it to boil one strings consistency. Switch off the gas add cardamom powder and stir, keep aside.
  6. Frying of bread slices:- Remove the brown edges and cut the breads into triangle, you can use the cookie cutter and shaped as your choice
  7. Heat the ghee in a pan and lower the heat and deep dry the bread evenly till they turn the golden and crispy. Immerse these fried slices in the sugar syrup and then place into the a plate.
  8. Place the slices in a serving plate, pour the rubdi and garnish with pistachio and rose petal. Serve the shahi tukda warm or chilled.

My Tip:

You can toast the slices in oven or toaster. You can use the leftover bread to prepare it. Use milk made and full fat milk to prepare instant rubdi.

Reviews for Shahi Tukda (3)

Kanak Patel9 months ago

looks superb

Sangeeta Sethi9 months ago

Very delicious ..absolutely shahi dish

Prabhleen Kaur9 months ago

Awesome share :)