Friday, August 26, 2016

Shahi Tukra (sweet Bread Dessert)


  • Servings: 6
  • 1 quart vegetable oil
  • 15 slices white bread, cut into 2-inch squares
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds


    Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ready Time: 3 hrs 10 mins

  • heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees f (175 degrees c).
  • fry the bread squares in the oil until crispy and brown; remove to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.
  • stir the milk and sugar together in a saucepan; bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. add the cardamom pods, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and saffron; simmer together for 15 minutes. remove and discard the whole spices. set the mixture aside to cool to room temperature.
  • arrange the bread in a flat-bottomed serving dish. gently pour the milk mixture over the bread until all pieces are covered. chill in refrigerator 2 to 3 hours. garnish with the almonds to serve.

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