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March 17, 2013

Shahi Tukda

Most popular Hyderabad sweet , served for all special occasions.   Very rich dessert & bit a time consuming process yet taste absolutely delicious.  

Ingredients :

  1. Milk - 1 litre
  2. Sugar  - 1/3 cup
  3. 6 Saffron strands 
  4. Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  5. Bread slices - 7 slices ( a day old)
  6. Ghee /  oil  for frying
To garnish :
  1. Sliced almonds
  2. Sliced pistachios
  3. Chopped dates
  4. Saffron strands
  5. Cashew nuts 
  6. Ghee - 1 tbsp

Method :

1.   Boil the milk over the low flame in a non-stick pan until it reaches 1/3rd of its consistency.  This will be thick like rabdi.  Add sugar, saffron strands & cardamom powder.  Refrigerate it.

2.   Now heat the oil / ghee in the pan and deep fry the bread slices.  (We can also shallow fry the bread slices using the ghee)

3.   Heat ghee in the pan, fry the nuts & keep aside.

To serve :

Arrange the toasted bread slices in the serving plate.  Pour some rabdi over the bread slices.  Garnish it with the roasted nuts & saffron.  

1 comment :

Reva said...

Wow.. lovely dessert.. Simple and elegant..:)

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