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Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda or Shahi Tukra is an Indian bread pudding. It's made with golden fried bread, soaked in a rich, saffron induced custard sauce. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Pakistani/Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 414kcal


For the Custard Sauce:

  • 1 cup prepared custard
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon bloomed saffron

For the Bread:

  • 4 slices of bread cut into triangles
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying
  • Slivered pistachios for garnishing


  • Mix the custard sauce ingredients and set aside.
  • Lightly fry the bread triangles until golden brown.
  • Arrange the fried bread on a serving platter, and pour over the saffron infused custard sauce, and garnish with slivered pistachios.
  • Chill in the fridge for a few hours, and then serve.


Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 1mg