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Shahi Tukda Recipe: How To Prepare Indian Bread Pudding

Posted By: Pooja Gupta

Shahi Tukda is a bread pudding Indian sweet of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including saffron and cardamom. It is also known as Double ka meetha which is a popular dessert of Hyderabad, Telangana. There are various versions of this dish.

Some people pour rabdi over the fried toast, some soak the fried toast in the caramelized sugar and then pour rabdi over it. Below version is the simplest form and you can easily make it at home when you want to serve something different and royal in dessert to your guests.

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Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
Total Time
40 Mins

Recipe By: Pooja Gupta

Recipe Type: Indian Dessert

Serves: 4

  • Jumbo Sliced Bread - 4

    Full Cream Milk - 1 cup

    Condensed Milk - ½ cup

    Sugar - ½ cup

    Saffron - few leaves

    Rose Water - 2 tsp

    Kewra Water - 2 tsp

    Green Cardamom Powder - 1tsp

    Khoa - 1 cup

    Silver Leaves - 4 no

    Pistachio - ¼ cup

    Refined Butter (For Frying) - 1 cup

    For garnishing

    Silver Leaves

    Sliced Pistachio

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
    • Remove edges or sides of bread and cut into ¼ triangle shape.
    • Place refined butter in a pan.
    • Deep fry the triangle shaped bread into golden color, keep it aside.
    • Pour milk in a pan bring it to boil.
    • Boil the milk on low flame and reduced till half.
    • Add Condensed milk, sugar, saffron.
    • Add rose water, kewra water & grated khoa.
    • Mix well into silky texture.
    • Place the sliced bread into dish or serving bowl.
    • Pour the milk base thick paste on top, which mentioned above.
    • Garnish with silver leaves and sliced pistachio.
    • Serve hot or cold.

  • You can add other dry fruits like raisins and cashew nuts according to your preference.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 169 cal
  • Fat - 11g
  • Protein - 2g
  • Carbohydrates - 17g
  • Sugar - 11g
  • Dietary Fibre - 1g
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Story first published: Friday, November 24, 2017, 19:00 [IST]
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