Shahi Tukda - Shahi Tukra Recipe - Easy Bread Saffron pudding

Shahi Tukda
Shahi Tukda(Shahi Tukra) is a bread based dessert made with bead,thickened milk,saffron and nuts. They serve this dessert occassionally at our office as a part of friday meal, and we used to ask for one more and once when I enquired the recipe it was so simple but believe me its soo tasty!
Shahi Tukda Recipe

Shahi Tukda Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 30 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Milk - 3 cups
Bread - 5 slices
Saffron - 3 to 4 strands
Ghee - to toast
Nuts - 2 tbsp (Pista & Badams chopped finely)

For the sugar syrup:

Sugar - 1/4 cup
CWater - 1/2 cup


  1. Strip off the corners of the bread and cut into small triangles, set aside.Soak saffron strands in warm milk, keep aside.Prepare sugar syrup by heating sugar and water in a pan until a syrup like consistency is formed.It should be thick and sticky thats all, dont need to check for string consistency etc.Keep aside.
    How to make shahi tukda - Step1
  2. Boil milk, add the saffron milk to it. Once it boils and shrinks to half, add the chopped nuts, bring to a boil and switch off.The mixture is called rabri.Refrigerate it till use.
    How to make shahi tukda - Step2
  3. Toast the bread with ghee in a non-stick tawa such that it becomes crisp.You can do them in batches. You can use ur oven or toaster too. It can deep fried in ghee too.
    How to make shahi tukda - Step3
  4. Soak each slice in the sugar syrup and arrange it in a plate.Then pour the rabri over the bread slices to soak well. Garnish with chopped nuts toasted in ghee. Serve chilled.
    How to make shahi tukda - Step4
Toasted bread soaked in sugar syrup...yummm
Shahi Tukra Recipe Recipe
Deep frying sure is very tasty so once in a while rich indulgence is not a problem...what say?! ;)
Punjabi Rajma Masala

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