Shahi Tukra Recipe

Truly a royal dessert, as its name suggests, Shahi Tukra is a rich bread pudding with dry fruits, flavoured with cardamom , fresh cream and saffron. This dish is also known as Double ka Meetha  It’s simple to make and a great dessert for times when you’re in a hurry.

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
White Bread 5 Slices
Grated Khoya 100 gram
Sugar 100 gram
Almonds 10-15
Fresh Cream 2 teaspoon
Saffron A few strands
Milk 1/2 litre
Refined oil deep frying for bread
Cardamom powder 1 teaspoon (Optional)


1. 5 slices of white bread, crusts removed and cut diagonally into quarters.

2. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry bread slices on medium heat  till golden brown, The bread fries very quickly , so take care to remove immediately before it turns black.

3. Now prepare sugar syrup.

4. Boil sugar and milk until the sugar dissolves completely – about 5 min.

5. Add saffron , cardamom and continue boiling until this is of ‘one wire’ consistency – about 4-5 min.

6. Now sugar syrup is ready.

7. Dip the fried bread into sugar/milk syrup for 1-2 min till it soaks in the syrup, Remove  immediately and arrange on a serving tray.

8. Garnish  each slice with grated khoya ,fresh cream and nuts .

9. Enjoy!!

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