Recipe: Shahi Tukda- Hyderabadi

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Shahi Tukda- Hyderabadi

South indian, north indian, Dessert

155 calories/serving
30 mins
A royal dessert straight from the culinary utopia of Hyderabad. Made by deep frying the bread, soaking it in sugar syrup, and then drizzling it with thick luscious rabdi, this Hyderabadi delight is one of the best yet easy to make Indian desserts.


For the sugar syrup

1. In a kadai add in 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water.

2. Also add in few saffron threads. stir and dissolve the sugar completely.

3. Further boil for 3 minutes or till sugar syrup thickens

For rabri

4. In a large non-stick pan heat 1 litre full cream milk.

5. Stir occasionally making sure the milk doesn’t stick to bottom of vessel and get to a boil

6. Furthermore, add 1 cup of condensed milk. add more condensed milk, if you looking for too sweet rabdi. stir well and get the milk to boil.

7. Reduce the flame to medium. and once a layer of cream is formed over the milk, stick it to sides of vessel. make sure to stir from bottom of vessel so that milk doesn’t burn

8. Get the milk to boil again. and repeat the gathering of cream to sides of kadai for atleast 3 -5 times or till milk reduces to one-third.

9. Add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder and 2 tbsp saffron milk. give a good mix and get the milk again to boil.

10. Also scrape off the collected cream from sides, and give a good stir. simmer for 2 minutes and rabdi / rabri is ready.

Shahi tukda

11. Cut the sides of bread and cut them into triangle.

12. Fry the bread slices in hot ghee till the bread turns golden brown. fry them from both the sides till they turn golden brown.

13. Dip both sides of bread in sugar syrup.

14. Furthermore, in a plate, pour in 1/2 cup of prepared rabri, and place in fried bread slices.

15. Finally, garnish with few chopped nuts and serve shahi tukda.



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