How to make Khajoori Shahi Tukra With Mango -

A delicious sweet with mango and dates.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Bread (ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Mithais

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Khajoori Shahi Tukra With Mango

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The cuisine of Uttar Pradesh is synonymous with a wide variety as every city in this state offers a different but equally sumptuous cuisine for the gourmet. Most families in Uttar Pradesh eat vegetarian food, although meat delicacies cooked in the Awadh style are world famous. Average cuisines in Uttar Pradesh revolve around the simple, vegetable curries of all kinds. But there is a predominance of fried foods which are a must especially during festivals and special occasions. 
The irresistible Mughlai food is reminiscent of the Nawabi and the Mughal glory. The world renowned Dum Pukht (means ‘to breathe and to cook’) cuisine owes its excellence to the fact that the food, sealed in a dish and slow-cooked in its own juices, retains its entire natural aromas and flavours. Lucknow is famous for its biryanis and different meat preparations. A very interesting aspect of Awadh cuisine is the inspiration it draws from a myriad sources - seasons and celebrations, flora and fauna, personalities, poetry and colour.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Khajoori Shahi Tukra With Mango Recipe

  • Dates 16-20

  • Bread 8 slices

  • Pistachios 15-20

  • Mawa (khoya) 100 grams

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Mango puree 1 cup

Method

Step 1

Wash and chop dates roughly. Cut bread slices into round shapes. Blanch pistachios, peel and slice thinly. Grate khoya and keep aside. Bring milk to a boil, simmer for fifteen to twenty minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 2

Add four tablespoons of sugar and saffron. Simmer for five minutes. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry bread rounds till light golden brown. Drain. Dip them in warm reduced milk. Take the bread rounds out and keep aside. Reserve the reduced milk.

Step 3

Add two cups of water to chopped dates and cook on high heat till it begins to boil. Simmer till mixture is semi dry. Divide it into four equal portions. Place a portion of date filling on bread slices and place another bread slice on top of it. Press a little.

Step 4

Proceed with the rest of the bread slices and the date filling in the same manner. Pre heat oven to 175ºC. Top each portion with grated khoya and place on a baking tray and bake in a preheated oven at 175ºC for five minutes.

Step 5

Mix sweetened reduced milk with the mango puree and chill it. Pour mango sauce on a serving plate and place bread slices stuffed with date filling on it. Serve garnished with sliced pistachios.

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