Shahi Tukda Recipe

Transform your humble bread into a royal affair with this dessert called Shahi Tukda! This royal dessert comes straight from the culinary world of Hyderabad. This dessert is a combination of crunchy and silky texture. A crowd-pleaser during Diwali, this easy Shahi Tukda recipe will keep your guests coming for more. One bite of Shahi Tukda and you will be amazed at how a simple loaf of bread can be turned into such an exquisite dessert.  This simple yet delicious dessert is prepared with a simpler Shahi Tukray recipe. This Shahi Tukda is mildly sweet and brings with it a pleasing condensed milk flavour when made with Nestle Milkmaid Condensed Milk. Made with a combination of bread, ghee, sugar, cardamom and chopped nuts, the Shahi Tukda is a dessert for all. Once you know how to make Shahi Tukda, you will never have to think about ordering one from a restaurant again.

  • Servings - 8
  • Preparation - 15 min
  • Chilling - 30 min
  • Cooking - 35 min


  • 1 cup (150 ml)
    Water for syrup
  • to fry
    MILKMAID Pure Ghee
  • 1 cup (175 gm)
    Sugar for syrup
  • 1 tbsp
    Mixed Dried Fruits
  • 8 slices
  • 1 tsp
    Elaichi (Cardamom) Powder
  • 1 tsp
    Corn Flour
  • 1 cup (150 ml)
  • 1/2 tin (200g)
    NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk

  •   Make a paste of cornflour with 2-3 tbsp milk.  Mix NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk with the rest of the milk. Bring milk mixture to boil.  Add cornflour paste. Cook stirring constantly until thick.  Add elaichi powder.
  •     Prepare syrup by boiling water and sugar together.  Strain and keep aside. Cut bread slices into two and deep fry in ghee till golden brown. Immediately put the fried bread into sugar syrup.  Dip for a fraction of a minute, so that the tukras remain crisp.
  •     Remove from syrup and arrange in a serving dish. Top each piece of prepared bread(see preparation of bread and syrup) with 1 tbsp. Mixture of NESTLÉ MILKMAID and nuts.


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