Double ka meetha
|Place of origin||South Asia|
|Region or state||Old Hyderabad State which includes Marathi, Kannada and all Telugu regions (Naizam, Sircar and Ceded) ruled by Nizams and Qutub Shahis. Popular in Hyderabad, India.|
|Main ingredients||Bread, milk and dry fruits|
Double ka meetha, also known as Shahi Tukra, is a South Asian bread pudding of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including saffron and cardamom. Double ka meetha is a dessert of Hyderabad State. It is popular in Hyderabadi cuisine, served at weddings and parties. Double ka meetha refers to the milk bread, called "Double Roti" in the local Indian dialects because it swells up to almost double its original size after baking.
- K. T. Achaya (1994). Indian food: a historical companion. Oxford University Press. p. 123.
The very sweet, ghee-rich fried bread pudding laced with almonds, which elsewhere is called shahi-tukda, is in Hyderabad termed double-ka-meeta, the name stemming from the double-rod (bread loaf) that is used to make it.
- Colleen Taylor Sen (2014). Feasts and Fasts: A History of Food in India. Reaktion. p. 204. ISBN 978-1-78023-391-8.
double ka meetha (also called shahi tukra), a bread pudding with cream
- Hyderabadi double ka meetha
- Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha | Traditional Bread Pudding
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