Rusk pudding/Instant Shahi Tukda recipe
Rusk Custard Pudding or instant shahi tukda is an easy-to-make and delicious dessert recipe prepared with rusk, milk, sugar, custard powder and garnished with dry fruits and grated coconut Loved by people of all ages, especially children. It is a very simple recipe that can be ready in a short time. A great choice for any time desserts, parties, or gatherings. Rusk custard Pudding is a perfect dessert recipe that will suffice your carving for sweetness after a delicious iftar.
- ½ liter Milk
- 14 nos. Bread rusk
- 1 no. Apple Chop it in small pieces
- 1 cup Sugar (150 grams)
- 3 tablespoon Custard Powder
- 8-10 nos. Almonds Slice in small pieces
- 10 nos. Cashew Nuts Slice in small pieces
- 10 nos Pistachios Slice in small pieces
- 2 tablespoon Raisins
- 4 tablespoon grated Coconut
- 5-6 strands Saffron
- ½ teaspoon Cardamom powder
- 8-10 nos. Cherry for garnishing (optional)
- 1 teaspoon butter/ clarified butter
Instructions for making sugar syrup:
Melt 1 teaspoon butter or clarified butter (I used here clarified butter) in a cooking pot or kadhai and add ½ cup sugar to it.
Allow it to little caramelize then add the same quantity of water as the sugar, you added. (1/2 cup sugar to ½ cup water).
Cook it just till all sugar melt completely, then add a pinch of cardamom powder in it.
Now turn off the flame add this sugar syrup to a bowl and keep aside. Your sugar syrup is now ready.
Instructions for making custard pudding:
Boil milk in a kadhai or cooking pot on medium flame.
Add remaining ½ cup of sugar to it. Stir continuously so that the sugar melts properly.
Then add half of the chopped dry fruits, 1 teaspoon cardamom powder, and saffron strands into milk. Stir occasionally, now lower the gas flame and keep boiling milk.
Take a small bowl and mix the custard powder with 4 tablespoons of milk. Add it to the sugared boiled milk.
Let the milk simmer on low flame for about 3-4 minutes so that it thickens. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
Further cut Apple in a small piece and add to custard pudding and mix well.
Instructions for making rusk custard pudding or instant shahi tukda:
At last for assembling and layering take all ingredients together. Like custard pudding, sugar syrup, rusks, remaining dry fruits, grated coconut, and cherry.
Further dip rusks into sugar syrup for 2 minutes.
Now take a medium-size bowl and start layering all these ingredients.
Pour a small quantity of custard pudding at the bottom of a bowl and spread a little bit of chopped dry fruits and grated coconut over it, and now put two rusks in it, which we dipped in sugar syrup.
Spread grated coconut, dry fruits, the cherry on rusks and again pour around 2-3 tablespoons of custard pudding over it and repeat the same procedure till the bowl gets full with these layering.
After completing the layer, keep this bowl in a refrigerator for at least one hour.
After an hour remove the rusk custard pudding bowl from the refrigerator. Your rusk custard pudding or instant shahi tukda is ready to serve.
1 - You can use dry fruits of your choice.
2 - You can even use leftover rusk for this recipe.
3 - Store it in an airtight container in a refrigerator and remove it 10 minutes before eating.
4 - Use a little bit more custard powder while mixing with milk, so custard will become thick.