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Shahi Tukra/Double ka Mee

A bread and milk based dessert very popular in Mughlai cuisine
Recipe By : Niru Gupta
Type: Desserts Serving: 8 pieces Cooking Time: 1 hour


  • 4 slices of a large white bread, edges trimmed off
  • Ghee (clarified butter) for deep-frying
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) sugar
  • cup milk
  • Rabri made of 1/2 kg milk  
  • 1 tsp gulab jal (rose water)
  • cup  malai (clotted cream) or thick cream
  • Vark (Silver leaves) optional
  • For Garnish:
  • 2 tbsp blanched and slivered almonds (badam)
  • 2 tbsp blanched and slivered pistachios (pista)
  • Few rose petals (optional)
  • Few strands of kesar (saffron)


  • Cut the bread slices into half, lengthwise, and deep fry in hot ghee, till crisp.
  • Dissolve the sugar in the milk and bring to a boil, and keep aside till cool enough to handle.

  • Dip the bread in the milk and sugar solution, and arrange the pieces in a serving dish, in one layer.

  • Mix the rose water in the `rabri' and spoon it over the bread slices, to cover all of them.

  • Spoon the malai or cream over the centre of each slice.

  • Garnish the vark over this, in case you are using it.

  • Garnish with almonds, pistachios, rose petals and the saffron strands. Serve hot or chilled.


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