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a white serving dish with shahi tukray inside - pieces of golden bread soaked in sweet milk


  • Author: Zoha
  • Total Time: 2+ hours with cooling
  • Yield: 8-10


An easy, no fuss take on the delicious South Asian dessert which takes only 15 minutes of work and 6 ingredients!


  • 1 pack Original Hawaiian Sweet Rolls (12 rolls); or sub brioche or white bread of your choice (about 350g total)
  • 6-8 tbsp unsalted butter (113g)
  • 5 cups whole milk (1200g)
  • 4-6 cardamom pods
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 of 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk (about 300g)


  • Divide the Hawaiian Rolls and slice each into half horizontally
  • Pan fry in a generous amount of butter until the rolls are golden and crispy on both sides
  • Bring the milk, cardamom pods and salt to a boil in a saucepan, and simmer on low heat for ~5 minutes. Add the sweetened condensed milk, tasting to bring the sweetness to your desired level, and mix to combine
  • Arrange the fried rolls in your serving dish of choice, stacking them nicely
  • Strain over the milk mixture, making sure to cover all the rolls
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2+ hours until fully cooled down
  • Garnish with slivered almonds and crushed freeze dried strawberries
  • Enjoy!


  • This recipe is quite flexible and you can adjust almost all quantities to your preference
  • You can prepare these Shahi Tukray in advance (1-2 days) and garnish before serving
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Pakistani

Keywords: Easy Shahi Tukray