Shahi Tukda

One of the oldest known desserts, Shahi Tukda uses bread as its main ingredient. Try this recipe as a weekend surprise for your family.

  • Preparation Time:10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8- 10 shahi tudka slices
Shahi Tukda


  • Modern Enriched Sweet Bread slices -8-9
  • Refined oil (for deep frying)
  • Sugar- Measuring a small cup
  • Fresh cream (Tetra pack) or Sour Cream (malaai)
  • Grated coconut (optional), powdered cardamom, raisins, almond.


  1. Make sugar syrup- Pour sugar in 2 cups of water, let it boil. Sieve and transfer in big bowl. Keep aside.
  2. Deep fry the bread slices till they turn crispy brown in a heavy pan.
  3. Dip the deep fried bread in sugar syrup for 10-15 seconds. Spread on plate.
  4. On each bread piece, pour fresh cream. Garnish with raisins and almonds.

In case you are using home-made malaai, add sugar and powdered cardamom, whip it nicely and apply on the bread pieces. Your comfort food gets ready in 30 minutes.