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Shahi Tukra Recipe


  • 6 slices of White Bread (or any bread of your choice.)
  • Pistachios (Pistay) (preferred amount)
  • Almonds (Baadaam) (preferred amount)
  • Seeds from 5 Cardamom Pods (Choti Ilaichi)
  • Khoya or Ricotta Cheese (preferred amount)
  • 5 tbsp. Sugar
  • A dash of Yellow Food Color
  • Rose Water Essence (Kevera)
  • 4 tbsp. Cooking Oil
  • 1 liter of Whole Milk

how to make Shahi Tukra

  • Heat oil in a frying pan and when oil is well hot, fry the slices of white bread until it is lightly brown on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  • Heat milk in a saucepan until it comes to a boil. Add cardamom seeds, sugar and yellow color into milk and cook until milk thickens well. Add rose water essence, mix and remove from heat.
  • Arrange the fried bread slices in a deep pan or deep tray. Pour milk mixture over the bread slices. Garnish with khoya or ricotta cheese, pistachios and almonds and serve.

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