Wednesday, June 19, 2013

DOUBLE KA MEETHA

Double ka Meetha is a special dessert from Hyderabad basically of Moghul origin. The bread slices and fried in ghee and then soaked in sugar syrup and milk flavored with cardomom and saffron. The ingredients and preparation closely resemble Shahi Tukra. However Shahi Tukra is a much more richer version and also the shape of the bread slices are retained as such. 

DoubleKaMeetha


Ingredients
White bread: 6 slices
Milk: 1 cup
Water: 1/2 cup
Sugar: 1/2 cup
Cardamom: 4 or 5 pods
Ghee: 1/2 cup
Nuts and raisins: 1/4 cup
Saffron: a pinch 

Procedure:

  1. Cut the bread slice into triangles and allow them to dry for about an hour
  2. Soak the saffron in 1 tsp of warm milk
  3. Fry the bread slices in ghee and arrange them on a bowl
  4. Boil 1/2 cup of water with sugar until the sugar dissolves well in water. No need to check for any consistency.Add the crushed cardamom as well
  5. Now pour the sugar syrup over the bread slices
  6. Finally boil milk and simmer for 5 minutes
  7. Pour the milk over the bread slices and let it sit for 10 minutes
  8. Garnish with chopped nuts and raisins fried in ghee. Add soaked saffron as well



Step by Step pictures

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5 comments:

  1. Wowwww... one of my favorite desserts.. looks absolutely fantastic.. Yummy!!

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  2. Kids will love it for sure.... tempting

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