Khubani ka Shahi Tukda Recipe

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Khubani ka Shahi Tukda
Khubani ka Shahi Tukda
  • Chef: Vikas Khanna
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Vikas Khanna teaches you how to make a mouth watering shahi tukda stuffed with apricots and topped with rabdi.

Ingredients of Khubani ka Shahi Tukda

  • For the rabdi:
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
  • For the shahi tukda:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • Ghee, for deep frying
  • 1/4 tsp saffron strands
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 100 gms dried apricots, soaked overnight and drained
  • 2 Tbsp pistachios, finely chopped
  • 2 sheets edible silver/gold leaf (Optional)

How to Make Khubani ka Shahi Tukda

  • For the rabdi:
  • 1.Heat milk in a kadhai (wok) over medium heat and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and cook, stirring continuously, till it thickens to a consistency of a custard sauce.
  • 2.Remove from heat, add sugar and cardamom powder and stir till sugar dissolves. The mixture will thicken on cooling.
  • For the shahi tukda:
  • 1.Combine the sugar with 2 cups water in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring till sugar dissolves and the syrup thickens to one-string consistency.
  • 2.Add the drained apricots to the syrup and cook till tender. Remove apricots from syrup and set aside.
  • 3.In another saucepan, combine the milk with saffron and prepared sugar syrup (The syrup in which the apricots were cooked) and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  • 4.Heat the clarified butter in a kadhai over medium heat, and deep fry the bread slices till golden and crisp. Remove and drain on absorbent paper.
  • 5.Soak the fried bread slices in the warm milk for 2 minutes.
  • 6.Sandwich the cooked apricots between the softened bread.
  • 7.To serve, arrange the sweet apricot sandwiches on a plate and spoon rabdi over. Sprinkle over with pistachios and garnish with silver leaf.
  • 8.Serve warm.