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Shahi Tukda Recipe

Fond of something sweet, try this Hyderabadi delicacy, which is an inseparable part of their culinary heritage. ‘Shahi Tukda’ also known as ‘Double ka Meetha’ is a delicious as well as indulgent delicacy, which can be prepared very easily at home without putting in many efforts. This easy traditional sweet recipe can be prepared in just a few minutes and can be served with some roasted dry fruits and condensed milk. The name itself is reminiscent of its royal background, wherein it was often served after lavish meals. Here’s an easy way to prepare this delicacy at home. Especially, if you have some special guests coming over for dinner. It also makes for an easy festive recipe, which tastes best when served with savouries or after a lavish meal. Popularly known as Double Ka Meetha, this easy Shahi Tukda recipe is a famous Hyderabadi dessert. You can add your own healthy twist to this delicacy by cooking the bread in a much healthy way by frying it in a healthy oil substitute or by replacing regular sugar with sugar free or stevia.

How to make Shahi Tukda

  • Step 1

    Shahi Tukda is a simple yet delicious recipe, which makes for a delightful treat for sweet lovers. Here’s a simple recipe to make this traditional Shahi Tukda recipe at home. Take a saucepan and heat water along with sugar, once the sugar dissolves add the saffron strands. Let it boil, till the syrup achieves two string consistency. Once the sugar syrup turns a little thick. Put off the stove and keep aside.

  • Step 2

    Take another pan, boil the milk in medium flame until the milk is reduced to about 1/4th of its original quantity. Do not forget to stir continuously, once the milk is reduced, add cardamom powder, sugar syrup and mix well. Continue to heat it by stirring continuously for 5 more minutes.

  • Step 3

    Do not forget to stir continuously, once the milk is reduced, add cardamom powder, sugar mix well. Continue to heat it while stirring continuously for 5 more minutes.

  • Step 4

    Remove from heat and set aside. Now take the bread slices and cut them into sides and slice it as two triangles.

  • Step 5

    Heat ghee in a pan and shallow fry the bread till they are crisp and golden brown on each side. Once the bread slices are fried, soak each slice in the sugar syrup for about a minute. You can use some healthy alternative as well.

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