Chef’s Nectar,”Shahi Tukda”

Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda

Hyderabadi famous sweet delicacy, which is an inseparable part of their culinary heritage. ‘Shahi Tukda’ also known as ‘Double ka Meetha’ is a delicious as well as indulgent delicacy, which can be prepared very easily at home without putting in much efforts.

Ingredients for making the Shahi Tukda

  • 5 bread slices
  • 1/2 ml water
  • 2 crushed black cardamom
  • 3 cup milk
  • 20 gms cashews
  • 20 gms pistachios
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 strand saffron
  • 2 pinches powdered green cardamom
  • 20 gms almonds
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Making of Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda is a simple yet delicious recipe, which makes for a delightful treat for sweet lovers. Here’s a simple recipe to make this traditional Shahi Tukda recipe at home. Take a saucepan and heat water along with sugar, once the sugar dissolves add the saffron strands. Let it boil, till the syrup achieves two string consistency. Once the sugar syrup turns a little thick. Put off the stove and keep aside.

Take another pan, boil the milk in medium flame until the milk is reduced to about 1/4th of its original quantity. Do not forget to stir continuously, once the milk is reduced, add cardamom powder, 1/4th part of sugar syrup and mix well. Continue to heat it by stirring continuously for 5 more minutes. Once done, remove the pan from the flame and your rabri is ready. Keep aside until required.

Now, take the bread slices and cut their sides and slice it as two triangles. Then, heat ghee in a pan and shallow fry the bread until they are crisp and golden brown on each side. Once the bread slices are fried, soak each slice in the remaining sugar syrup for about a minute.

Arrange it on the serving dish. Pour the prepared rabri over the bread slices and garnish with the chopped nuts.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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