Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Shahi Tukda


INGREDIENTS

8 slices white bread
1 cup ghee ( do not substitute ghee with oil )

FOR SUGAR SYRUP

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
few saffron threads (or) saffron color
2 drops of lemon juice

Mix sugar and water in a pan , bring to boil and let it simmer for 5 min on medium flame ,trun of the stove add saffron threads and lemon drops , keep aside

FOR MILK

2 1/2 cups milk

Boil 2-1/2 cups of milk in a heavy bottom pan and let it simmer on low flame until it reduces to 1 cup of thick milk ,keep aside

FOR GARNISH

1/2 cup chopped nuts ( cashews, almonds, raisins.....)

Heat 2 tbs ghee in a pan add chopped nuts and fry for 2 to 3 min until golden ,keep aside


METHOD
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Trim the ends of bread and cut in to triangles , place on a baking tray
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Preheat oven to 300 and bake bread for 7 to 10 min until semi dry
( this processess makes the bread to soak less ghee while frying)
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Heat ghee in a pan and deepfry baked bread slices on medium flame until golden color
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Drain on paper towel and keep aside
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Now warm the above made sugar syrup on medium flame and dip each fried bread slice for 1 min , and place on a serving dish
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Pour the above made reduced thick milk on top of bread slices
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Garnish with chopped nuts .
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Serve warm

DO NOT SUBSTITUTE GHEE WITH OIL FOR FRYING BREAD , IF U WANT U CAN SHALLOW FRY BREAD WITH GHEE OR APPLY BUTTER OR GHEE ON BREAD AND BAKE ( UNTIL GOLDEN COLOUR)




30 comments:

Pallavi said...

Yummy !! This looks cool !!! Is very similar to the sweet Double Ka Meetha thats made in Hyderabad!

Priti said...

Ya looks similar to double ka meetha...but looks just delicious....It's so tempting to try this ...pics are nice

Happy cook said...

You are tempting us wuth that third picture.
Delicious.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

aaahhhh... i want them right now. looks super.

Cham said...

That reminds double ka meetha but this one looks less soggy! Just beautiful!

Sujatha said...

delicious! I can have them all right now :) A new recipe to me.. bookmarked..

Srivalli said...

Thats so lovely...

Usha said...

Looks tempting..am sure it tasted really yum :)

Rajee said...

That looks sinfully delicious :-)

Divya Vikram said...

Looks rich n just too tempting..

raaji said...

This is so fabulous picture sagari.loved it.....i feel like its right in front of me wanting me to have a bite.....

Gita's Kitchen said...

Wow, the dish looks so delicious and tempting :)

Sunshinemom said...

I love this when others make it;). Too rich to make at home as I could never stop myself with one!! The first picture looks very tempting and beautiful!

Sharmila said...

Wow!I make them too .. but never with the triangle shape .. they look sooooo good. :-)

Daily Meals said...

HI Sagari! I make double ka meetha a bit similar to this...Love the golden triangles...

Apple said...

Wonderful recipe with bread...Looks absolutely delicious

n33ma said...

What an amazing click!too tempting

vandana rajesh said...

Delicious shahi tukda sagari...just right for the festive season.

srikars kitchen said...

Wow... really mouth watering... what a colour!!!!! YUMMY & AWESOME DEar.... Gr8 click...

added u in my blog roll..

Sia said...

gorgeous pics...

Nidhi said...

I make it in a very similar way. One of my fav sweet dish. Lovely pics!

Jaishree said...

WoW! Mouth watering & tempting..so lovely...pic looks gr8:)

vivari said...

hi
we love this recipe
very nice pics
vivari
www.like2enjoy.blogspot.com

DEESHA said...

shahi tukda looks wonderful ..

meeso said...

That looks AWESOME!!! I have got to try this!

Uma said...

wow, awesome! So tempting pics.

Priya said...

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Jaya said...

It just look so perefct and yum.
I love them .Lot of frying is needed but at least this is festival time and little bit of indulgence is ok.
happy diwali

Shruthi Hebbur said...

Thanks for ur comment on Brinjal stuffed...ur recipe and blog is superb..Nice photos too

UjjU said...

This looks so yummy! If it could've been electronically transmitted, I would've been the first to relish it.