Shahi Tukda


For Toast:
2 Tbsp Ghee [clarified butter]
2 bread slices
For Mixture:
1 1/2 cups milk
4 tbsp condensed milk
2 Tbsp sugar free or regular sugar
pinch of Saffron 
1/4 tsp elaichi (cardamom) powder
pinch of jaiphal (nutmeg) powder
For Garnish:
25 gms slivered badam (almonds) 
25 gms slivered pista (pistachios)
25 gms raisins
25 gms slivered cashew nuts

For Toast:
Cut the bread slices into two pieces.
Pour the ghee in a pan, fry the bread slices. 
On turning brown place the bread slices aside.
For the Mixture:
Combine all the ingredients in a broad bottomed non-stick pan:
[milk, sugar, condensed milk, saffron, elaichi and jaiphal]
Bring to a boil, stirring continuously.

Simmer for a few minutes till the mixture is thick.
Remove from the fire and keep aside.

Place the toast pieces in a deep serving dish.
Pour the warm mixture over the toast pieces 
Ensuring that the toast pieces are covered with the mixture.
Refrigerate till it is chilled.
Garnish with badam, pista, raisins and cashew nuts.