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Shahi tukda dessert recipe

Shahi tukda should be served immediately after garnishing with rabri.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: fried toast with rabdi, sahi tukda, sahi tukra, shahi tukda, shahi tukde, shai tukda
Servings: 4


  • kadai or frying pan
  • sauce pan for making rabdi


  • 1 cup rabri or condensed milk
  • 4 slices bread brown bread
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 4-6 strands saffron
  • Oil or ghee for frying
  • 1 tbsp. pistachios & almonds finely chopped or sliced, few dried rose leaves optionally


  • Heat sugar,water and saffron strands until sugar has dissolved,turn off the heat and allow to cool.

Traditional frying method

  • Heat oil or ghee. Fry pieces of bread on medium heat until golden brown.
  • Dip bread pieces in cooled sugar syrup and keep it aside.

Air fryer method

  • Preheat the oven for 10 mins at 180 deg c. Place the bread slices.
  • Cook for 10 mins at 180 deg C for 10 mins. Oil spray 3 times, until it is golden crisp on both sides. Let it cool
  • Apply the sugar syrup with a brush once done. This ensures you also eat lesser calories than eating something deep fried and dipped in sugar syrup.
  • Garnish with rabdi and nuts when you want to eat it immediately.


It is very important that the sugar syrup has cooled when the fried bread pieces are dipped in them.


Serving: 2g