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Shahi Tukda

Ingredients

Bread  - 5 slices
Ghee for frying as required
Thick rabri - 100 gm
Silver leaf (optional) - 1 sheet
Almonds/cashewnuts/pistachio(thinly sliced) for garnish      

For Syrup      
Sugar - 100 gm
Water - 50 ml.
Cardamom powder - one pinch
Saffron (dissolved in 1tsp hot water) - 1 Pinch

Directions

  1. Remove crust from the bread and cut them each in four triangular pieces.
  2. Heat ghee in a frying pan and fry the bread slices, one at a time on both sides till they get golden brown.
  3. Make a thick sugar syrup by boiling the listed ingredients for syrup.
  4. Soak bread slices in the sugar syrup for 5 minutes.
  5. Arrange the slices on a platter and top it with rabdi.
  6. Garnish with silver leaf and nuts. Refrigerate and serve cold.

Additional information

(Note: Rabri, which is reduced milk, and Silver leaf are available at Indian grocery stores. If Rabri is not available, then please follow the second recipe)