Recipes - Shahi Tukra


8 - 9 slices of white bread
1 liter of milk
4 tbsp. sugar
½ tsp. vanilla essence
1 pinch of saffron
½ cup milk powder
4 tbsp. cream
7 green cardamoms (crushed)
Almonds / Cashew nuts / Raisins - handful chopped
Oil for frying.


1. Remove the crust and cut each piece of bread in triangular pieces.
2. Deep fry the bread slices till brown and drain the excess oil from the bread. ( You can also toast the bread if you don't want to fry in the oil).
3. Remove and arrange the bread slices in a serving dish.
4. Boil the milk on slow fire in a heavy bottom pan till it reduces to half its quantity. Ensure the milk does not get burnt.
5. Add milk powder, sugar, cream, cardamoms, vanilla essence and saffron to the milk and cook it for 5 to 7 minutes till the mixture reaches the pouring consistency.
6. Pour the mixture evenly over the fried bread pieces till the bread slices are fully covered.
7. Garnish  with chopped almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.
8. Chill it before serving.

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Comment on this article

  • sumairah noorulla, mangalore

    Mon, Aug 12 2013

    this is one of the tastiest dessert..i advice- before pouring milk or rabri on the bread slices,it is better to dip into sugar will be very tasty..

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