Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda

The eternally simple dessert that satisfies a sweet tooth, Shahi Tukda is made of butter toasted bread and a slightly thinner Basundi. (Not for the calorie conscious!!)

Tiya Joshi


  1. 8 Bread slices
  2. 200 grams milk Condensed
  3. 15 strands Saffron
  4. pinch Cardamom
  5. 1 cup Water
  6. to taste Unsalted butter


50 mins
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    In a thick pan bring the water to a boil and add in the condensed milk while stirring continuously

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    Add in the saffron strands

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    Slowly bring to a boil while stirring.

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    Turn off the flame and set aside to cool

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    Cut the bread slices into the desired shape (triangles and circles seem to be the fave, I stick to triangles)

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    Toast the bread crisp on both sides after applying a generous helping of butter

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    Arrange the toasted slices in a container of your choice, in such a manner that the condensed milk mixture can cover it

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    Pour the condensed milk mix over the bread slices to just about cover the slices

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    Keep in fridge to chill for 30 minutes

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    Serve and amaze!!

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