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Rich Sweet Bread

Rich Sweet Bread is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Deep Fry
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :

Ingredients

10 slices bread

2 cups - Milk

oil for deep frying

Pistachios (unsaltedl)

For the Syrup:

2.5 cups - Sugar

15 to 20 strands Saffron (soaked in 1 tbsp - warm water for few minutes)

6 to 7 green Cardamoms (powdered)

3 cups - water

Method

  1. Pour the milk into a thali or flat dish. Soak one slice of bread in it at a time.
  2. Heat oil and deep fry individually
  3. (dripping-in-milk) slices of bread on a medium flame till it is golden brown and crisp.
  4. Simultaneously you must start making the syrup on another burner.
  5. First mix the sugar in the water and set it to boil.
  6. After 5 minutes add the saffron and cardamom powder.
  7. Boil for another 20 minutes till you get one thread consistency.
  8. Dip each slice, fresh from the frying pan into the syrup and let it soak for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve garnished with finely chopped pistachios.
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