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A popular north Indian dessert.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
2 hrs 30 mins
total:
3 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Fry the bread squares in the oil until crispy and brown; remove to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.

  • Stir the milk and sugar together in a saucepan; bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Add the cardamom pods, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and saffron; simmer together for 15 minutes. Remove and discard the whole spices. Set the mixture aside to cool to room temperature.

  • Arrange the bread in a flat-bottomed serving dish. Gently pour the milk mixture over the bread until all pieces are covered. Chill in refrigerator 2 to 3 hours. Garnish with the almonds to serve.

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We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

705 calories; protein 11.8g; carbohydrates 108.6g; fat 26.1g; cholesterol 16.3mg; sodium 492.9mg. Full Nutrition
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