Shahi Tukda (Bread Pudding) (dessert)

Shahi Tukda (Bread Pudding) (dessert)

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter full-cream milk
  • 1 can (400gm) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cardamom
    (crashed)
  • 6-8 slices of bread
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • Ghee to deep fry the bread
  • 1/2 cup of chopped almond
    (for garnishing)

Preparation:

  1. Mix the milk and condensed milk in a thick-bottomed pan and boil till it reduces to half its original
    quantity. 
  2. Stir frequently to prevent from burning the milk. 
  3. When it is done, add the cardamom, mix well and remove from the fire.
  4. Cut the crusts off from the slices of bread and quarter the slices.
  5. Heat the ghee in a pan on a medium flame, deep fry the pieces of bread in it till they are crisp and
    golden, keep this on paper towels for soak the extra ghee.
  6. In the same ghee, sauté the raisins till they puff up. 
  7. Remove from the ghee and drain well on paper towels.
  8. Put a layer of bread pieces at the bottom of a flat serving dish and top with the thickened milk mixture.
  9. Keep adding layers of bread and the milk mixture alternating as you go, till all the bread and milk mixture is used up.
  10. Garnish the dish with the raisins and chopped almond, chill for an hour and serve.

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