Shahi Tukda


  • 4 cups full fat milk
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 6-8 saffron threads
  • 2 tbsp milk powder
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 6 bread slices
  • 3-4 tbsp ghee for shallow frying
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios)

Method –

  1. Mix milk, condensed milk, sugar and saffron threads in a thick bottomed pan and bring it to boil on medium heat
  2. When it starts boiling, reduce flame to low and boil until mixture turns thick and reduces to around 2 cups for about 10-15 minutes. Stir occasionally
  3. Add milk powder and cardamom powder and mix well
  4. Turn off the flame and let the milk mixture cool at room temperature
  5. Cut the bread slices into triangles
  6. Brush bread slices with ghee on both sides
  7. Shallow fry till both sides turn golden brown and crispy on both sides. Transfer them to a plate
  8. Arrange the bread slices on a plate.
  9. Pour the milk mixture over it
  10. Garnish with chopped nuts
  11. Serve warm or slightly chilled