Shahi Tukra

The Royal Morsel (Indian Bread Pudding)

	Evaporated Milk		3 cups
	Sliced White bread	4 no.
	Oil 			to fry
	Green Cardamom		½ tsp.
	Saffron			½ tsp.
	Sugar			50 gms.
	Pistachio slivers	2 tblspn.
	Silver Leaf(optional)	2 leaves

  • Cut the bread slices diagonally after removing the crust.Fry them golden brown and set them aside.
  • Cook the evaporated milk in a heavy bottom sauce pan. Reduce to a thick craemy consistency.
  • Simmer and add the sugar. Stir constantly.
  • Add the saffron strands while heating the milk so that the milk gets a good saffron color.
  • Add the cardamom powder, take it off the heat.
  • Line the fried bread slices in a platter and pour the creamy milk sauce on top of it, soaking all the bread slices in the milk.
  • Garmish with the pistachio slivers and the silver leaf (or virk)

  • Serve garnished with pistachio slivers.

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