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Friday, December 30, 2011

Bread halwa / Hydrabadi Double Ka Meetha

Bread halwa / Hydrabadi Double Ka Meetha
Double Ka Meetha is one of the traditional Hyderabadi desserts from Mughlai cuisine family. It is an immensely rich sweet for special occasions. It also called as Dabal Ka Meetha

5 Bread Slices
10 Almond (Badam)
1 tsp Cardamom\Yalakai Powder
1 litre Milk
1 1/2 cup Sugar
1 1/2 cup water
Pinch of Saffron 

  • Soak almonds in warm water for some time and peel off the skin.
  • Roughly chop the almonds`
  • Remove the hard crust of the bread slices and cut them into halves diagonally.
  • Heat half a tbsp of ghee in a wide pan, arrange couple of the bread slices.
  • Fry for few seconds and turn on other side to let the bread slices soak all the ghee in the pan. Now fry on medium high flame till bread slices turn dark golden brown on both sides. Remove the fried bread onto a plate.
  • Pour another half a tbsp of ghee in the pan and repeat the same with remaining bread slices.
  • Bring a cup of water to boil in a sauce pot, add sugar and cardamom powder.
  • Let the sugar melt and the syrup thicken a bit (around 8 minutes).
  • Remove the sugar syrup from heat.
  • Dip each slice of fried bread in sugar syrup and remove onto a bowl.
  • Bring milk to boil in a heavy bottomed wide pan.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and let the milk reduce its quantity to half.
  • Stir in remaining cardamom powder, remaining saffron threads and reduce the heat to low.make a rabadi
  • Arrange the bread slices in the plate pour the rabadi on the bread slices
  • Garnish the prepared bread sweet with chopped pistachios and almonds.

Serve double ka meeta hot or chilled.

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