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Shahi Tukray Recipe

Shahi Tukray is a rich and classic dessert or a traditional bread pudding or bread dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, pakistani
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 people


For Sweet fried Bread:

  • 6 White Bread triangle slices
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Ghee/butter for frying

For Thick Milk/Rabri:

  • 1/2 litre Milk
  • 2 pieces Cardamoms
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Saffron
  • 1/4 tsp yellow food color
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence

For Garnishing:

  • 2 tbsp Pistachios chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron


For Sweet fried Bread:

  • In a bowl beat eggs, milk, vanilla essence and sugar together.Dip in your triangle shaped Bread slices in the egg mixture.
  • In a pan add butter/ghee ,then fry your soaked bread slices on a medium low flame from both the sides until golden brown, Set it aside.

For Thick Milk /Rabri:

  • In a pot ,put milk for boiling with some sugar and cardamom.
  • Once, its get boiled leave it on a low for half an hour or until it gets golden in color or looks thickened and reduced to half of its quantity.
  • Pour the hot thickened milk mixture over the fried bread and let them soak it at room temperature.Once your breads all get soaked in milk mixture/rabri, then keep them to refrigerate for couple of hours.
  • An hour before serving , in a small bowl add some thick cream, vanilla essence along with the remaining unsoaked cold milk/rabdi from the dish and beat them together.Pour this thick cream mixture over the fried bread, make sure to cover all the dish.

For Garnish:

  • Then garnish your dish with chopped pistachios and almonds with some sprinkle of saffron.Let it cool again for an hour, then serve chilled and enjoy!