Shahi Tukda Recipe /How to Make Shahi Tukda/Tukra

Shahi Tukda is one of the most easiest dessert recipe. Shahi Tukda is made from bread slices and served wit rabri, Shahi tukda/tukra is a royal treat to your sudden cravings provided you have rabri ready.
Making Shahi Tukra is very easy at home as the ingredients needed can be found easily in your pantry. as Since today Eid is been celebrated in India I  thought of sharing this quick and delicious dessert.
Here's wishing all those celebrating Eid today Eid Mubarak!

4-5 bread slices sides/edges trimmed
 1 litre milk
1 1/2 tbsp-2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
4-5 strands of saffron
Almonds and pista as needed

for sugar syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 tsp rose water
1/2 tbsp cardamom powder


  • Trim the edges of the bread and cut them daigonally , toast them till crisp on a non stick pan
  • You can even fry the bread  using 1 tbsp ghee
  • The breads should be crisp golden brown
  • Make sugar syrup by adding sugar and water in a pan 
  • Let it boil to a thick syrup
  • Add cardamom powder and rose water
  • Soak the toasted bread in the sugar syrup.
  • Make rabri by reducing the milk to half of its quantity add sugar,cardamom powder and saffron.
  • While serving take the soaked bread slices and pour the rabri over it
  • Garnish with pistachios and almonds.
  • Serve it chilled.
  • You can also make a thick rabdi  and serve ..find the recipe for kesar lacha rabdi here 

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  1. wow...looks so delicious...a royal dessert

  2. Lovely post on a special day! I haven't made shahi tukda in ages and your pictures have me drooling.:)

  3. Eid Mubarak Glori... Your shahi Tukray looks so tempting and nice in color also <3 LOve

  4. Tempting and a different style of recipe... love it :)

  5. Oh-nice, though slightly rich for my taste, yet it is one of the best sweet treat.

  6. So its a bit like jazzed up french toast?

    1. Slightly different dear.... here no eggs are more like a rich dessert

  7. This is such a rich treat all time... yours looks amazing!

  8. I have just made it once and that too 5 or 6 yrs back. Now seeing ur post wish I can taste soke today itself. So going to make some soon..

  9. looks so mouthwatering

  10. looks so delicious!! who can say no to such a yummy dessert!!