Shahi Tukra ( Punjabi Khana)


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Shahi tukda is a rich dessert and it lives up to its name. Pieces of bread that have been deep fried till golden brown and crisp are topped with the very popular rabdi and garnished with loads of dry fruits and some varq.

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Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup sugar
4 bread slices
oil for deep-frying
1/2 recipe rabadi

For The Garnish
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers and pistachios
a few strands of saffron (kesar) strands

  1. Dissolve the sugar in ¾ cup of water and simmer on a low flame till you get a one string consistency. Keep the sugar syrup aside.
  2. Cut each bread slices into 4 triangles.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the bread triangles till golden brown. Drain and soak in the sugar syrup for 2 minutes.
  4. Drain again and keep aside.
  5. To serve, pour the warm rabadi over the top ensuring that the toast pieces are evenly covered with the rabadi.
  6. Refrigerate for atleast an hour.
  7. Serve chilled garnished with the almonds, pistachios and saffron.
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