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Shahi tukda | shahi tukra recipe – a warm welcome to new year 2012

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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SHAHI TUKDA

Shahi tukda, deep fried bread dipped in sugar syrup and served with rabdi,topped with nuts.

I wish all my readers and friends a very Happy new year 2012 . To welcome the New year I wanted to make a sweet and immediately Shahi tukda came to mind. A rich and royal dessert from the land of Hyderabad, is an easy one to make. So go ahead to try this out and impress your family and friends for this New year party.

INGREDIENTS
TO MAKE RABDI:

MILK 2 CUPS
MAIDA | CORN FLOUR 1/2 TSP
SUGAR 2 TBLSP
SAFFRON A PINCH

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

BREAD  SLICES (WHITE BREAD) 3-4 SLICES
SUGAR 1/4 CUP
GHEE TO FRY THE BREAD
CASHEW NUTS 7-8 NO
PISTA FEW
CARDAMON POWDER A PINCH

SHAHI TUKDA

  • Combine all the ingredients given under the rabdi table (except sugar)and boil this without forming any lumps for a sometime under medium flame stirring continuously.
  • Be careful not to get it burnt. When it reaches a pouring consistency switch off the flame and keep aside.Add sugar and mix well.
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  • Cut the edges of the bread and make it into small triangles.
  • Before cutting the bread just keep them open in plates for 15 mins and let the moisture gets absorbed from the bread.
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  • Heat ghee in a kadai in a  low flame  fry the bread pieces and drain it in a kitchen towel.
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  • Make a sugar syrup by adding little water to the sugar.
  • The syrup should be sticky and no string consistency has to be formed.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Dip the fried breads in the sugar syrup and take out in a second.
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  • Fry the cashew nuts and pistachios  ( i didn’t add pistachios) in a tsp of ghee.
  • Arrange the bread dipped in sugar syrup, in a plate.
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  • Pour the rabdi over this and garnish with nuts.
  • Serve chilled.

shahi tukda

  1. The rabdi can be made a day before the party and kept in the fridge.
  2. Always fry in ghee as oil will spoil the taste.

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20 comments

Priya December 30, 2011 - 7:31 am

Irresistible Shahi Tukda dear, Wat a delicious way to welcome 2012..

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Kalpana Sareesh December 30, 2011 - 8:17 am

so so yumm happy new year..

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Radhika December 30, 2011 - 9:00 am

yummyy…

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Chitra December 30, 2011 - 9:57 am

Happy new year jey. shahi tukda looks mouthwatering 🙂

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Prathima Rao December 30, 2011 - 10:49 am

A perfect dish to welcome the new year with!! Happy new year to u n ur family 😉
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

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Rinku Naveen December 30, 2011 - 11:42 am

Oh my that looks so yummy.
Happy New Year Jeyashri!!

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maha December 30, 2011 - 11:50 am

yummy sweet dish..nice one

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Aarthi December 30, 2011 - 4:02 pm

yummy dish

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simply.food December 30, 2011 - 6:07 pm

simply delicious, it sounds as royal as its name.

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Raji December 30, 2011 - 7:04 pm

Very delicious and so lovely. I used to love this a lot but it's long since I ate this..Happy New Year Jeyashri 🙂

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Torviewtoronto December 30, 2011 - 7:05 pm

this looks wonderful delicious sweet

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Home Cooked Oriya Food December 31, 2011 - 2:52 am

looks so royal! yummy!
Happy New Year!

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ANU December 31, 2011 - 1:19 pm Reply
Gayathri NG January 3, 2012 - 1:18 am

Happy New year.
Simply classic recipe…

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Gayathri NG January 3, 2012 - 1:21 am

Happy New year.
Simply classic recipe…

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Shanthi January 3, 2012 - 8:17 am

Irresistible and looks delicious. Happy new year

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Laavanya January 3, 2012 - 5:28 pm

Happy New Year Jeyashri.. that looks so delicious.

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Sharmilee! :) January 4, 2012 - 12:14 pm

Whata great way to welcome new year with shahi tukda..its my fav. Looks rich and yummy

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Nagalakshmi V January 5, 2012 - 2:49 am

i love deserets with bread 🙂 happy new year jeyashri!

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DV January 5, 2012 - 6:43 am

Simply superb!! 🙂 Happy new year to you and your family, Jeyashri!

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