Khajoori Shahi Tukda


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Combination of date rolls and bread to make this delicious khajoori shahi tukda.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 2 to 4 4 peices
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1 kg full cream
2 to 4 saffron (kesar) strands strands
6 to 7 tbsp sugar
8 to 10 seedless dates (khajur)
10 to 12 each almonds (badam)
10 to 12 pistachios
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
8 brown bread
ghee to fry
sliced almonds (badam) for the garnishing

  1. Cut each bread slice into round using a small katori.
  2. Take a pan, put some ghee and fry these round cut bread slices 1 minute for each side. Keep aside.
  3. Take the seedless dates and mash it well,add sliced almonds and pistachios and also add cardamom powder and mash well.
  4. Make small roundels like for a chapati and with hand make small tikki sized roundels of this mixture same as the size of the fried breads.
  5. Now place the dates roundels in between two fried bread slices to make a sandwich with the date mixture in between.
  6. Keep the milk to boil for 10 minutes, add the sugar and saffron, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Dip the bread sandwiches in the milk for 1 minute and take it out and place it on a plate.
  8. Repeat the process for all 4 pieces.
  9. Now boil the milk till it's 1/3rd left and remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
  10. Refrigerate both of these milk and milk dipped bread sandwiches and pour the milk over the bread during serving.
  11. Serve chilled garnish with pistachios and almonds.

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