Shahi Tukra (শাহী টুকরা)
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Shahi Tukra (শাহী টুকরা)

Shahi Tukra (শাহী টুকরা) is a rich, royal Mughlai dessert of fried sugar syrup coated bread topped and soaked with fragrant creamy sweet thickened milk or rabri and garnished with dry fruits.


  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Fry the bread slices in the hot oil until deep, golden brown; drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Fry the cashews, almonds, and pistachio nuts in the hot oil until golden brown; remove from the oil and set aside to cool. Chop roughly.
  • Bring the Dano Power milk to a gentle boil in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium-low heat; continue boiling until the volume of Dano Power milk reduces by about half. Pour the evaporated Dano Power milk into the pan and add the sugar, cardamom, and saffron; simmer together for 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Arrange the fried bread pieces in a shallow dish large enough to allow them to be laid in a single layer. Evenly pour the Dano Power milk mixture over the bread. Scatter the chopped nuts over the bread. Chill in the refrigerator until completely cold, 1 to 2 hours.


- quart oil for deep frying
Of white bread, crusts removed and cut into 4 squares
8 slices
¼ cup
Sliced almonds
¼ cup
Pistachio nuts
2 tbsp
DANO Power Full Cream Milk Powder
1¼ cup
Dano Power evaporated milk
5 tbsp
White sugar
¾ cup
Ground cardamom
1 tsp
1 pinch